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Prosthodontists - 29-1024.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Diagnose, treat, rehabilitate, design, and fit prostheses that maintain oral function, health, and appearance for patients with clinical conditions associated with teeth, oral and maxillofacial tissues, or the jaw.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Dental Science Doctor
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontist
  • Prosthetic Dentist
  • Prosthodontist
  • Removable Prosthodontist

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Bleach discolored teeth to brighten and whiten them.
  • Collaborate with general dentists, specialists, and other health professionals to develop solutions to dental and oral health concerns.
  • Design and fabricate dental prostheses, or supervise dental technicians and laboratory bench workers who construct the devices.
  • Fit prostheses to patients, making any necessary adjustments and modifications.
  • Measure and take impressions of patients' jaws and teeth to determine the shape and size of dental prostheses, using face bows, dental articulators, recording devices, and other materials.
  • Place veneers onto teeth to conceal defects.
  • Repair, reline, or rebase dentures.
  • Replace missing teeth and associated oral structures with permanent fixtures, such as implant-supported prostheses, crowns and bridges, or removable fixtures, such as dentures.
  • Restore function and aesthetics to traumatic injury victims, or to individuals with diseases or birth defects.
  • Treat facial pain and jaw joint problems.
  • Use bonding technology on the surface of the teeth to change tooth shape or to close gaps.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust dental devices or appliances to ensure fit.
  • Adjust prostheses or other assistive devices.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Design medical devices or appliances.
  • Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients.
  • Treat dental problems or diseases.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Comprehensive Dentist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Comprehensive Dentist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dental Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dental Hygienist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Technician (Advanced) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Technician (Maxillofacial) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Technician, Advanced (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Technician, Basic (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Dental Laboratory Technician, Maxillofacial (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Dentist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Advanced Clinical (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Comprehensive (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Dental Materials Science (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, General Clinical (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Hospital Dentistry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Public Health (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Endodontist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Executive Dentist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Dentist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetist (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Operative Dentist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Facial Esthetics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Maxillofacial Reconstruction (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Temporomandibular Joint (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral Pathologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthodontist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatric Dentist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Periodontist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodonist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodonist, Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodontics (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodontist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodontist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodontist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodontist (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Prosthodontist, Area Dental Laboratory (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodontist, Dental Materials (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Prosthodontist, Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Public Health Dentist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Prosthodontist