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Dental Assistant Job in San Antonio, TX 78232
(Job ID: 315938)



San Antonio, TX 78232



Jan 12, 2021




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


#315938 ACTIVE


We are looking for Hard-working dental assistant the job description is as follows: Supports Dental care by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Duties: * prepares treatment room for patients 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 request. * provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist access; suctioning ; passing instruments. * 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, trimming, and polishing 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 directory. *Educate patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control. * documents dental care services by charting in patient records. * maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.  * protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.  *Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturers instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventory; evaluating new equipment and techniques.  * maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels; 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. Skills/Qualifications:  Digital x-ray with Dentrix, dental health maintenance, use of dental technology, infection control, patient services, creating a safe, effective environment, list listening, teamwork, chair side manner, health promotion and maintenance, use of medical technologies, performing diagnostic procedures two years experience preferred but a quick learner is vital.