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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers local anesthesia routinely and may utilize analgesia and medications when indicated.

  • Exposes and interprets intra-oral and extra-oral radiographs of the head, neck and face that pertain to oral health; utilizes this information to formulate diagnosis and treatment plan.

  • Performs oral surgical procedures to include the removal of teeth, foreign bodies and anomalies from the oral cavity.

  • Performs biomechanical services to remove and control infections and to restore form and function to the complete masticatory organ.

  • Treats local dental diseases and oral manifestations of systemic disease reflected in oral tissues.

  • Recognizes limitations and requests consultation when examination reveals symptoms indicative of disease processes requiring treatment beyond the capabilities of the practitioner. Conversely serves as a consultant when the skill and training of a dentist may be required to render total patient care.

  • Is responsible for recording all pertinent data in medical and dental records accurately and promptly; completes in an accurate manner any other reporting forms that may be utilized by the agency.

  • Acts and functions in a professional manner at all times and utilizes knowledge of ethics in the rendering of treatment.

  • May accomplish responsibilities associated with planning, implementation and evaluation of a structured dental health program designed to meet the needs of the community.

  • Provides after hours call per shared schedule and documents calls in patient record.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.


  • Requires a DDS or DMD degree from a dental school accepted by the American Dental Association.

  • Requires possession of a current, valid license to practice dentistry in Illinois. 

  • One year of experience in the field of clinical dentistry is desirable.

  • Requires ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with employees and patients. 

  • Requires ability to exercise professional judgment in the oral health care of patients.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cover letter and resume via email or mail to:

Cathy Anderson

Dental Practice Administrator

PO Box 198

Oquawka, IL 61469

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