Also called: Dentist, General Dentist, Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Associate Dentist
In the Air Force: Dentist; Dentist, Advanced Clinical; Dentist, Comprehensive; Dentist, Dental Materials Science; Dentist, General Clinical; Dentist, Hospital Dentistry; Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR); Dentist, Public Health; Dentist, Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD); Pediatric Dentist; Periodontist
In the Army: General Dentist; Public Health Dentist
In the Coast Guard: Dentist
In the Navy: Dental Officer General Practitioner; Endodontist; Operative Dentist
- Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
- Use masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect themselves and their patients from infectious diseases.
- Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, or other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.
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