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Can you tell me what a dentist do, how much do they get paid and the tools they use?

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Dr. Kevin Hanley
Orthodontics 43 years experience
Mouth Physicians: Dentists are physicians of the mouth. They treat diseases of the teeth and oral tissues. They have many different instruments to treat dental disease: dental drills, hand instruments, filling materials. Dentist get paid for the treatments they provide. Each procedure will have a different fee associated with it, depending upon the difficulty of it.

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Last updated Jun 14, 2014

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