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Rockford, IL 61108
Responsible for providing dental services primarily to pediatric patients utilizing a background and understanding of prosthodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, oral medicine and pathology, oral surgery and radiology. Examine teeth, gums, and oral soft tissue to determine or identify condition or disease including oral cancers, bone pathologies cysts, abnormalities affecting the teeth, and immunologically deficient conditions. Treat inflammatory and/or destructive disease of dental tissue by cleaning and polishing teeth, correcting occlusions and performing surgical procedures to remove diseased tissue. Use dental instruments to treat infected root canal and related tissue through removal of pulp from root canal. Record physiology of pediatric as well as geriatric jaws to determine correct shape and size of dental prostheses to correct natural and acquired deformation of the mouth and jaw. Advise and counsel patients on preventive measures and establish monitoring program to administer and promote health issues.