- Dentists are health professionals who ensure healthy teeth and gums for their patients.
- Their field of expertise is called dentistry.
Dentists can be general practitioners or specialists.
- Dental public health, endodontic, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics, paediatric dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics.
- Prevent, diagnose and treat problems of mouth, teeth and gums.
- Examine x-rays to identify underlying problems of a person’s mouth and help correct those issues.
- Fill cavities and place sealants where necessary.
- Repair broken teeth or correct the orientation of crooked teeth by strengthening them.
- Often help patients improve their smile by using cosmetic dental procedures such as whitening.
- Master’s degree in the respective subject with Danish authorization.
- Dentists educated outside Denmark must hold Danish authorization to be able to use the title dentist in Denmark.
- Danish Health and Medicines Authority has to make a positive assessment of one’s dental qualification.
- Once done, the candidate has to pass a Danish language test.
- Once cleared, next step will be to attempt a written and oral dental test, followed by attending a course in Danish health legislation.
- Next step will be to find a position for adaptation and training purposes and one will be paid according to the general employment conditions.
The salary in US dollars may range between $11,375 – $122,084 with median being $113,834.