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Oct 01, 2021
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At Denton Dental Center we’re not interested in treating patients like just another number in a file or rushing them out the door to get the next warm body in. If youre serious about finding your forever dental home and have a desire to work with a team that offers dentistry of the upmost quality, dedicated care and compassion, come join our team. We are a small private office located in Denton, Texas looking for an experienced, efficient and reliable Registered Dental Assistant. Dental Assistant Job Responsibilities: • Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials. • Performs procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act. • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. • Readies patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. • Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for dentist’s access, suctioning, and 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 and pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations and 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. • 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 manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and 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, and 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.