If you're thinking about becoming an orthodontist or are planning the next step in your career, look for details about an orthodontist's position, career path, and salary history. The 3 largest companies in the United States where an orthodontist receives the highest compensation are Jdc Healthcare, PLLC and Smile Brands Inc. Salary estimates are based on 188 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by employees of an orthodontist in New York City, New York, New York.
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An orthodontic appliance is simply a dental device that is manufactured specifically for the treatment of a dental condition. There are many different types of braces and they treat a number of problems, such as crooked teeth, crowded teeth, jaw irregularities, even snoring and sleep apnea.
A dentist is a doctor who is trained to specialize in teeth, gums, nerves, and jaw. Orthodontists are also dentists, but their specialty in dentistry focuses on correcting bites, occlusion, which is the way in which teeth come into contact with each other, and the rectitude of the teeth.