For orthodontists like Dr. Ben Burris, getting a license to work in his field made sense.
Generally speaking, a college degree isn’t necessary for knowing how to take care of young children. But the government of
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Many issues caused by occupation licensing are clearly absurd. It makes no sense for it to take an average of $1,265 in fees and 2,190 hours in schooling to become an interior designer
The state requires an average of more than $300 in fees and nearly half a year (142) of training and on-the-job experience. Alabama licenses 151 occupations, which in turn affects more than 430,000 workers across the state.
“My father’s an orthodontist. I watched my father create great smiles and make people happy, and I really wanted to do that.” By the time he got into college, Dr. Benjamin Burris, who goes by Ben, knew he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps.
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