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March 2, 2022
The Pediatric Dentist diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures, provides preventive dental education for infants, children, and adolescents and supervises subordinate staff members. Primary Functions Examines patient to determine nature of condition, utilizing x-rays, mouth mirrors, explores and other diagnostic procedures and instruments. Consider treatment plans and methods and explain the options with the patient and family to determine which works best for them. Cleans, fills, extracts and replaces teeth, using rotary and hard instruments, dental appliances, medication and surgical instruments. Supervises the operation, processing and development of radiological equipment and film, supervises dental procedures performed by the Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistants. Educates patients and families on oral healthcare. Assists in structuring and implementing continuous on-the-job training for personnel assisting the Dentist. Utilization and maintenance of portable equipment including the mobile dental unit. Maintain electronic dental files for patients. Refer patients to orthodontists or other dental specialists for more advanced procedures and care. Must complete Patient Safety Training curriculum. Other duties as assigned.
Education Requirements: Graduation from an accredited dental school.
Experience & Qualifications Completion of graduate program accredited by CODA (Commission of Dental Accreditation) in the specialty of pediatric dentistry. Board certified or plans to become board certified is preferred. State licensure to practice dentistry in Missouri. Additional Kansas license is preferred. Experience in a clinical setting is desired. Thorough knowledge of current methods practices and procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric dental diseases, injuries.
BENEFITS *We offer loan repayment up to $50K through National Health Service Corp *Generous Paid Days Off *Monday-Friday work schedule from 8am-5pm *Health and Dental insurance *Recognize 8 Paid Holidays Applicants should visit the Who We Are tab à Career à Green apply button next to the position
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