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    • Erie County Community Health Center is currently seeking a dental assistant. Interested persons should contact Janet Mesenberg, Nursing Director, at (419) 626-5623 or via E-mail at [Updated 9/22/2017]
    • The City of Cincinnati is seeking a full-time dentist to work in its Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Primary Health Care System. The dentist would have the opportunity to join a team of dentists committed to excellence in patient care and to making a real impact on the serving community. The ideal candidate should enjoy challenging treatment plans, oral surgery, removable prosthodontics and pediatrics. Most importantly, the candidate should be compassionate, patient and empathetic. The Cincinnati Health Department offers competitive salaries, generous fringe benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, malpractice coverage, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, CE opportunities and federal loan repayment. Working hours are primarily during the week days. To inquire further about this opportunity, please contact Nancy Carter at 513-357-7383 or[Updated 9/22/2017]
    • NorthEast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. (NEON) in Cleveland is seeking several dental professionals for our FQHC network of community health centers. To apply, please send resume/CV to Vicki Marie at See available positions below:

      • Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA): Under the general supervision of the dentist, the EFDA places sealants and performs amalgam restorations, composite restorations and temporary restorations. Main focus is on one, two, three and complex surface restorations of amalgam and composite materials. Education requirements: Successful completion of an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary Certificate program. Minimum qualifications: Current Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary Licensure with the Ohio Dental Board. Passing of the Commission of Dental Testing in Ohio (CODT) EFDA written and practical examination. One year experience as an EFDA preferred. Two years experience as a Certified Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Hygienist is acceptable. [Updated 9/22/2017]
      • Dental Hygienist: Performs dental x-rays and oral examinations of patient's teeth and gingival structures using dental instruments and probes to locate periodontal and gum disease. Evaluates and documents condition of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Performs cleaning of calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums and applies fluoride and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay. Plays a key role in the oral health care team in promoting good oral health and related disease prevention. Participates in community dental health education programs, outreach and health fairs when needed. Graduate of an accredited dental hygiene school and passage of regional or state licensing board examinations as applicable. State of Ohio Dental Hygiene license and current State of Ohio Radiograph license. [Updated 9/22/2017]
      • Dentist: Responsible for providing coordinated and quality dental care for adults and children. Provides full range of preventive and diagnostic services including cleanings, exams and treatment planning. Implements treatment plans and performs restorative procedures such as fillings, crowns and root canal treatments, as well as extractions and fixed and removable prosthodontics. Provides oral health education and counseling. Performs other procedures, prescribing and referring patients for specialized consultation. Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) with unrestricted license to practice in the State of Ohio is required. Residency is preferred but not required. [Updated 9/22/2017]

        NEON is dedicated to improving access and reducing health disparities in Greater Cleveland. Primary care services include family medicine, adult medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, OB/GYN, behavioral health. On-site ancillary services include: laboratory, pharmacy, x-ray, mammography and ultrasound. Patients have access to services seven days a week through extended evening and weekend hours. NEON is accredited by the Joint Commission, and an NHSC and Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment eligible site.


  Page Updated: 9/22/17