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Consultant - Prosthodontics

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities / Duties:

Clinical Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of disorders and conditions in the field of Prosthodontics, including Implantology.

  • Prepares records required for the laboratory fabrication of dental prostheses appliances.

  • Makes complete dentures, removable partial dentures and conventional and implant bridges for patients in need of complex and combined prosthodontic rehabilitation

  • Recognizes and manages functional and non-functional occlusion related to Prosthodontics

  • Designs dental prosthesis and appliances, writes laboratory prescriptions and evaluates laboratory products with the specialist

  • Advises patients on dental hygiene and oral health practices

  • Obtains and interprets medical, dental and psycho social history. Reviews systems as necessary, and evaluated physical and psycho social conditions that may effect dental management

  • Performs a thorough clinical oral and radiographic examination

  • Manages dental emergencies

  • Prepares for and supports patients for treatment by practicing university precautions and infection control, organizing armamentarium making dental procedures comfortable for the patients

  • Shares on-call schedule as per requirements

  • Performs any other clinical responsibilities related to the specialty, as assigned

Academic Responsibilities

  • Directs and advises junior staff on patient management, especially in the field of Prosthodontics

  • Guides and actively participates in the training and teaching of Residents, Fellows, Assistant Consultants and junior staff

  • Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments, especially in the field of Prosthodontics, following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards

  • Actively participates in educational activities and training programs of the department

  • Participates in national and international medical conferences as assigned

Administrative Responsibilities 

  • Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by Director or Chair of department

  • Participates in all mandatory departmental activities and serves on departmental and hospital committees as required

  • Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practice that help maximize the utilization of all resources within the department and across the hospital

  • Abides by the current hospital and medical staff bylaws, all relevant rules, regulations and policies and keeps updated of any changes that might occur

  • Reviews and acts upon referrals from Eligibility Department within 24 hours as designated by section head or chair

Research Responsibilities 

  • Participates in clinical, basic and translational research projects and publishes papers in accordance with Research Advisory Council Policy in order to advance knowledge, improve the quality of post graduate education and contribute to the national and international recognition of KFSH&RC

Qualifications Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited dental school 

  • Completion of postgraduate training in sub-specialty of Prosthodontics

  • Board Certification or equivalent is required from country of origin

  • License to practice Periodontics from country of origin

Experience Required:

  • Seven (7) years of postgraduate experience in Prosthodontics is required


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