Prosthodontists


Construct oral prostheses to replace missing teeth and other oral structures to correct natural and acquired deformation of mouth and jaws, to restore and maintain oral function, such as chewing and speaking, and to improve appearance.
Also called: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, Prosthodontist, Removable Prosthodontist

Knowledge:

    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Math and Science
  • psychology
  • chemistry
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Hand and Finger Use
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Persistence
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Henry Schein Dentrix
  • Planet DDS Denticon
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Image management software

Education:

    post-doctoral training
    doctoral degree
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