We are seeking a full time dental assistant for our dental office in Dallas, GA
The hours for the office are Mon-Thurs 8:00am-5:00pm
We strive to provide gentle and attentive dental care to patients.
We use Dentrix software and Dexis digital x ray sensors.
Dental Assistant Job Duties:
Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and
Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and
Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and
Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment
area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing
Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments
and in the patient's mouth.
Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies;
pouring and trimming study casts.
Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary
restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr
certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone
Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative
Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures,
rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and
Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance
requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting
malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating
new equipment and techniques.
Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory
level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies;
verifying receipt of supplies.
Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to
accomplish job results.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational
workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks;
participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.