Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities needed for this role. A more extensive list can be provided during the interview process.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Commitment to quality patient care and enjoy educating patients on dental health.
- Effective communication skills; demonstrates professional and courteous demeanor with patients.
- Excellent knowledge of and interest in science, particularly the science of oral health
- The ability to communicate information about oral hygiene and treatments to patients in a clear and articulate manner
- A friendly, polite and helpful attitude towards patients
- Perform General dentistry services, including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures.
- Examine patients to determine the nature of the condition affecting the patient, utilizing x-rays, dental instruments and other diagnostic procedures.
- Clean, fill, extract and replace teeth, using rotary and hand instruments, dental appliances, medications and surgical implements.
- Provide preventive dental services and education in oral and dental hygiene.
- Supervise office staff, including hygienists, dental assistants, receptionists and other office staff.
- Coordinate laboratory services for the dental office.
Education, Experience and Licensure
- DDS or DMD degree, licensed in state in which practicing or have the ability to obtain licensure upon graduation.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
- Completion of a general practice residency (GPR) or advanced education general dentistry residency (AEGD) preferred.
- American Board of General Dentistry, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, etc. (if applicable).
- Current DEA Certificate (Drug Enforcement Administration) registered in state in which you are practicing – For South Carolina a CDS Certificate (Controlled Dangerous Substance) is required to obtain a DEA.
A more extensive list or details regarding the role can be provided during the interview process.
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