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What is the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?
 

What is the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?

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In the field of dentistry, both dentists and orthodontists work in the field of providing oral care to their patients. However, what sets them apart? This is something that even many healthcare professionals are unaware of.
 
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14 Nov 2016 - General
 
Since you requested not to open the link Madhubabu kaaja . I only read the comment done by Dr. Maria Cristina Inserto . And i am glad that her explanation gives me a little idea of what is the difference of the two. Lol. Actually, i thought that orthodontist and a dentist is the same. Not until now. The difference of the two is that...
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Basically, one is a general and the other is a specialist. Here in the Philippines, being a specialist is a financial asset, because it allows you to charge higher for services, but not a lot of people focus their practice on their specialty because Filipinos would rather visit a one-stop-shop. Both are dentists and they went through the same schooling, but an Orthodontist chose to specialize in the field of Orthodontics, which is the dental discipline in charge of the alignment of the teeth and...
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