Dentist

Le dentiste est chargé d’identifier, de prévenir et de traiter les troubles et les anomalies des dents et des gencives. Il est le garant de dents en bonne santé et d'un sourire étincelant.

Employment outlook

Good
Employment opportunities are good in Nova-Scotia

Prerequisits

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Test d'Aptitude Dentaire - Canadien ou Américain

Trois lettres de références

Entretien

Daily tasks

  • Prendre en charge le patient lors de son admission
  • Diagnostiquer les maladies dentaires, les blessures et les caries et décider du traitement approprié
  • Établir des programmes de soins individualisés
  • Remettre en état, extraire et remplacer les dents malades ou cariées
  • Rédiger des prescriptions médicales à l'intention des patients
  • Renseigner le dossier médical des patients et des progrès réalisés
  • Conseiller d’autres professionnels de la santé lors de travail en équipe

Required skills

  • Ability to assess, plan and implement a care program
  • Be able to react quickly and effectively in an emergency
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Have an excellent analytical and synthesis spirit
  • Have excellent dexterity
  • Love physical work and handling of instruments

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Salary

$55,31 / hour *

Annual salary at 40h per week: $115 045

Min hourly rate: $13,42 / h ($27 914)

Max hourly rate: $80,00 / h ($166 400)

* Median rate according to Statistics Canada

Work locations

  • Hospital center
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Private clinic

Training institutions

Available scholarships in Nova Scotia

Type of diploma obtained

Bachelor of Health Science

Years of study: 4

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