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Dental Assistant Job in Downers Grove, IL 60515
(Job ID: 415291)



Downers Grove, IL 60515



Sep 12, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur


#415291 ACTIVE


White Oak Family Dental


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and caring dental team? White Oak Family Dental in Downers Grove is seeking a skilled and compassionate Dental Assistant to join our reputable dental practice. As a dental assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing excellent patient care and assisting our experienced dentists with various dental procedures. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for dentistry and exceptional interpersonal skills, we would love to hear from you! Position: Dental Assistant Responsibilities: Patient Care: Welcome and comfort patients, helping them feel at ease during their dental visits. Prepare patients for treatments, explaining procedures, and answering any questions they may have. Chairside Assistance: Assist the dentist during dental procedures, handing instruments, and maintaining a sterile environment. Anticipate the dentistand#39;s needs to ensure smooth and efficient procedures. Sterilization and Equipment Maintenance: Properly sterilize dental instruments and equipment, adhering to infection control protocols. Maintain dental equipment and ensure their functionality. Radiographic Imaging: Take and process dental X-rays, ensuring accurate and clear images for diagnosis and treatment planning. Dental Records: Accurately update and maintain patient records, including treatment plans, progress notes, and medical histories. Patient Education: Provide patients with oral hygiene instructions, post-treatment care guidelines, and preventive dental health information. Appointment Scheduling: Assist in scheduling patient appointments, confirming upcoming visits, and coordinating with the front office staff for efficient patient flow. Supply Management: Monitor dental supplies inventory and place orders when needed to ensure the availability of necessary materials. Requirements: Dental Assisting Certification Preferred: Possess a valid dental assisting certification from an accredited program. X-Ray Proficiency: Demonstrate proficiency in taking dental X-rays. Knowledge and Skills: Proficient in dental terminology, procedures, and infection control protocols. Familiarity with Eaglesoft dental software and computer skills is a plus. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact warmly and professionally with patients and team members. Attention to Detail: Display keen attention to detail to maintain accurate records and ensure patient safety during procedures. Flexibility: Adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive and professional attitude. Compassion: Demonstrate empathy and compassion towards patients, providing a comforting and caring environment. How to Apply: If you are enthusiastic about dental care and want to make a difference in patientsand#39; lives, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your application and meeting you for a potential interview. Join our friendly and supportive dental team and embark on a rewarding career as a Dental Assistant at White Oak Family Dental. Apply today! About White Oak Family Dental: We are a small private practice with a loyal patient base in a wonderful community!

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