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General Dentist

Job Description and Requirements
JOB REQUIREMENTS: • Doctorate of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine. • State license and malpractice insurance. • Additional experience, certifications, or licensing may be required. • Strong computer skills and experience with healthcare databases and applications. • Willingness to comply with all local, state, and federal laws regarding dental and health care. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to keep detailed records. • Comprehensive knowledge of dental procedures, tools, and diagnostics. • Good management skills.
JOB DESCRIPTION: • Meeting with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better dental hygiene. • Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities. • Correcting bite issues and overcrowding. • Applying helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants or whiteners. • Prescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics. • Giving clients sedatives or anaesthesia prior to administering treatments. • Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc. • Using tools, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth. • Keeping records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to them. • Managing and communicating with other staff members to provide care to patients.