We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and experienced dentist to join our team. In this position, you will be responsible for the oral health of your patients. You will perform procedures to diagnose and treat cavities, cracked or fractured teeth and oral diseases. You will also administer medications and anesthetics for tooth extractions, root canals, and other surgical procedures. The dentist will work from both our Downtown and East Memphis locations.
Dentist Duties and Responsibilities
Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits
Prescribe antibiotics and pain relieving medications
Provide patient care for cracked or fractured teeth
Perform procedures to treat decay and cavities
Prepare and place fillings
Examine patients for dental and jaw diagnoses
Create models for dental appliances
Interpret x-rays and diagnostic tests
Diagnose and treat oral diseases
Create detailed treatment plans for patients
Perform surgical procedures on teeth, bone, and soft tissues
Educate patients on aftercare and answer questions
Dentist Requirements and Qualifications
D.S. or D.M.D. from a school accredited by Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and American Dental Association.
Licensed to practice in the state.
Experience working with children in a dental setting is a plus!
Certification in CPR.
Good interpersonal skills and communication.
Computer skills; Microsoft Office Suite.
Accurate and precise attention to detail.
Compassionate and caring of patients.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Able to work in an intense, concentrated environment.
Calm and cool-headed with a positive attitude.
Complies with all office, local, state, and American Dental Association regulations, protocols, and procedures.