Military Career

General Information


Endodontists are dentists who specialize in maintaining teeth through endodontic therapy, including procedures that involve the soft inner tissue of the teeth, called the pulp. Utilizing the latest methods and equipment, they examine, diagnose, and treat tooth abnormalities and disease. Root canal therapy is the most common treatment performed by endodontists

Work Environment

Endodontists work in hospitals and dental clinics on land and aboard ships.

Comparable Industries

  • Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
  • Offices of Dentists
  • Offices of Physicians
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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

  • Army
  • Marine Corps
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard

Military Status

  • Officer
    • Managerial/professional
    • College degree required

Military Workforce

Endodontists in the Military


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Average Salary


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Military training

Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Endodontists have a doctorate degree in dental medicine or dental surgery. Endodontists who participate in military-sponsored residency programs receive renowned education. All dentists in the Military gain exposure to nearly every major facet of dentistry in a wide range of healthcare environments. Like other healthcare officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, the military health system, and leadership development. Preventive dentistryDental office proceduresRadiology (X-ray) techniquesDental hygiene procedures

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