Competent authority Authority
Oral surgeon (m/f)
German: Fachzahnarzt/Fachzahnärztin für Oralchirurgie

Fields of work

Specialist dentists mainly work at dental practices, at dental clinics and at centres specialising in dental, oral and maxillofacial medicine. In addition, they find further employment opportunities with medical and pharmaceutical research institutes, health authorities or health insurance companies. They may also work for the German Army, for dentist’s chambers or for statutory health insurance companies. Teaching and research are other potential fields of employment.

Professional experience

Specialist dentists carry out specialist dental activities depending on their field of specialisation. In oral surgery, they undertake surgical procedures in the jaw area.

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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