Dentist Job in Kenya

Purpose of the Job:

The job holder will be responsible for diagnosing, treating and advising on various dental issues. The key objective for this role will be to promote and maintain good oral health among our patients which will involve not only treating existing dental conditions but also educating individuals about preventive dental care practices.


  •  Examining teeth and diagnosing patients’ dental conditions by using tools such as x-rays
  • Treating pathological conditions of the oral cavity
  • Performing dental surgery, including the extraction of teeth and roots, removal of impacted teeth
  • Analyzing oral radiographs for diagnostic purposes
  • Prescribing medications for infection control, pain control, and for the control of viral, bacterial, and fungal infections
  • Providing instructions in oral hygiene and methods of preventing the spread of oral diseases.
  • Reviewing medical histories and records dental treatment in medical charts to ensure that treatment plan does not compromise patient health
  • Assessing treatment options and agreeing  on treatment plans with patients
  • Carrying  out agreed clinical treatments such as restoring teeth affected by decay and  treating gum disease
  • Maintaining  patients’ dental records and information by entering patient details in the information system (computer) or other patient records
  • Providing guidance to dental nurse and receptionist in delivering patient care and coordinating appointments

  • Attending meetings, forums, seminars and workshops organized by the management
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality  and treats staff,  physicians   and patients with dignity and respect
  • Liaising daily with medical/non-medical staff including other doctors and healthcare professionals for effective care delivery
  • Preparing operational reports to the management for various activities and operations undertaken
  • Performing any other related duties within the clinic as may be assigned

Key Competencies:

  • Bachelor degree in Dental Surgery from a recognized university
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and dental council
  • At least 3 years relevant post-qualification experience
  • Thorough knowledge of the practices and techniques of dental surgery and treatment
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care
  • Should demonstrate high levels of compassion, integrity, commitment and professionalism

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications indicating their current salary and expected salary, with detailed curriculum vitae, copy of national ID, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to quoting the position you are applying for as the subject e.g. ‘Client Experience Manager’.

Upon being successful during interviews, the successful candidate must present the following; National ID, KRA Pin, current coloured passport photo, NSSF & NHIF, Good Conduct Certificate, academic and professional certificates, latest pay slips from previous employer (where applicable).

Please note only online applications will be accepted.
Applications to be received on or before 30th June 2024.