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Apr 08, 2021
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Smile Starters is looking for a DA II or CDA to join its team on N Tryon St in Charlotte! We have been open since 2003 and primarily see ages 1-20. Lots of our former patients now bring their children in to see us! Benefits include but not limited to: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 8-9 days of Paid Holidays Earn up to 2 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) - this increases in year 3 to 3 weeks! Coming Spring of 2021 - 401K with match! No evenings or weekends! Salary negotiable! We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make our office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You’ll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist’s shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible. Responsibilities Welcome customers in the dental office Prepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed Sterilize instruments according to regulations Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry Undertake lab tasks as instructed Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked Schedule appointments Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures Skills: Proven experience as dental assistant Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods Understanding of health and safety regulations Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus Good computer skills Excellent communication and people skills Attention to detail Well-organized and reliable High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred Additional certification or training is an asset (e.g. DAN-B) Bilingual a plus! Job Type: Full-time COVID-19 considerations: We take the health of our staff and patients seriously. We are following ADA and CDC recommendations.