Associate Dentist- Grants Pass
Location: Grants Pass
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Job Title: Associate Dentist Department: Field Reports to: Owner
Dentist Job Level: Individual Contributor FLSA Classification:
Non-Exempt Travel Required: NA Effective 4/1/2022 Job Summary
Associate Dentists work in dental practices as employees. They
perform routine and complex dental procedures required to improve
patients' oral health, as well as cosmetic dental procedures that
improve the appearance of patients teeth, gums, and bite.
- Examining patients' teeth and gums to diagnose and treat
various oral health issues.
- Utilizing X-rays and computer-generated imaging to assist with
- Providing dental treatments to patients, including routine
cleanings, extractions, dental fillings, cavity, and tooth decay
treatments, teeth whitening, bonding, and applications of dental
crowns, caps, and veneers.
- Administering local anesthesia to patients as needed.
- Educating patients on good oral hygiene practices and advising
them on proper aftercare following certain dental procedures.
- Performing oral cancer screenings.
- Prescribing antibiotics and pain medications to patients as
- Ensuring that all dental instruments and equipment are
sterilized before each use.
- Taking impressions of patients mouths for the fabrication of
customized mouthguards and dentures. Required Skills/Abilities
- State license to practice dentistry.
- CPR certification.
- Proven experience working in a dental practice.
- The ability to use various dental instruments and
- The ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
- The ability to work in a team.
- Good hand-eye coordination.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Helpful and polite Education and Experience
- Doctor of dental surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Medicine in
- 2 Years practicing preferred however, not required Physical
- Is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and
- Is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or
feel; and talk or hear.
- Has the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp
- Works in moderate noise
- May be required to lift packages up to 25 pounds
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