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Dentist: Sterling Heights

Job Summary: Manages the oral health of patients by diagnosing and treating all aspects of their patients' general dental health.
Reports To: Owners

Requirements

  • Attainment of a DDS or DMD
  • Licensing/Certifications: A valid license to practice dentistry in the State assigned

Responsibilities

  • Documents patient communication in their charts.
  • Collects and records patient health history.
  • Diagnoses oral diseases.
  • Promotes oral health and disease prevention.
  • Creates treatment plans to maintain or restore the oral health of their patients.
  • Interprets x-rays and diagnostic tests.
  • Ensures the safe administration of anesthetics.
  • Monitors the growth and development of the teeth and jaws.
  • Performs surgical procedures on the teeth, bone and soft tissues of the oral cavity.
  • Removes decay from teeth and fills cavities.
  • Repairs cracked or fractured teeth; removes teeth.
  • Straightens teeth to correct bite issues.
  • Places sealants or whitening agents on teeth.
  • Give anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures.
  • Writes prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications.
  • Examine x-rays of teeth, gums, the jaw, and nearby areas for problems.
  • Makes models and measurements for dental appliances, such as dentures, to fit patients.
  • Teaches patients about diet, flossing, use of fluoride and other aspects of dental care.
  • Educates patients on the risks of Sleep Apnea.
  • Asks for and encourages patient referrals.
  • Attends and contributes to daily huddle and staff meetings.

Education

  • Bachelors of Science degree
  • Completion of a Dental Degree program

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