In Singapore, there are a lot of people who are taking care of their dentition. As a matter of fact, they are regularly going to a dental clinic to have some dental check-up. A dental examination is also one method of taking care of the teeth. Every six months, there is really a need for a person to see an orthodontist.


On the other hand, whether you like it or not, orthodontist is one of the highest paying jobs in the world. This is because they are like doctors who will need to obtain long years of education in order to get the license or the certification they long wanted. In fact, they spend more or less 12 years of education to give full service to their patients.

The average salary of an orthodontist depends on the company size, years of experience, location and most especially, level of education. As reported, the annual wage of a dental specialist is between $180,000 to $250,000 or in hourly basis, $40 per hour. As a matter of fact, their yearly pay is higher than company managers and CEO’s but it differs in every nation.


Aside from their earnings, these tooth doctors also have several benefits which include healthcare, social security contributions, pension and bonuses. Most of the time, orthodontists tend to work forty-hours per week. However, there are rare instances that they need to work overtime especially when there is an emergency. On the other hand, teeth experts who owns a dental clinic can work any time they like.