Our Dentist provides dental assessments and dental care of patients and supervises the Dental Assistant.
*16 hours per week
Education for Dentist:
Graduated from an accredited school of dental medicine
Experience for Dentist:
One (1) or more years experience in general dentistry preferred
Licenses/Certifications for Dentist:
Current licensure as a Dentist within the State
Current CPR Certification
Documents treatment. Provides direct supervision of Dental Assistant. Routine cleaning, drilling, filling, extractions, root canals, impressions, prosthetic and replacement of teeth. Repair of teeth (crowns, bridges). Cuttage, gingivectomy I&D of infections, local nerve blocks, dental referrals, consultations to psychiatric staff, provides education about dental diagnoses and treatment as well as oral hygiene to patients and their families.
Supervises dental services received by the patient, supervision of appropriate staff in the dental clinic.
Participates in performance improvement activities. MSO, hospital wide committees and Task Forces. Collaborates and communicates with staff in other disciplines in an effective and professional manner. Participation in Peer review, Quality Improvement, and in the development of policies and procedures.
Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, and knowledge of abuse reporting.
Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment.
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