There are currently an estimated 6,600 orthodontists in the United States. The orthodontist job market is expected to grow by 18.2% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are orthodontists?
CareerExplorer rates orthodontists with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 1,900 orthodontists. That number is based on 1,200 additional orthodontists, and the retirement of 700 existing orthodontists.
What’s the supply of orthodontists?
Orthodontist job market by state
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