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Dental Assistant Job in Dallas, TX 75246
(Job ID: 415549)



Dallas, TX 75246



Sep 15, 2023




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Legacy Dental


Job description Legacy Dental is searching for a talented and dynamic Orthodontic Assistant for our 6 dental practices in DFW. The perfect candidate will be positive, self-motivating, and have a desire to improve our patients’ lives. We are looking for an experienced Orthodontic Assistant (bi-lingual preferred) to assist the orthodontist with initial patient consults and regular check-ups. The Orthodontic Dental Assistantand#39;s responsibilities include taking direction from the Orthodontist, cleaning and polishing patients’ teeth before the installation of braces, and removing patients’ braces upon completion of orthodontic treatments. You should also ensure that the necessary orthodontic instruments and tools are on-hand during patient appointments. Responsibilities: Maintaining accurate records of patientsand#39; oral health histories and treatment progress Ensuring that all orthodontic instruments and equipment are properly sterilized before each use Keeping patients’ mouths dry during orthodontic procedures by using a suction hose as needed Taking intraoral X-rays of patients’ mouths Taking photographs of patients’ teeth to aid the Orthodontist in developing treatment plans and to document patient progress Taking dental molds of patients’ teeth for the fabrication of customized mouthguards and retainers Removing and replacing wires, coil springs, donuts, and elastic bands Educating patients on proper oral hygiene practices and braces aftercare Requirements: High school diploma or GED Certified as an orthodontic assistant Licensed to provide orthodontic assistance CPR certification Proven experience working as an orthodontic dental assistant Sound knowledge of various orthodontic procedures and practices Good manual dexterity Excellent organizational skill Effective communication skills Must be willing to travel to multiple offices Comply with all HIPAA and Safety regulations Licenses: BLS/CPR Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Salary: $21.00-$23.00 per hour Benefits: Dental insurance Employee discount Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 8-hour shift Experience: Orthodontics Assisting: 1 year (Required) Language: Spanish (Preferred) License/Certification: Registered Dental Assistant (Required) Work Location: On the road

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