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Dental Assistant Job in Wadena, MN 56482
(Job ID: 400090)



Wadena, MN 56482



Feb 28, 2023




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Woodland Dental


Would you like an Opportunity to begin your career with a successful practice, the support of experienced dentists with the ability to provide a strong, steady flow of patients needing your care? We currently work with one Advanced Dental Therapist and desire to add another to our team! Is that person you? Here at Woodland Dental we care about our patients and the communities we serve! We are looking for someone who shares our commitment to provide exceptional dental care and positive patient experiences with every visit for every patient! We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, pharmaceutical, life, short term and long term disability, and 401K. In addition, we work together to support the growth and development of each team member to reach their career goals. We are a team with low turnover and high levels of respect for one another. We are located in Wadena, MN. If you are interested in applying please submit your resume or cv to: [sign in to DentalPost to see current contact info] Responsibilities An advanced dental therapist certified by the board may perform the following services and procedures pursuant to the written collaborative management agreement: An oral evaluation and assessment of dental disease and the formulation of an individualized treatment plan authorized by the collaborating dentist; Nonsurgical extractions of permanent teeth as limited in subdivision Oral health instruction and disease prevention education, including nutritional counseling and dietary analysis Preliminary charting of the oral cavity Making radiographs Mechanical polishing Application of topical preventive or prophylactic agents, including fluoride varnishes and pit and fissure sealants Pulp vitality testing Application of desensitizing medication or resin Fabrication of athletic mouth guards Placement of temporary restorations Fabrication of soft occlusal guards Tissue conditioning and soft reline Atraumatic restorative therapy Dressing changes Tooth re-implantation Administration of local anesthetic Administration of nitrous oxide A licensed dental therapist may perform the following services under indirect supervision: Emergency palliative treatment of dental pain The placement and removal of space maintainers Cavity preparation Restoration of primary and permanent teeth Placement of temporary crowns Preparation and placement of preformed crowns Pulpotomies on primary teeth Indirect and direct pulp capping on primary and permanent teeth Stabilization of re-implanted teeth Extractions of primary teeth Suture removal Brush biopsies Repair of defective prosthetic devices Re-cementing of permanent crowns Qualifications Advanced Dental Therapist Skills and Qualifications: Advanced degree from an accredited University in Advanced Dental Therapy. Must have a current Minnesota License without any restrictions. Provides direct care to high risk patients, carries out education, instruction and assists health providers with Dental procedures consistent with protocols and guidelines. Knowledge of dental disease processes. Demonstrated clinical competence. The capacity to function independently with limited supervision. Possess the ability to handle stressful situations calmly and effectively in all situations. Excellent listening, oral and written English skills in communication with patients, families, health professionals and community agencies. Community health knowledge and theory. Culturally sensitivity with respect to working with persons and groups of diverse racial, ethnic, economic and social backgrounds. Excellent computer skills Current License to Practice in the State of MN Others: Working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies. Working effectively with a diverse and multi-cultural population. Planning, prioritizing, and problem-solving

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