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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Charlotte, NC (216280)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 216280 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:06/13/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Charlotte, NC 28226
We are seeking a dental assistant with ORTHODONTIC experience. Please notate your salary requirements on application to be considered. Duties Include: Open up clinic in morning: oTurn on computers oFill water bottles oClean/stock tooth brushing area oEmpty cold sterile and autoclave items oFill ultrasonic with clean solution oEmpty and refill surgical milk weekly oTurn on x-ray machine oTurn on compressor and radio Assist with routine patient care: oFollow schedule and know which patients you are responsible for during the day oPrepare your chair with all supplies that will be needed for the appointment oGreet patient and responsible party in waiting room and inform them of the planned procedure for the appointment oSeat patient oUntie and tie-in archwires oGrade Oral hygiene and review with patient oCheck doctor time and confirm when doctor should be at the chair oComplete all steps and set-up all instruments prior to calling the doctor oCall doctor to your chair using the Orthotrac software. Make sure that chart, photographs, clincheck (if needed), etc. are open when doctor arrives oDocument all necessary notes that the doctor provides and clearly document the procedures planned for the next visit oComplete the appointment as instructed by the doctor and enter appropriate scheduling codes for next visit oWalk patient out and inform responsible party of the treatment rendered by the doctor during the appointment and the plan for the next appointment oMaintain a clean and sterile work station Assist with placement of braces oTake all appropriate records (photos, x-rays, impressions) oPlace cheek retractors oPrepare all teeth to be bonded (etch, rinse, prime, and dry) oPlace all appropriate brackets and position ideally oCall doctor for final placement of brackets oPlace wires, review oral hygiene and all appropriate instructions with patient and responsible party Assist with removal of braces oSeat patient and cal doctor for final check prior to removal oOnce approved by doctor, remove braces and take final Pano oSet up all instruments as needed for each doctor oCall doctor to remove adhesive and place bonded retainer as needed oTake impressions for retainers and review retainer wear/care with patient and responsible party oCall doctor to talk with patient and responsible party prior to dismissal • Assist with fit and delivery of lab fabricated appliances • Assist in sterilization of instruments • Clean saliva traps and lines • Clean autoclaves • Keep work station and clinic area clean and stocked • Comply with all HIPPA and OSHA standards • Assist in pouring and trimming of models as needed • Help front desk and TC’s as needed when time permits • Assist with packaging and shipping of impressions