Jun 23, 2022
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EXPANDED FUNCTION DENTAL ASSISTANT (EFDA-Restorative) or REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT (RDA) MUST HAVE CORONAL POLISHING CERTIFICATE Position in a Private Practice in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Pay depending on experience. The primary duties of the Dental Assistant/RDA or EFDA include preparing the patient, sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, taking diagnostic radiographs, charting and documenting medical and dental information, applying topical anesthetic, coronal polishing hygiene, and assisting the Dentist and Dental Hygienist during dental procedures. EFDA restorative certificate Essential Functions: Must be team player •Assist the Dentist and Hygienist during general dental procedures and examinations. •Prepare the operatory for procedure and the patient for dental treatment. •Prescreen patient needs and educate patients on general oral healthcare. •Obtain and manage accurate patient records by charting and documenting dental care services and medical histories. •Educate and schedule patients on treatment plan actions •Provide instrumentation by delivering instruments to treatment area, four- handed dentistry, and positioning instruments for dentist’s access. •Apply topical anesthetic and desensitizing agents. •Deliver diagnostic information by taking x-rays, pouring, trimming and polishing study casts. •Fabricate custom impression trays from preliminary impressions, clean and polish removable appliances, and fabricate temporary restorations. •Review postoperative instructions and assist in answering routine patient questions. •Break down of operatory and sterilization. •Maintain technical and professional knowledge and certification. Licensure and/or Certification Requirements: •Registered Dental Assisting /EFDA Certificate from an accredited institution preferred •Current Radiology (X-ray) Certification as per State Dental Board requirements in the state(s) which you are assigned •CPR Certification •High School Diploma or GED Certificate •Strong oral and written communication skills
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