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Dental Assistant Job in Enfield, CT 06082
(Job ID: 347956)

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Location

Enfield, CT 06082

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Sep 15, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#347956 ACTIVE

Description

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Dental Assistant/Front Desk to join our growing practice. Candidates must have at least one year of dental assisting experience but willing to train the right candidate. You will greet patients, prepare exam rooms, and help the dentist during patient examinations and other dental procedures. Between patients, you will clean exam rooms and replenish supplies. When not working with patients, you will also assist with administrative tasks, including answering phones and organizing patient records as needed. Dental Assistant Duties and Responsibilities: Gather patient information and health background Prepare the work area for procedures Take x-rays of patients’ teeth when necessary and display results for the dentist Assist the dentist during examinations and dental procedures Prepare materials for crowns or dental impressions Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits Restock treatment areas and monitor inventory Dental Assistant Requirements and Qualifications Dental assistant certificate from an accredited vocational school (preferred) 1+ years of dental assisting experience X-ray certification a plus Current BLS and CPR certification Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques Excellent written and verbal communication skills Attention to detail