We surveyed 185 orthodontists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical orthodontist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an orthodontist?



Working as an orthodontist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that orthodontists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become an orthodontist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an orthodontist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an orthodontist?



It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as an orthodontist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for orthodontists.