We surveyed 19 periodontists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical periodontist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a periodontist?

Low

High

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

Can I learn to become a periodontist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a periodontist typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a periodontist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as a periodontist.