Sample Orthodontist Job Description

Job Description

[CompanyX] has experienced a period of unparalleled growth, and we are looking to add an experienced orthodontist to our team. We’re honored to provide our patients with the high-quality orthodontic care they expect—with a focus on helping them realizing their dreams of a beautiful smile. We’re searching for a licensed orthodontist to help our growing practice achieve our mission of promoting healthy teeth and good oral habits from early childhood through adulthood. The right orthodontist for this job will be a master craftsperson, capable of collaborating with dentists and medical professionals to help patients achieve a healthy mouth, a more pleasing appearance, and teeth that will last a lifetime.

Objectives of this Role

  • Serve as a preventative care specialist, and provide educational and clinical services supporting overall health through optimal oral health
  • Perform a variety of orthodontic procedures to diagnose, prevent, and treat conditions and help patients keep their mouths and teeth healthy
  • Provide inspired leadership to a staff of assistants, technicians, and administrators, establishing a culture of teamwork, quality, support, and trust
  • Nurture and grow relationships with local dentists who refer patients to our practice
  • Analyze and evaluate dental needs to determine changes and trends in dental disease, treatments, and technology

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Examine teeth, gums, and related oral structures using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment to evaluate and diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and use this information to plan appropriate treatments
  • Evaluate facial aesthetics and proportions, assess developmental age and profiles, and diagnose, prevent, intercept, and treat all forms of malocclusion of the teeth and associated alterations in their surrounding structures
  • Provide preventative and corrective treatment for diseases, injuries, and malformations of the teeth, gums, and related oral structures.
  • Guide supporting structures to attain and maintain optimum physiologic and aesthetics among facial and cranial structures
  • Write prescriptions for medications as needed for treatment

Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited School of Dentistry
  • Degree from accredited Orthodontic Specialty Program
  • Board certification
  • Regional licenses, including CRDTS, NERB, WREB
  • 1 – 3 years of orthodontic experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to lead a staff and put patients at ease
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy


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