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The Best Dental Specialist Salary

The average salary for a dental specialist depends on their focus. The average pay for a specialized dentist also takes into consideration factors like location, certification and experience. Specialists are greatly needed in underserved areas due to a growing oral health care crisis.

Dental Specialist Rates and Compensation

According to a 2012 Hub Pages article, The Highest Paid Dentists and Dental Specialists in America, an average dental specialist salary depends on factors like specialty, location and experience. The number of U.S. dental specialist jobs are expected to increase by 21% until 2020.

Here is a list of average dental specialist salaries according to 2015 findings:

General dentists: $125,168 per year

Oral surgeons: $212,303 per year

Orthodontists: $152,383 per year

Periodontists:  $168,697 per year

Endodontists: $200,978 per year

Pediatric dentists: $169,220 per year

Kool Smiles Salaries are Higher Than National Averages

At Kool Smiles, we reward our dental specialists. Kool Smiles dentists can earn a large percentage of collections, guaranteed daily rates and can earn more in a year than the national average for specialists. We offer sign on bonuses as high as $20,000 to many specialists across our network.

Full Benefits for Dental Specialists

Full-time dental specialists receive a generous compensation package that includes:

  • A 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Visa and permanent residency sponsorship with covered legal fees
  • A full staff to take care of practice management expenses and the headaches of doing business
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Company paid basic life insurance
  • Company paid short term and long term disability insurance
  • Company paid liability insurance
  • Reimbursement for all required licensure fees and membership dues
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Across our 120+ locations, Kool Smiles has a family friendly work environment that provides the best possible oral health care to underserved communities. 

Contact Kool Smiles Today

If you want to earn a competitive dental specialist salary and make a bold difference in the smiles of children and families near you, contact a Kool Smiles recruiter today!




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