Public Health Dentist

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Aug 15, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $88,883.92 - $153,769.19 Annually

Job Description


Candidate must have aDDS or DMD degree from an accredited college or university.

Licenses and Certificates :
  • Licensed to practice dentistry by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Certified to write prescriptions by federal and state regulatory authorities.
  • Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under general direction, provide professional chair side dental services to primarily pediatric patients and supervise clinical staff.

Typical Duties

Provide preventive, restorative and surgical dental services. Involves: Provide prophylaxis, topical fluoride, oral hygiene instruction, nutritional counseling, sealant placement, Pediatric Behavioral Management Dentistry with local anesthetic, refer treatment requiring Nitrous Oxide to a pediatric specialist as N2O2 sedation with treatment is not an option, Molar Root Canal Therapy, Surgical Third Molar Extractions, Orthodontic uprighting of molars, Anterior acrylic Crowns, Composite Veneers, In Office Fixed Space Maintainer fabrication with either Band and Loop or Distal Shoe and Total Canal Vitapex on Primary Dentition. Interpret radiographic survey of oral structures/tissues of clients. Refer to appropriate specialist when required. Assure that necessary consent and documentation of treatment is complete and accurate. Comply with OSHA guidelines, radiation safety guidelines and Hazardous Chemical guidelines as mandated by the health district and/or Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

Supervise assigned personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide for training and development. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, or other employee status changes. Serve as a community mentor/instructor for area students, interns and dental school residents.

General Information

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Salary Range: $88,883.92 - $137,547.87 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginningof the salary range.

Please note: This is an unclassified contract position. Employment is predicated on the continued state/federal funding.

Please note: This is a new advertisement for Public Health Dentist. You must apply if you are still interested in this position.

Note: Applicants are encourage to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documentstranslated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the HumanResources Department.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous