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Though the technology used for laser eye surgery has been around since the 1970s, it wasn’t employed by optometrists until the late 80s or approved for general use in the United States until 1996. While patients have always been intrigued with the thought of permanently correcting poor vision, the surgery was initially quite expensive, making it prohibitive for most candidates.
Dentists do more than just diagnose and treat problems with the teeth and tissues in one’s mouth. Along with maintaining patients’ oral health, providing advice on dental treatments and care, writing prescriptions, and performing corrective surgeries, dentists must also manage their offices. Like other business owners, dentists must be familiar with the administrative side of running a business.