Our client is looking for a Full-Time Oral Surgeon for their innovative and fast-growing private practice located in Nashville, Tennessee. This position offers a competitive salary plus full-time benefits.
Responsibilities will include consulting with patients, discussing treatment options, treating patients, overseeing aftercare, and coordinating with other specialists, when necessary.
Oral Surgeon Responsibilities:
Consulting with patients and analyzing patient data to determine patient needs and treatment goals.
Collaborating with other specialists, such as restorative dentists and orthodontists, to plan treatments.
Recording patient care by maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
Administering general and local anesthetics, when necessary.
Performing surgical procedures to extract impacted or damaged teeth, place dental implants, and remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and/or facial regions.
Prescribing medication to improve recovery and control pain after procedures.
Treating infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands, jaw, face, and neck.
Providing emergency treatment of orofacial injuries including facial lacerations, intraoral lacerations, and fractured facial bones.
Performing minor cosmetic procedures, such as chin and cheekbone enhancements.
Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
Conducting research on defects, diseases, and disorders affecting the oral and/or facial regions.
Oral Surgeon Requirements:
Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree or a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree
Licensed to practice as an Oral Surgeon.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Outstanding hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
Wonderful bedside manner.
Excellent communicator who can empathize with patients.