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Dentist

Website All Smiles Dental Group

On the surface, all dental organizations seem to offer the same things: shared support services (call center, marketing, insurance management, payroll), clinical autonomy, and better work-life balance. Of course, we offer those same benefits – but aren’t those things really just table stakes? What you really want to know is what makes us different.
Peak Dental Services was founded in 2008 by a dentist from small-town Minnesota, Dr. Douglas Peak. So, what sets Peak apart? Put simply, our people and our training systems. We have dedicated experts in a wide range of disciplines to support our partner dentists from hiring to billing. Further, we have custom-designed a professional development path with over 125 hours of continuing education for every team member in a dental office. Our commitment to high-quality staff and training enables our dental teams to perform on-par with customer experience titans such as Starbucks, Ritz, and Nordstrom’s, and we believe that both our partner dentists and our patients can see the difference.
We are adding a General Dentist to the team in Colorado Springs, CO. Dentist led, patient centric state-of-the-art private practice, PPO/Cash fee for service patient base, no HMO or Medicaid. Competitive compensation with minimum guarantee, benefits, 401(k) plan. Industry-leading customer satisfaction scores.

The primary role of a dentist is to diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums, and related oral structures. The dentist also treats diseases of nerve, pulp and other dental tissues affecting vitality of teeth as well as oversees the operations of the practice.

It is important that the dentist embody the six core values of the company …

1. Putting Patient & Doctors experience first

2. Demonstrating ownership for results

3. Fostering compassion, optimism, & celebration

4. Practicing fanatical attention to consistency and detail

5. Being committed to continuous improvement

6. Contributing to it being a great place to work

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Administers anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.

Examines teeth, gums and related tissues using dental instruments, x-rays and other diagnostic equipment to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities and plans appropriate treatments.

Formulates plan of treatment for patient’s teeth and mouth tissue.

Uses air turbine and hand instruments, dental appliances and surgical implements.

Advises and instructs patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems and oral health care services.

Designs, makes and fits prosthodontic appliances such as space maintainers, bridges and dentures or writes fabrication instructions or prescriptions for denturists and dental technicians.

Diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures as well as provides preventive and corrective services.

Writes prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications.

Uses masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect themselves and their patients from infectious diseases.

Responsible for comprehensive dental/oral care, practice promotions, managing staff and maintaining quality of care.

Responsible for maintaining current license, malpractice insurance, CPR certification, CE credits each year, OSHA standards and HIPPA regulations.

Responsible for patient management to include but not limited to: establishing, rewarding and modeling an attitude of teamwork; explaining, rewarding and modeling caring patient contact; diagnosing accurately patient’s dental conditions with an eye toward total patient health; developing treatment plans for quality patient care; providing patient services with clinical competence and caring communications; and completing educational programs for personal expertise in clinical skills and practice management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without accommodation. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Communication skills. Dentists must have excellent communication skills. They must be able to communicate effectively with patients, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and receptionists.

Detail oriented. Dentists must be detail oriented so that patients receive appropriate treatments and medications. They also must pay attention to the shape and color of teeth and to the space between them. For example, they may need to closely match a false tooth with a patient’s other teeth.

Dexterity. Dentists must be good at working with their hands. They work with tools in a limited area.

Leadership skills. Most dentists work in their own practice. This requires them to manage and lead a staff.

Organizational skills. Strong organizational skills, including the ability to keep accurate records of patient care, are critical in both medical and business settings.

Patience. Dentists may work for long periods of time with patients who need special attention. Children and patients with a fear of dental work may require a lot of patience.

Physical stamina. Dentists should be comfortable performing physical tasks, such as bending over patients for long periods.

Problem-solving skills. Dentists need strong problem-solving skills. They must evaluate patients’ symptoms and choose the appropriate treatments.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position oversees all clinical staff in the office including dental hygienists and dental assistants.

Requirements:
DDS/DMD from an accredited University and active State Dental Board licensure
A strong sense of ethics and self, leadership, acting with integrity
Benefits:
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Retirement Plan (401k with employer match)
Training & Development: CE

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