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Dental Assistant Job in wichita falls, TX (203460)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 203460 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:02/08/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: wichita falls, TX 76306
 
Description
Job Title: Lead Dental Assistant Status: Full Time, hourly Reports To: Office Manager Supervises: Dental Assistant(s) Position Summary The Lead Dental Assistant contributes success by passionately executing the company's model; promoting the company's culture missions and values. Provide quality care and services to patients by assisting dentists and other staff in a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties. Affect the efficiency and productivity of patient flow through timely, accurate and professional preparation of patients and patient information, including taking and processing x-rays. Assist dentist and dental hygienist in community outreach, education, and portable delivery of dental treatment. Responsibilities: * Prepare and maintain dental instruments, materials and equipment. Collect and record patient health histories (dental and medical) and record information for dentist's reference prior to examination. Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment. Take and process x-rays. Assist dentist chair-side by organizing and preparing instruments for dentist's use and assisting as needed during procedures. Advise patients in oral hygiene and dental care. Deliver care as delegated by the supervising dentist such as polishing of teeth, placement of topical anesthetic, and placement of pit and fissure sealants. Follow through with post-visit duties. Demonstrate knowledge of dentistry procedures, clinic infection control procedures, cleaning and sterilization of instruments, tray setup and materials. Minimum Education and Experience: High school Diploma or equivalent Dental Assistant Certificate At least 1-3 years experience Job Type: Full-time