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Will "Orthodontists" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is very little chance of this occupation being replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll suggests a higher chance of automation: a 31% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 2% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

People Employed


as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 94 out of 706

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Job description

Examine, diagnose, and treat dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies. Design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.

SOC Code: 29-1023

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GGM says
I think, the risk will be more, the AI actually is able to make diagnostic and with plastic printer make the treatment. The braces are soon out of date.
Sep 28, 2019 at 08:53 AM
Christian Lopez says
Because if a robot makes a wrong move when taking out teeth or putting braces they could mess up and lose a lot of money
Apr 24, 2019 at 03:23 PM
Sami says
Who wakes up one day and decides they want to look at mouths everyday? This job is dead.
Apr 02, 2019 at 11:53 PM
Raphael Tavares Pinto says
I love it
Mar 30, 2019 at 01:03 PM

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