Dental Therapist - (Marshall, MN)

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Position Summary

Open Door Health Center, a Federally Qualified Community Health Center, is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate for a part or full-time position in our Clarkfield, MN location. The Dental Therapist or Advanced Dental Therapist must have a BS in Dental Hygiene/Master’s in Dental Therapy dual degree. Our clinic provides expert care that is culturally sensitive to our diverse community. Our workplace is characterized by our passion for excellence, compassion for our patients, and commitment to our work. Responsibilities/Requirements: • Provide direct dental care to patients using established dental procedures and techniques. • Assess dental condition and needs of patients. • Use patient screening procedures to include medical history review, x-rays and dental and perio charting. • Professional and courteously manage patients during dental procedures. o Inform patients of and explain dental procedures being performed. • Conduct dental charting and ensure patient information is entered timely and correctly into the patient’s electronic record. • Develop and implement individualized dental care plans. • Provide dental education to patients in a clear and easily understood manner to ensure patients understand the recommended treatment plan and include the patient in the discussion.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene/ Degree in Dental Therapy • Valid MN license. • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. • Excellent time management and organizational skills. • Strong interpersonal skills with an understanding of underserved populations. • Bilingual language skills are a plus.

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