Consulting with patients andanalyzing patient 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.
Performingsurgical procedures to extract impacted or damaged teeth, placedental implants, and remove tumors and other abnormal growths ofthe oral and / or facial regions.
Prescribingmedication to improve recovery and control pain afterprocedures.
Treating infections of the oralcavity, salivary glands, jaw, face, and neck.
Providing emergency treatment of orofacial injuriesincluding facial lacerations, intraoral lacerations, and fracturedfacial bones.
Performing minor cosmeticprocedures, such as chin and cheekbone enhancements.
Providing support and advice to patients receivinglong-term care.
Conducting research ondefects, diseases, and disorders affecting the oral and / or facialregions.