Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Nashville | TN

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.
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