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May 25, 2022
Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
² Provide diagnostic and treatment services to clinic patients according to local, state and federal standards of care.
² Use masks, gloves, and safety glasses to protect patients and self from infectious diseases.
² Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, or other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.
² Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
² Use dental air turbines, hand instruments, dental appliances, or surgical implements.
² Formulate plan of treatment for patient's teeth and mouth tissue.
² Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, or malformations of teeth, gums, or related oral structures and provide preventive or corrective services.
² Write prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications.
² Advise or instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, or oral health care services.
² Design, make, or fit prosthodontic appliances, such as space maintainers, bridges, or dentures, or write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for denturists or dental technicians.
² Fill pulp chamber and canal with endodontic materials.
² Treat exposure of pulp by pulp capping, removal of pulp from pulp chamber, or root canal, using dental instruments.
² Remove diseased tissue, using surgical instruments.
² Manage business aspects such as employing or supervising staff or handling paperwork or insurance claims.
² Analyze or evaluate dental needs to determine changes or trends in patterns of dental disease.
² Apply fluoride or sealants to teeth.
² Eliminate irritating margins of fillings and correct occlusions, using dental instruments.
² Perform oral or periodontal surgery on the jaw or mouth.
² Plan, organize, or maintain dental health programs.
² Bleach, clean, or polish teeth to restore natural color.
² Produce or evaluate dental health educational materials.
² Participate in quality assurance initiatives.
² Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.
² Empathetic - Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings of others.
² Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
² Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
² Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
² Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
² Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
² Research Skills - Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective, and critical investigation.
² Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
² Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
² Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
Skills & Abilities
Doctorate Degree Required, Field of Study: Dentistry
Previous clinical experience preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, Electronic Medical Records software, and spreadsheet design software.
Certifications & Licenses
Must hold a current Kansas license as Dentist. Current DEA license required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is often required to stand; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
Potentially exposed to infectious diseases through contact with patients in the medical or dental setting. May be subject to visits in less than desirable environments and to dealing with some clients who may be hostile. Potential need to travel in adverse weather conditions.
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