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Dentists, General
(SOC Code : 29-1021)
in Madera County

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Madera County is the same as Madera MSA.


Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Madera MSA20131st Qtr$91.30$56.76$0.00$0.00

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Madera County 2010 - 202060701016.73

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Conscious Sedation PermitDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Dental Board of California
Executive Unit
www.dbc.ca.gov
Dental LicenseDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Dental Board of California
Executive Unit
www.dbc.ca.gov
General Anesthesia Permit (dentist or physician) Department of Consumer Affairs
Dental Board of California
Executive Unit
www.dbc.ca.gov
Oral Conscious Sedation CertificateDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Dental Board of California
Executive Unit
www.dbc.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Madera County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Offices of Dentists 6164.4%
Offices of Physicians 1282.2%
Outpatient Care Centers 181.5%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
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.
Use air turbine and hand instruments, dental appliances and surgical implements.
Formulate plan of treatment for patient`s teeth and mouth tissue.
Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, or malformations of teeth, gums, or related oral structures and provide preventive or corrective services.
Advise or instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, or oral health care services.
Treat exposure of pulp by pulp capping, removal of pulp from pulp chamber, or root canal, using dental instruments.
Write prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications.
Design, make, or fit prosthodontic appliances, such as space maintainers, bridges, or dentures, or write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for denturists or dental technicians.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Control Precision - The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

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Alternate Titles
Doctors of Dental Medicine (DMD); Doctors of Dental Surgery (DDS); and Family Dentists
 
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