Consulting with patients and analyzingpatient data to determine patient needs and treatmentgoals.
Collaborating with other specialists,such as restorative dentists and orthodontists, to plantreatments.
Recording patient care bymaintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, includingcomments, tests, and / or treatments prescribed, and testresults.
Administering general and localanesthetics, when necessary.
Performing surgicalprocedures to extract impacted or damaged teeth, place dentalimplants, and remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oraland / or facial regions.
Prescribing medication toimprove recovery and control pain after procedures.
Treating infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands,jaw, face, and neck.
Providing emergencytreatment of orofacial injuries including facial lacerations,intraoral lacerations and fractured facial bones.
Performing minor cosmetic procedures, such as chin andcheekbone enhancements.
Providing support andadvice to patients receiving long-term care.
Conducting research on defects, diseases, and disordersaffecting the oral and / or facial regions.