General Dentist Responsibilities and Duties

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Examine, diagnose and treat oral diseases.

Perform oral treatments including root canals, extractions, and fixing and removing prosthetics.

Work with clinical staffs to provide quality patient treatments.

Educate patients on preventive dental care and oral health care.

Apply sealants to teeth and bleach and polish teeth for color restoration.

Design and fix prosthodontic appliances including bridges, dentures and space maintainers.

Treat teeth malformations, gum injuries and other oral abnormalities.

Use dental instruments safely to avoid accidents.

Operate x-rays and diagnostic equipment effectively to examine teeth and gums.

Ensure that work area in maintained safe, clean and organized.

Follow standard dentistry procedures and comply with company policies.

Evaluate patient’s dental health and prescribe medications.

Refer patients to appropriate specialists when needed.

Stay abreast with latest developments and techniques in dental field.

Work with office staffs in managing patient appointments and scheduling to achieve productivity goals.

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