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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for Hartford Office

Company: Columbia Dental
Location: Hartford
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description
Position Summary:
Perform surgery and related procedures on the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions to treat diseases, injuries, or defects. May diagnose problems of the oral and maxillofacial regions. May perform surgery to improve function or appearance.
General Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administer general and local anesthetics.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, such as restorative dentists and orthodontists, to plan treatment.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Evaluate the position of the wisdom teeth to determine whether problems exist currently or might occur in the future.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Perform surgery to prepare the mouth for dental implants, and to aid in the regeneration of deficient bone and gum tissues.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Remove impacted, damaged, and non-restorable teeth.
  • Treat dental problems or diseases.
  • Treat infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands, jaws, and neck.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and facial regions, using surgical instruments.

    • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
    • Provide emergency treatment of facial injuries including facial lacerations, intra-oral lacerations, and fractured facial bones.
    • Treat medical emergencies.
    • Treat problems affecting the oral mucosa, such as mouth ulcers and infections.
    • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
    • Restore form and function by moving skin, bone, nerves, and other tissues from other parts of the body to reconstruct the jaws and face.
    • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
    • Perform surgery on the mouth and jaws to treat conditions such as cleft lip and palate and jaw growth problems.
    • Dentrix a plus!

      Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

      Salary: From $225,000.00 per year


      • 401(k) matching
      • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
      • Liability insurance for full-time employees
      • Paid time off

        Education & Experience:

        • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS or Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) from an accredited dental program by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
        • Connecticut Dental license
        • Current CPR certification a plus

          Physical Demands:

          • Ability to be physically mobile (stand, walk, reach, climb, bend) and also the ability to stand for prolonged periods throughout the day/work hours when needed
          • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate medical equipment, keyboard, copier, telephone, and the ability to write/type
          • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds occasionally

            *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
            Note: The organization reserves the right to change the responsibilities and duties of this or any position at any time due to business necessity, with or without notice. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the sole duties and responsibilities required of any particular position within the organization. Employees may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically listed on this job description. Columbia Dental is an equal-opportunity employer.

Keywords: Columbia Dental, Hartford , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for Hartford Office, Healthcare , Hartford, Connecticut

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