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Orthodontist

Children's Primary Dental Group
San Diego, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $1,100 to $1,350 Daily (plus commission)
  • Per Diem
  • Benefits: dental, medical,
Job Description

We are looking for an orthodontist to perform examinations in order to assess patient needs. You will also be responsible for fitting patients for braces, and other orthodontic appliances.

To be successful as an orthodontist you must have a desire to help people, an interest in oral health, and be able to provide exceptional patient care.

 

Orthodontist Responsibilities:

  • Using various diagnostic tests to determine the condition of patients’ teeth.

  • Studying patient records, including dental histories, plaster models of teeth, and X-rays to develop treatment plans for patients.

  • Discussing treatment plans and cost estimates with patients.

  • Treating occlusion issues and other oral conditions.

  • Instructing assistants on orthodontic procedures and techniques.

  • Collaborating with other specialists, such as dentists and oral surgeons, to coordinate orthodontic services within the overall treatment plan.

  • Fitting patients for various orthodontic appliances.

  • Scheduling regular checkups with patients to make adjustments to orthodontic appliances, such as tightening braces, and tracking patient progress.

  • Educating patients about on-going orthodontic care and explaining proper oral hygiene methods for good oral health.

  • Providing referrals to other professionals, such as oral surgeons, when needed.

Orthodontist Requirements:

  • Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree or a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.

  • Further studies in orthodontics, accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA).

  • In-depth knowledge of various molds and orthodontic appliances.

  • Experience using hand tools (periodontal scalers, band pluggers, cutters, pliers) and diagnostic tools (digital X-rays, 3D images).

  • Outstanding patient management skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Company Description
Children's Primary Dental currently has more than seventy employees and associate dentists with five offices across Southern California and serves as one of the largest group service provider as pediatric dentistry in San Diego County for over twenty years.
We always welcome fresh out of school or seasoned Specialist. All of Children's Primary Dental Offices are supported by Massoumi Dental Corporation(MDC), a dental support organization and services. MDC provides business support that allows dentists to concentrate on clinical excellence to the highest levels of quality comprehensive patient care. The MDC support Services as partnership enables dentists to have complete clinical autonomy, a healthy work/life balance plus a clear path to independent ownership and success.
www.greatdentalgroup.info www.childrensprimarydental.com call us at direct line . 888-630-5550 Ext # 4

Children's Primary Dental Group

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San Diego, CA
USA

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