General Dentist

Coast Dental Services   •  

Chula Vista, CA

Industry: Healthcare

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Not Specified years

Posted 231 days ago

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As a licensed dentist, a general dentist provides general dentistry services, including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Adheres to safety protocols and processes including but not limited to ensuring protective equipment is utilized and OSHA/Bloodborne pathogen requirements are followed.
  • Participate in morning huddles, chart reviews and routine office meetings.
  • All other duties and responsibilities allowed under applicable state laws and regulations.

Qualifications

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.

Qualifications (Experience, Education, Licensure, Certification)

  • DDS or DMDdegree, 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.