DirectShifts is seeking Dentists across Philadelphia for different facilities across Philadelphia.

Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent would diagnose and treat patient with issues concerning teeth, gums and other parts of the mouth
  • They will provide advice and instruction on maintaining good oral health 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

Requirements:

  • Doctorate in Dental Medicine or Dental Surgery
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience in general dentistry, including experience examining, diagnosing, and treating patients
  • PA state license required
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