The purpose of this position is to serve as Dentist to provide general dental services to the designated population. The purpose of the work is to perform the necessary general dental treatment in an efficient and professional manner, meeting the diverse health and social needs of the patient population. The Dentist will perform all aspects of general dental treatment including complete and emergency examinations, interpreting radiographs, creating treatment plans and performing dental treatment for patients including routine dental procedures such as fillings, crowns, extractions, preventive, removable and other dental services to eligible patients. The Dentist will document clinical observations and treatment as well as adhere to industry standards and ensure proper compliance with federal, local and state laws. These procedures, which require independent judgment and skilled workmanship, affect the attitudes and well-being of the patients. They also affect the efficiency and overall attitude of the dental team. The ideal Dentist for this position will have exceptional technical skills as well as the ability to connect with patients to provide caring treatment within the mission of the CIHA.
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