Expanded Function Dental Assistant Job Posting

Expanded Function Dental Assistant Job in Port Richey, FL (213541)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 213541 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:05/07/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Expanded Function
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Port Richey, FL 34668
 
Description
Growing dental practice seeking an experienced Dental Assistant . Applicants must have 2+ years of dental assisting . Duties will mostly consist of preparing the patient for the dental examination, assisting the dentist during dental procedures, and doing front-office work. Front-office job duties might include helping patients schedule appointments and working with equipment suppliers to handle deliveries. Dentrix and Dexis experience is a plus. Competitive salary, benefits, and lucrative bonus system is also included. Responsibilities: • Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment for each patient • Organizing and laying out instruments for dentist's use • Handing instruments and other materials to dentist during procedures • Taking x-rays of patients' teeth • Taking impressions of patients' teeth for casts • Using suction and swabs to keep patients' mouths clear and dry during procedures • Applying topical anesthetic to patients' mouths • Removing stitches • Make temporary crowns • Obtaining patients' dental records • Questioning patients about their medical history and recording information for dentist's reference • Advising patients on dental care • Making patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment • Scheduling appointments, maintaining records, sending bills, answering phones, ordering supplies and other office tasks