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Smyrna, DE

Date Posted: October 30, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 287109

Job Description

General Family Dentist – Direct Hire – Smyrna DE

Our client in Smyrna DE is seeking General Family Dentist.

 General family Dentist duties may include:

The Dentist is responsible for providing compassionate, high-quality dental care to our patients.

  • Provide leadership and direction to Associate Dentists and team members in all areas of Dental patient treatment
  • Diagnose dental conditions and plan oral health care in consultation with patients and parents
  • Ensure treatment plan is reviewed with each patient/parent and informed consent is granted for treatments rendered
  • Provide great customer service by offering same day care when possible and ensuring parent/patient satisfaction
  • Educate patients and parents about improving and maintaining oral health care
  • Appropriately administer dental anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia to limit the amount of patient discomfort experienced by patients during procedures
  • Obtain diagnostic pre-operative radiographs for every procedure
  • Local Anesthesia must be limited appropriately dependent on patient weight
  • Effectively and safely administer behavior management techniques to enable delivery of dental care especially for uncooperative children
  • Develop treatment plans for patients consistent with the American Academy of Dentistry Guidelines
  • Explore opportunities for hospital or sedation services
  • Adhere to all federal and government regulations, including the state Dental board rules and regulations, HIPPA and OSHA regulations
  • Adhere to the office Quality Assurance Metrics as indicated in the New Dentist Orientation Manual


  • Ensure training and development of staff by identifying training needs and establishing initiatives to meet company/individual objectives
  • Conduct behavior in a manner that is professional and courteous to all patients, parents, and office staff at all times
  • Consistently portray a positive working attitude that fosters a pleasant work environment
  • Maintain a consistent schedule in response to patient need


  • Nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with patients, their parents, and staff.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift/carry up to 30 pounds and be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop.


  • Majority of work performed in a clinical environment.
  • Requires availability for extended hours during peak patient periods.
  • Hours may change to meet the business needs.


Education, Training and/or Experience:

  • DDS/DMD from a dental education program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and completion of a residency from an accredited postgraduate Dental program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Must love working with children
  • Compassion and high level of service for our patients, parents and staff
  • Integrity, always doing the right thing
  • Team building skills; organizational and staff development skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to organize work and engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously
  • High degree of initiative, accountability and independent judgment
  • Professional manner and appearance at all times
  • Computer skills: computer literate
  • Mentoring Associate Doctors and staff employees on developing their skills

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

  • A current, valid license to practice dentistry in the state where providing patient care (License must be in good standing) 
  • Malpractice insurance (in place before start date)
  • CPR Certification (current before start date)
  • NPI provider number (in place before start date)
  • DEA number (application submitted before start date)
  • CDS (in states where applicable)
  • FDH (in states where applicable)
  • Other certifications as required by the state


  •  Experience in the provision of dental care to children


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