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Dentist

Company: Kako'o Services, LLC
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Job Description:

General Dentistry opening in Portsmouth, Virginia. This and other dentist jobs brought to you by DentistJobCafe.com DentistLocation: Naval Health Clinic, Portsmouth, VAWork Schedule: Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0600 and 1800 hours. Shifts will normally be scheduled for a 7.5 to 9.5 hour period, to include an uncompensated 30 minute meal break. In no instance will the HCW be required to provide services in excess of 80 hours per two-week period.Aaron AgenaHealthcare RecruiterKako'o Services, LLC
*Minimum Qualifications:
*--- Degree: Doctor of Medical in Dentistry (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).
--- Education: Graduate from an accredited dental school approved by the Commission on Dental
Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA). Specialty Dentist must be a graduate of a dental specialty training program that is accredited by the CODA of the ADA or an accepted equivalent program.
--- Certification: Board eligible or board certified as required in the TO.
--- Internship/Residency: Specialty Dentist: Completed a clinical post-doctoral program approved by the ADA in the specialty identified in the TO.
--- Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions. Shall have been employed for at least one (1) year on a full time basis in the practice of dentistry, or be a recent (1-year) graduate of an accredited, post-graduate dentistry training program. Dental specialists shall have a certificate of training in their specialty area from an ADA accredited residency training program.
--- Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a dentist.Core Duties:
--- General Dentist. Performs a full range of professional dental tasks including treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative or preventive measures such as single and multiple teeth extractions, restoration of simple and compound cavities with standard and prescribed material, taking mouth impressions for crowns, jackets, dentures and bridges and fitting and inserting the finished appliances. Ensures correct patient identification through the use of at least two unique patient identifiers and perform site verification, as required. Enters workload production data into reporting system.
--- Comprehensive Dentist. Performs corrective and restorative measures on difficult cases, using extensive professional knowledge of dentistry; possesses a thorough knowledge and skill level sufficient to diagnose and treat difficult cases with an understanding and knowledge of the relationships and applications of the basic sciences; exhibits advanced skill in handling patients with behavioral problems. Manages a dentoalveolar surgery practice, which would include: exodontia, biopsy of intraoral lesions, pre-prosthetic surgery, evaluation and management of oral surgery complications to include treatment of dental infections, treatment of cellulitis secondary to varying dental etiologies, and evaluation, treatment, and/or referral of oral and maxillofacial trauma cases. Performs endodontic procedures to include, but not limited to: diagnosis of difficult endodontic cases, treatment of the majority of teeth presenting for endodontic
treatment, evaluation and retreatment of selected endodontic cases, and management of endodontic complications. Performs a full spectrum of complex restorative procedures to include: operative dentistry plus fixed and removable prosthodontic care inclusive of fabrication of complete and partial dentures, crowns, and bridges.
--- Periodontist. Perform diagnoses and treatments for the full range of cases and problems encountered in periodontics and implant dentistry, including the most difficult. Experienced in working in consultation and guidance with other dental specialists in the treatment planning and surgical phases of complex, multidisciplinary therapy. Deliver periodontics beyond the scope of general dentistry core privileges including: non-surgical and surgical care of periodontal disease from osseous surgery to guided tissue regeneration; mucogingival therapies for root coverage and augmentation to include connective tissue grafts, allografts, pedicle grafts, and free epithelialized soft tissue grafts; occlusal adjustments; minor splinting; site development (guided bone regeneration and sinus augmentation); and placement of endosseous dental
implants.
--- Endodontist. Examines, and provides differential diagnosis and treatment of oral pains of pulpal and/or periraducular origin. Performs vital pulp therapy, such as pulp capping and pulpotomy; nonsurgical treatment of root canal systems with or without periradicular pathosis of pulpal origin and the obturation of these root canal systems. Performs selective surgical removal of pathologic tissues resulting from pulpal pathosis. Performs repair procedures related to such surgical removal of pathologic tissues; Performs intentional replantation and replantation of avulsed teeth. Performs surgical removal of tooth structure, such as root-end resection, bicuspidization and root resection. Places root-end fillings. Performs bleaching of discolored dentin and enamel; nonsurgical and surgical retreatment of teeth previously treated endodontically; and, treatment procedures related to coronal restorations by means of post and/or cores involving the root canal space.
--- Prosthodontist. Diagnoses, treatment plans, and rehabilitates the oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing teeth, severely worn dentitions, malocclusions, unesthetic oral conditions, complete or partial edentulism, and/or loss of contiguous oral structures associated with traumatic, acquired, and congentital defects. Treatment of these conditions can be accomplished with fixed, removable, and/or implant supported /retained dental prostheses. Treatment may range from single tooth replacement to full mouth reconstruction. TMD therapy as well as sleep
disorders are supported with various modalities to include removable appliances.
--- Public Health. Monitors status to identify oral health problems within a community. Diagnoses and investigates problems and hazards. Mobilizes partnerships to identify and solve oral health problems. Develops policies and plans that support individual and community oral health efforts. Enforces laws and regulations that protect oral health and/or ensures safety. Links people to needed services and assures the provision of care when otherwise unavailable. Promotes the development and sustainment of a competent oral health workforce. Evaluates the effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of oral health services. Researches new insights and innovative solutions to oral health problems. Serves as an oral health consultant to other dentists.
--- Pediatric Dentist. Applies knowledge of child psychology, oral pathology, pharmacology, radiology, pediatric specific restorative and surgical techniques, interceptive orthodontic diagnosis and procedures, and child development to provide comprehensive treatment and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence. Performs advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures to include appropriate restorative techniques such as stainless steel crowns, pulp therapy to include pulpotomy, pulpectomy, and apexigenesis, fixed and removable space maintainer design, fabrication, and insertion,
early interceptive orthodontic appliance design, fabrication, and insertion of appliances such as TPA's, RPE's, LLA's, W appliances, and Quad-Helix, appliance treatment for habits such as digit sucking and tongue thrusting, and frenectomy and mucocoele surgical treatment Manages oral/facial trauma. Cares for patients with special needs to include mental, physical, and emotional handicaps. Administers oral conscious sedation, inhalation analgesia, and provides dental care with general anesthesia administered by qualified personnel. Provide dental services for child patients undergoing medical procedures such as chemotherapy or bone marrow transplant that require dental involvement in the multidisciplinary medical care of the patient. Provides dental expertise to multidisciplinary medical treatment teams, and provides
appliance design, fabrication, and insertion for craniofacial anomaly patients to include cleft palate patients.
--- Orthodontist. Responsible for the diagnoses, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. Diagnoses, prevents, intercepts and corrects malocclusion and neuromuscular/skeletal abnormalities of the developing or mature orofacial structures. Applies knowledge of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics to straighten teeth and align jaws.
--- Oral Surgeon. Performs dentoalveolar surgery (surgery to remove impacted teeth, difficult tooth
extractions, dental extractions on medically compromised patients, bone grafting and preprosthetic surgery for the placement of implants, dentures, or other dental prostheses). Treats disorders of the craniomaxillofacial complex (mouth, jaws, neck, face, skull) to include benign pathology (cysts, tumors etc.), cutaneous malignancy (skin cancer), lip reconstruction, congenital craniofacial malformations (cleft lip and palate), cranial vault malformations, chronic facial pain disorders, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, dysgnathia (incorrect bite), surgical correction of facial asymmetry, soft and hard tissue trauma of the oral and maxillofacial region (jaw fractures, cheek bone fractures, nasal fractures, LeFort fracture, and eye socket fractures). Performs surgical treatment of sleep apnea, maxillomandibular advancement, and genioplasty. Conducts surgery to insert dental implants and maxillofacial implants to support craniofacial prostheses. Services will be rendered in the clinic, the hospital emergency room, and operating room. Surgeries will be performed under local, moderate/deep sedation, and general anesthesia.
--- Oral Pathologist. Investigates the causes, processes and effects of oral and maxillfacial diseases. Researches diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical or other examinations. Provide biopsy and radiograph consultation services for dental professionals. Perform histopathologic diagnosis, compose surgical pathology reports and prepare tissues/slides for analysis. When necessary, consults with appropriate specialists. Serves as the responsible officer and primary point of contact for planning, organizing, and executing forensic dentistry support within the DENTAC's, geographic area of responsibility.
KAKO'O SERVICES LLCKako'o Services is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs,CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.We have a strong focus on providing our government customer with quality and superior service.Kako'o Services is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEO Is The Law poster.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview

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