Career Outlook for Orthodontists

Also known as:  Dentofacial Orthopedics Dentist, Invisible Braces Orthodontist, Orthodontist, Pediatric Orthodontist
The overall job outlook for Orthodontist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 10.18 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.7 percent per year. Demand for Orthodontists is expected to go up, with an expected 3,640 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 8.18 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Orthodontists in the following states
California 840
Texas 350
New Jersey 270
New York 230
Michigan 210
Georgia 210
Colorado 200
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Orthodontists
Wisconsin 30
South Carolina 50
Pennsylvania 70
Connecticut 80
Kansas 100
Massachusetts 100
Alabama 110