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Orthodontists

in Massachusetts

Examine, diagnose, and treat dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies. Design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
291023  Orthodontists 511 556 45 8.81 % 14 10 Doctoral or professional degree 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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