Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Concern for Others * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Leadership * Cooperation * Persistence * Achievement/Effort
Representative Tasks * Use masks, gloves, and safety glasses to protect patients and self from infectious diseases. * Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, or other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments. * Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
IndustryHealth Care & Social Assistance,
Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
Sample Job Titles Associate Dentist, Dental Intern, Dental Officer, Dental Surgery Doctor (DDS), Dentist, Dentist/Owner, Doctor, Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Endodontist, Family Dentist, General Dentist, General Dentist/Owner, Pediatric Dentist, Periodontist, Public Health Dentist, Treatment Coordinator.