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Dental Assistant Job in Lakewood, CO 80228
(Job ID: 377948)

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Location

Lakewood, CO 80228

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 16, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#377948 ACTIVE

Description

We are looking for a competent 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. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible. We are open to someone with less experience who is eager to learn. We are a general dentist but also provide orthodontic services. We have been in the Lakewood area for over 45 years, and are family owned. We love having such a long standing patient base, and a great office culture. 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 Schedule appointments Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures Skills 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 Familiarity with orthodontics Good computer skills Excellent communication and people skills Attention to detail Well-organized and reliable Job Type: Full-time Pay: $20.00 - $26.00 per hour

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