Associate Dentist- Denison
Posted on: June 19, 2022
Job Title: Associate Dentist
Reports to: Owner Dentist
Job Level: Individual Contributor
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Travel Required: NA
Job SummaryAssociate 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.Duties/Responsibilities
- 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 politeEducation and Experience
- Doctor of dental surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Medicine in
- 2 Years practicing preferred however, not requiredPhysical
- 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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