Dentist Career Guide

Dentist Career Guide

Dentist is the person who treats the problems related to patient’s teeth, gums, and other related parts of the mouth. They also suggest diet which is good for oral health. Dentist salary in India differs from the experience level which the person has. In this article we have mentioned every important information related to dentist profession.


  • Repair fractured teeth.
  • Place whitening agents on the teeth.
  • Remove decay and fill cavities.
  • Prescribe medicines.
  • Check x rays of teeth and recognize the problem.
  • Teach patient’s about oral health and its importance.

Dentist use a lot of equipment’s like drills, forceps, brushes, lasers, digital scanners, mouth mirrors, probes and many other tools.Some dentist practice in specific fields, like:

  • Endodontists
  • Dental Public Health Specialist
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Oral Pathologists
  • Orhtodontists
  • Pediatric Dentists
  • Periodontists
  • Prosthodontists.

Some dentist wok with other senior dentists, and some have their own business. Some may have partners in their business. Dentist are very hygienic and wear mask, use hand gloves to be safe and also keep patient’s safe from any infections. Some dentist work for full time and some work according to patient’s needs like part time.

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Education – If you want to enter into dentist field, you need to have passed your 12th from biology and chemistry subjects. You may have to take Dental Admission Test (DAT). Training need to be taken for becoming a dentist. If you want to do research than also you can do training programs, it will include practical tasks also. You can teach other students for earning while learning.

License – For working as a dentist, you need to be licensed in the state they work. You may need to take state exam for practicing. If you want to work in any specific field than you need to take license or exam for that specific field.

Salary – The dentist salary in India is good even if you are in early stage of your career. You may expect more than 25k in starting and if you are experienced, than you can earn more than 70k in a month.

Dentist jobs are available in government hospitals also. You need not to worry about the dentist salary in India, it will increase automatically as soon as you start getting experience. If you have feeling of helping others and have calm nature and also good with equipment’s than surely go for this career.