What Tools and Technologies Are Orthodontists Using to Do Their Job?

Tools

Weingart utility pliers

Ultrasonic cleaners

Twirl-ons

Tie-back pliers

Tablet computers

Surgical masks

Surgical hook crimping pliers

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Surgical gloves

Single-end explorers

Safety glasses

Rectangular arch forming pliers

Posterior band removing pliers

Positive positioners

Pin and ligature cutters

Personal computers

Orthodontic wire cutters

Mouth mirrors

Mathieu pliers

Mathieu needle holders

Loop forming pliers

Lingual torquing keys

Lingual arch forming pliers

Light wire pliers

Ligature tying pliers

Ligature directors

Laser scanners

Laptop computers

Jarabak pliers

Intraoral 3-D imaging devices

Interproximal strippers

Hollow chop pliers

Hemostat pliers

Dry heat sterilizers

Double-ended band seaters

Dontrix gauges

Distal end cutters

Digital stereoscopic cameras

Digital cameras

Desktop computers

Dental scalers

Dental micrometers

Dental explorers

Dental digital x ray machines

Dental digital panoramic x ray units

Dental curing light sources

Dental cone beam computed tomography CT equipment

College tweezers

Cold sterilizers

Cheek retractors

Cap removing pliers

Bracket removing pliers

Boone gauges

Bird beak pliers

Band slitting pliers

Band removers

Band pushers

Band contouring pliers

Autoclave sterilizers

Adhesive removing pliers

Technologies

Adstra Systems ADSTRA Management

Advance Ortho Systems Program Director

Algorithm Compu-Ceph

American Orthodontics Compu-Ceph

American Orthodontics Photo-Eze

Dolphin Imaging & Management Solutions Dolphin Management

EZappt

All Technologies

FYI Technologies Dr. Ceph

FYI Technologies Dr. View

GAC International OrthoPlex

ICE Dental Systems

IMS Specialty Services IMS Digital Office

Innovative Software Inn-Soft Office Manager

Katchitek Corporation OrthoManager

Kodak Dental Systems Kodak ORTHOWARE

New Horizons Software OrthoExec

Oasys Practice

Ortho Computer Systems ViewPoint

OrthoChart

Orthoease

PerfectByte Ortho

Solutions by Design ScreenPlay

Other Questions about Orthodontists
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What Subjects Should I Study to Become an Orthodontist?

Medicine and Dentistry

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.

Biology

Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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What Does an Orthodontist Do?

Orthodontists Examine, diagnose, and treat dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies. Design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.

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What Skills Should an Orthodontist Have?

Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

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How Much Experience is Needed to Become an Orthodontist?

Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.

  • 92.36% said they needed a Post-Doctoral Training.

  • 7.58% said they needed a Doctoral Degree.

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