Africare Community Oral Health Officer Job

Core Responsibilities

  • Asses dental conditions and need of patients using defined dental patient screening and monitoring procedures
  • Analyse x-rays and evaluate dental needs as necessary including medical history review and dental charting
  • Conduct, develop and mount radiographs as well as trace radiographs required for corrective treatment
  • Undertake general treatment and care for teeth and tissue problems using specified equipment and tools and established oral health procedures
  • Conduct full mouth scaling, polish and offer prophylaxis to remove plaque and stains to ensure that sterile conditions are maintained
  • Fill-in cavities, rebuild broken teeth, replace missing teeth, and remove unnecessary or severely damaged teeth
  • Treat and assist patients to prevent gum disease through the dental services
  • Reduce simple fractures of the jaws
  • Provide patient education on dental care
  • Develop patients’ teeth impressions for study casts/models

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma in Community Oral Health.
  • Registered by the oral health association of Kenya(OHAK)
  • Valid annual practice license


  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy Hospital.
  • Technical skills/Leadership competencies
  • BLS Certification
  • Proficiency in computer application packages
  • Wide knowledge of the health industry
  • Proven leadership, communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills

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