Busy dental practice searching for a dedicated Dental Assistant who can keep the examination rooms clean and assist during patient appointments. Someone who can assist in performing basic dental procedures, such as cleanings and patient x-rays, and maintain complex client records precisely with utmost confidentiality. The ideal candidate for this position has an RDA background and experience working with patients of all ages.
Dental Assistant Job Duties:
Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentists access; suctioning; passing instruments.
Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patients mouth.
Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic x-rays.
Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturers 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.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Successful completion of a dental assistant licensing program as per state guidelines.
2+ years’ experience as a Dental Assistant.
Comprehensive understanding of dental instruments
Exceptional customer service skills
Strong knowledge of Dentrix preferred but not necessary.
Under NEW Management, if you are outgoing, fast learner, bilingual, team-player wanting to be part of a great team call Mr. Dentist or fax us your resume @
We look forward to hearing from the right candidate.