Dental Assistant Job Posting

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  Monday, 4 February 2019

Dental Assistant in FranklinFranklin, Tennessee 37604

  Monday, 4 February 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Orthodontic
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Orthodontic
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

Description

TN Dental Specialists has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Orthodontic Assistant! This assistant must be willing to travel to a few practices throughout the metro Nashville area. Responsibilities: Provide superior chair-side clinical support to Orthodontist by charting, patient education, operatory set-up and clean-up Manage patient flow by responding to changes, prioritizing the next Operatory room for the Orthodontist and update Orthodontist on patient’s status. Fabricate and fit orthodontic appliances and materials for patients, including but not limited to retainers, wires, or bands as prescribed by the orthodontist. Take appropriate and accurate impressions when prescribed by the Orthodontist for diagnostic purposes. Pour said impressions in dental stone at a satisfactory and competent level. Welcomes and greets patients in the reception area and provides a personal introduction Takes and processes X-Rays Performs friendly patient hand-offs Enters and updates patient treatment plans at the direction of the Orthodontist using the company operational system. Escorts the patient to check-out. Completes sterilization processes for equipment and Operatory Monitors all laboratory cases and ensure they are ready for the next day’s schedule Qualifications: Dental Assisting Certification from an accredited school 2+ years experience in Orthodontic Assisting High school diploma or equivalent MUST HAVE: X-Ray certification, or the ability to acquire in a timely manner Coronal Polishing and Nitrous Oxide certification preferred Detail-oriented with strong patient focus Partner with team and contribute to welcoming environment for patients An Equal Opportunity Employer