General Dentist

Job Title: General Dentist

Job Duties:

• Perform dental treatments including teeth cleaning, restorative (dental restorations, crowns, bridges), orthodontics (braces), prosthodontic (dentures, crown/bridge), endodontic (root canal) therapy, periodontal (gum) therapy, oral surgery (extraction of teeth) and pediatric restorative/crowns.

• Perform examinations, evaluating radiographs (x-rays) and diagnosis. Assesses the condition of patients’ oral cavities by examining patients’ teeth and supporting tissue using radiographic equipment, dental equipment, and instruments; utilizing dental auxiliary staff.

• Develops patients’ oral health care treatment plan by diagnosing conditions; consulting with patients, dental specialists, and physicians.

• Perform duties related to preventive dentistry, which involves administering dental care to uphold optimal oral health.

• Repairs decayed and broken teeth by removing decay; restoring, extracting, and replacing teeth; placing filling materials; taking impressions of existing teeth; prescribing crowns; prescribing the fabrication of bridges, partial dentures, and full dentures.

• Maintains soft tissue by treating diseases of the gums.

• Performs root canal treatments. Minimizes dental procedure pain by administering local and general anesthetics when performing treatment.

• Maintains dental patients’ general health by consulting with primary care physicians regarding medical issues, medical specialists regarding acute health issues, and pharmacists regarding pharmacological implications of dental treatment medicaments.

• Obtains dental specialists for general dentistry patients by referring to endodontists, oral/maxillofacial surgeons, orthodontists, pediatric dentists, periodontists, and prosthodontists.

• Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; maintaining asepsis; complying with the State’s Dental Practice Act and other health and legal regulations.

• Supervises 2 Dental Assistants, 2 Front Desk Receptionists and 4 Registered Dental Hygienists

Supervision:

2 Dental Assistants; 2 Front Desk Receptionists, and 4 Registered Dental Hygienists

Work Schedule:

• Number of hours per week: 40

• Daily Work Schedule: Mon to Sat (Five Day/Week) 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Salary:

$250,000.00+ /Year, depending on the experience.

Education:

U.S. DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree or DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) degree

Experience:

2 years of experience as a General Dentist. Experience to include, 2 years of experience in: root canal treatment, extractions/oral surgery, pediatric restorative/crowns, and preventive dentistry.

License: Current valid license to practice dentistry in Massachusetts

Work Location:

234 Essex Street

Lawrence, MA  01840

Employer Name:

St. Jay Associates, Inc. d/b/a Dental Arts

Mail Resume:

Dr. Entela Cika, President

St. Jay Associates, Inc. d/b/a Dental Arts

234 Essex Street

Lawrence, MA 01840

E-Mail Resume:

Dr. Entela Cika, President

dentalartslawrence@gmail.com