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Description: Dentists help people take care of their teeth. They remove teeth and straighten them with braces, repair broken teeth, and fill cavities. They may replace a patient's original teeth with a
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $50,001 or more per year


There are 24 math topics Dentists need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Metric Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Probability
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Negative Numbers
Scientific Notation
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Congruent Triangles
Triangle Inequalities
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Other Topics
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications
Mathematical Modeling