Oral Surgeon Jobs

Diagnose and surgically resolve medical problems in oral tissue. Oral surgeons perform both functional and aesthetic procedures, including dental implant installation, impacted tooth extraction, and reconstructive work for accident victims. As one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA), this career requires significant expertise encompassing diseases, injuries, and defects affecting hard and soft oral tissues. Many professionals in this field also perform maxillofacial surgeries.

Oral surgeons usually work in outpatient clinics or hospitals, although some establish their own private practices. They typically work long hours, as operations can span long periods of time. Additionally, surgeons in hospital and clinic environments may be required to be on call in case of emergency.

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Providence Healthcare Group - Philadelphia, PA
Joining a young, well-trained Oral Surgeon in a collegial environment. Four-day work week that fosters a healthy balance between work and personal life. Broad range of OMS cases....
2 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Mountain Home, TN
Hospital dentistry involves providing dental care in an inpatient, outpatient, or emergency department setting within a hospital. Care includes prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases,...
1 day ago
Arthur Marshall Dental Search - Washington, DC
$450,000 Plus potential | Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon Opportunity | Maryland A highly regarded and successful practice of nearly 20 years has a critical need of an Oral Maxillofacial surgeon to take...
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates - New York, NY
Seeking hard working Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon interested in partnership track position. Two office practice, Bayside, NY and 76 street in Manhattan. Very busy practice. Senior partner fully...
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Woodbridge, VA
We are currently looking for an oral surgeon to work in one of our practices in Woodbridge, VA. This office offers the safety and security of a large practice with a robust patient base....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Lakeland, FL
Specialty Center of Lakeland is looking for an Oral Surgeon to work full time in Lakeland Florida....
1 day ago
Dental Associates - Milwaukee, WI
Dental Associates is hiring an Oral Surgeon who is looking to Join our Dental Family on a part-time or full-time basis....
1 day ago
University of Maryland Baltimore - Baltimore, MD
. The University of Maryland, Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery is seeking applications and nominations for the post of Chairman in Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery. The department is based at...
1 day ago
DECA Dental Group - High Point, NC
DECA Dental Group is looking for an Oral Surgeon to work 4+ days a month in our offices located in the most prominent areas of Winston-Salem/High Point....
Physician Affiliate Group Of New York - New York, NY
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon - Coney Island - Part Time - Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn, NY Posted Today Job Description Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon - Coney Island - Part Time - Brooklyn, NY Location US-NY-Brooklyn...
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Dental Care Alliance - South Bend, IN
Overview The Dental Center of South Bend is looking for a dedicated full-time Oral Surgeon who is committed to excellence and understand the nature of teamwork....
Smile Brands - Portland, OR
Dental - Portland, w e are looking for a high caliber Oral Surgeon who is dedicated to serving patients and providing quality dental care....
Grand Blanc, MI
A reputable practice committed to providing exceptional care in a safe, comfortable environment is seeking a qualified oral surgeon to join its team....
1 day ago
Arthur Marshall Dental Search - Raleigh, NC
Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon – Partner Opportunity A highly sought-after oral surgeon is recruiting an oral maxillofacial surgeon to join him....
New York, NY
Current oral surgeon retiring....
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Oral Surgeon Online Courses and Training Opportunities

So You Want To Be A Surgeon?
The World Health Organization (WHO) projected urgent need of physicians and surgeons in the next decade and the Lancet Commissions 2015 report indicated the need for surgical services will...

Materials in Oral Health
The drive for development of new and novel oral biomaterials has never been more important with many people using oral biomaterials today and seeing their benefits in restoring and improving their...

Oral Communication for Engineering Leaders
Taught by Rice University communication faculty from the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). This course covers core topics in oral communication: Communication strategy, content, data...

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Salary for Oral Surgeon Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Oral Surgeon jobs nationwide as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Oral Surgeon positions.

Highest Education Level

Oral Surgeons offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (23.3%)
  • High School or GED (20.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (18.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (16.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (14.4%)
  • Master's Degree (4.4%)
  • Some College (2.7%)
  • Some High School (0.5%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Oral Surgeons
  • 4-6 years (27.6%)
  • 10+ years (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (18.9%)
  • None (16.7%)
  • Less than 1 year (7.2%)
  • 8-10 years (6.5%)
  • 1-2 years (1.8%)

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