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Dental work: Careers in oral care

| March 2020

Here are some fast-growth occupations you can sink your teeth into.

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Learn more, earn more: Education leads to higher wages, lower unemployment

The data change, but the story doesn’t. The more education you get, the better your outcomes in the job market.

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