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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Smyrna, GA 30080
(Job ID: 335898)

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Location

Smyrna, GA 30080

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 08, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#335898 ACTIVE

Description

Experienced Orthodontic Assistant only!!!! Travel between Austell and Smyrna offices D4C Dental Brands, Inc. is a dental support organization (DSO) that supports affiliated pediatric dentists, general dentists, and orthodontists in the Smiles For Life Network . We provide business management expertise and administrative operations support, so doctors can focus on their patients and clinical operations. Our team is dedicated to helping children achieve a lifetime of great oral health. Our locations offer an exciting and comforting environment for patients as our specialists deliver best-in-class care and treatment to all. Join us and take part in raising the standard in children’s oral healthcare! JOB RESPONSIBILITY: The Orthodontic Assistant provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the Orthodontist with patients. Adapts to each individual and provides excellent chair side manner. This support is crucial to the delivery of the Company’s mission of helping children achieve a lifetime of great oral health. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prior to the appointment, reviews each patient’s chart to be fully prepared for the patient visit. Gets ready all necessary cassettes, hand pieces, materials, and instruments the Orthodontist to use chairside. Prior to treatment, reviews the patient’s chart, medical history and treatment plan and consent forms to identify any potential concerns for the Orthodontist to consider. Assist Orthodontist with orthodontic treatment in accordance with the delegable duties allowable by the state. Delivers quality and compassionate care to every patient. Accurately charts and documents all notes pertaining to the patient during the exam and treatment set forth by the Company guidelines. Schedules patients as needed and/or based on the specific office’s flow. Educates patients on the oral healthcare of braces and their appliances. Takes diagnostic x-rays and photos and displays those as needed. Takes impressions, pours and fabricates stints and study models. Stocks drawers, cleans, and sets up/breaks down patient chairs daily. Communicates with parents/patients at the end of each visit to address concerns and answers treatment questions. Follows all administrative procedures and policies to ensure consistent standards. Attends and participates in all office meetings, continuing education events and daily huddles. Based on patient flow, assists other Orthodontic Assistants and Sterilization Technician. Other duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a high school degree or equivalent is required. Minimum of 1 year Orthodontic assisting experience. Bilingual preferred but not required. Experience working in a professional, medical, or dental environment with direct customer service is desired. Certifications vary by state: Radiology, Certified Orthodontic Assistant, Expanded Duties, etc. SPECIFIC SKILLS: Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships. Effective communication skills with all levels of employees and public. Excellent organizational skills; strong attention to detail, ability to multitask and perform job duties in a timely manner. Computer skills and ability to learn new programs as needed. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Walking, sitting, standing for extended periods of time Ability to lift/carry up to 30 pounds and be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop WORKING CONDITIONS: Dental office environment Travels between the assigned offices Work hours vary based on the specific office schedule and/or business needs