An offer from the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training

Your profession: Specialised dental practitioner - Orthodontist (m/f)

Professional activities

Specialist dentists carry out specialist dental activities depending on their field of specialisation. In orthodontics, they identify, prevent or treat malformations of the masticatory system or of the jaw.

Fields of work

Possible places or areas of employment for orthodontists include the following,

  • Dental surgeries
  • Dental clinics
  • Centres specialising in dental, oral and maxillofacial medicine
  • Medical and pharmaceutical research institutes
  • Health authorities or health insurance companies
  • The German armed forces
  • Dentist’s chambers or medical associations
  • Medical research and teaching

The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).