General Dentist-Pasadena, FL

Coast Dental Services, Inc. Saint Petersburg, FL
As a licensed dentist, a general dentist provides general dentistry services, including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Perform General dentistry services, including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures.

* Examine patients to determine the nature of the condition affecting the patient, utilizing x-rays, dental instruments and other diagnostic procedures.

* Clean, fill, extract and replace teeth, using rotary and hand instruments, dental appliances, medications and surgical implements.

* Provide preventive dental services and education in oral and dental hygiene.

* Supervise office staff, including hygienists, dental assistants, receptionists and other office staff.

* Coordinate laboratory services for the dental office.

* Adheres to safety protocols and processes including but not limited to ensuring protective equipment is utilized and OSHA/Bloodborne pathogen requirements are followed.

* Participate in morning huddles, chart reviews and routine office meetings.

* All other duties and responsibilities allowed under applicable state laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Commitment to quality patient care and enjoy educating patients on dental health.

* Effective communication skills; demonstrates professional and courteous demeanor with patients.

Qualifications (Experience, Education, Licensure, Certification)

* DDS or DMD degree, licensed in state in which practicing or have the ability to obtain licensure upon graduation.

* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.

* Completion of a general practice residency (GPR) or advanced education general dentistry residency (AEGD) preferred.

Working Conditions

General Dentists work in areas that are highly visible and designed and furnished to make a good impression. Most work stations are clean, well-lighted, and relatively quiet. Work is sedentary in nature.