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Dental Assistant Job in Livingston, TX 77351
(Job ID: 377728)

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Location

Livingston, TX 77351

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 14, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#377728 ACTIVE

Description

Here at Todays Dental Livingston, We are looking for a team-oriented dental assistant who will make the dentist’s 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. Following instruction and asking good questions is a must. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care, anticipate next step, take initiative and be able to make dental 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 • Educate pts. with their current and next treatment planned. • Maintain accurate patient records and assist with needs of dental insurance through quality x-rays and tx write-ups • Aid in perio charting and keeping everyone on schedule - know the pulse of the practice Skills • Prior experience as a lead assistant highly preferred • 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. EFDA) Job Type: Full-time Pay: $15.00 - $20..00 per hour Desired Experience: • Dental Assisting: 3 year

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