Bucksport Regional Health Center


Bucksport Regional Health Center, located along the beautiful coast of Maine is seeking a full-time Dentist.

Job description

The Dentist diagnoses and treats problems with a patient’s teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth; also provides advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.


1. Conducts a comprehensive oral evaluation, including oral cancer assessment.

2. Examines teeth, gums, and related tissues

3. Uses dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, and diagnose diseases or abnormalities.

4. Formulates plan of treatment for patient’s teeth and mouth tissue.

5. Use masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect themselves and their patients from infectious diseases.

6. Administers treatments which may include cavity detection, prevention and treatment; repair/replacement of broken or missing teeth, crowns, root canals, tooth extraction, teeth whitening, veneers, and cosmetic dentistry.

7. Administers anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.

8. Use air turbine and hand instruments, dental appliances and surgical implements.

9. Advise and instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, and oral health care services.

10. Refers patients for advanced dental care or surgery as needed.


1. Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.


1. Be committed to the mission of the Bucksport Regional Health Center.

2. Work as a member of the dental team in the performance of duties.

3. Be punctual for scheduled work and use time appropriately.

4. Work in harmonious relationships with all staff, patients, vendors and others.

5. Perform duties in a conscientious, cooperative manner.

6. Perform required amount of work in a timely fashion with a minimum of errors.

7. Be neat and maintain a professional appearance.

8. Maintain confidentiality and protect the Center by keeping information concerning Operations, patients and employees confidential.

9. Assist in the care, observation, and the condition of patients including the execution of procedures prescribed for the direct treatment or therapy of patients.

10. Performance of job requires close coordination with others. Teamwork is essential.

9. Participation in community activities as a representative of Bucksport Regional Health Center.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by the Incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and sit; prolonged standing is required. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel, dental instruments, as well as operation of a standard computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms and talk, see and hear. Eye hand coordination and finger and manual dexterity required. The employee must regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, including assist with moving patients, as well as bend, stoop, stretch or crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the incumbent encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed primarily in a typical dental office environment. Noise level is usually quiet.

Potential exposure to hazardous and infectious materials, including blood borne pathogens.


Experience and Skill Requirements: The following experience and skills are considered essential:

Prior experience as a licensed dentist strongly preferred.
Computer experience using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software products required.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other patients, other employees and the public.
Ability to communicate and present information.
Ability to read, interpret, and apply dental policies and procedures.
Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities.
Education Requirements: The following education requirements are considered essential:

Licensed Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) required.
Licensed as a Dentist in the State of Maine.

Benefits Include

Health insurance
Dental insurance
Retirement plan
Paid time off
Professional development assistance


To apply for this job email your details to cgray@BRHCME.ORG