Website Spectrum Health Services, Inc
New General Dentist (Full-Time or Part-Time) are available in Philadelphia, PA 19139 (Haddington-Carroll Park area) with Spectrum Health Services, Inc. Motivated candidates with excellent interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply.
Job: General Dentist (Full-Time or Part-Time)
Company: Spectrum Health Services, Inc
Location: Philadelphia, PA 19139 (Haddington-Carroll Park area)
The incumbent would diagnose and treat problems with patient’s teeth, gums and other parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth, gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.
Reviews patient’s medical record, including allergies, problems, medications, and dental history.
Elicits and records information about patient’s medical history.
Examines x-rays of teeth, gums the jaw and nearby areas for problems
Remove decay from teeth and fill cavities
Repair and/ or remove cracked or fractured teeth.
Straighten teeth to correct bite issues
Place sealants or whitening agents on teeth
Give anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures
Determines and prescribes medication, dosage, and schedule given the patient’s condition and allergies.
Make models and measurements for dental appliances, such as dentures, to fit patients.
Teaches patients about diet, flossing, use of fluoride and other aspects of dental care
Refers patients to specialist for consultant services when necessary for patient’s oral health
Documents the patient’s visit including dental exam, diagnoses, and plan of action.
Follows up with patient regarding progress in high risk or emergency cases.
Manages and consults with Dental Hygienist, EFDAs, and Dental Assistants as needed
Trains, mentors and supervises students and clinical support staff, as appropriate
Experience in an ambulatory setting preferred.
Dental Degree from an accredited school required.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this job satisfactorily.
Keyword: Dentistry, Dental Management
From: Spectrum Health Services, Inc
To apply for this job please visit spectrumhs.atsondemand.com.