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General Dentist
Job ID: 27516
Location: New York - Western
Position: General Dentist
Company: The Chautauqua Center
Description: Purpose: Diagnose and treat areas of concern with a patientís teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. Provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

Job Duties:

  • Remove decay from teeth and fill cavities

  • Repair cracked or fractured teeth and remove teeth

  • Straight teeth to correct bite issues

  • Place sealants or whitening agents on teeth

  • Administer anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures

  • Write prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications

  • Examine X-rays of teeth, gums, the jaw and nearby areas for problems

  • Make models and measurements for dental appliances, such as dentures, to fit patients

  • Teach patients about diet, flossing, use of fluoride, and other aspects of dental care

  • Utilize dental equipment efficiently and effectively

  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.

  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.

  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Deals with public and staff, both in person and over the telephone, in tactful and professional manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Licensed to work in the state of New York as a Dentist
  • Graduate of an accredited college of Dental Medicine
  • CPR certified
  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a primary care clinic
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
  • A valid State Driverís license with clean records and access to insured automobile
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required

  • Leadership and organizational skills essential

  • Bilingual, Spanish is preferred

  • Computer literate preferred

  • Self-motivated and flexible to daily patient schedule and/or clinic needs

Contact: Alicia Ekstrom-
Recruiting Specialist
Email: Aekstrom@thechautauquacenter.org
Website: https://www.thechautauquacenter.org/
Phone: 716-484-4334
Posting Date Nov 6th, 2017
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