Dentist Job in Kenya

Role Summary:

The Dentist at Penda Health will provide comprehensive dental care, promote oral health strategies, and ensure the highest quality of dental services. This role involves diagnosing, treating, and managing overall oral health care needs.


Conduct comprehensive oral health assessments and diagnose dental conditions.

Formulate treatment plans to address patient’s health concerns.

Perform clinical dental procedures such as fillings, extractions, root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures, and other restorative techniques.

Provide advice and instruction on oral health care and preventive measures to maintain healthy teeth and gums.

Ensure strict compliance with infection control protocols and use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Collaborate with dental nurses, COHOs, and other health professionals to provide high quality patient care.

Keep accurate records of the patients’ dental structure, treatment plans, and progress.

Manage the inventory of dental supplies and ensure the maintenance of dental equipment.

Participate in community outreach programs to promote dental health awareness and preventive care.

Stay updated with advancements in dental practice, techniques, and products.

Provide supervision, guidance, and mentorship to junior dental staff and support their professional development. 

Adhere to all ethical and legal standards of the medical profession, maintaining patient confidentiality and privacy at all times.

Contribute to quality improvement initiatives by actively participating in clinical audits and implementing best practices.

Comply with all healthcare regulations, guidelines, and policies, ensuring patient safety and quality of care.

Develop and implement strategies to attract new patients and retain existing ones, aiming for growth in dental patient numbers.

Key requirements and attributes 

Bachelor of Dental Surgery from a recognized medical school.

Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB) 

A minimum of 5 years experience in a dental clinic.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients and medical centre team members.

Empathy and compassion towards patients of diverse backgrounds.

Strong organisational and time-management abilities.

Commitment to professional development and continuous learning.

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and lead initiatives to grow patient numbers.

Leadership skills and the ability to provide supervision and mentorship.

Strong commitment to patient safety, confidentiality, and ethical conduct.

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