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Dental Assistant Position Available

Responsibilities and Duties
Under the direction of management, this position will be responsible for assuring that the needs of the practice & patients are met as it relates to their job description.
An example of responsibilities include:
Job Duties
Regulations vary from state to state as to what duties a dental assistant is allowed to perform, but they may include the following:
     *Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment for each patient
     *Organizing and laying out instruments for dentist’s use
     *Handing instruments and other materials to dentist during procedures
     *Taking x-rays of patients’ teeth
     *Taking impressions of patients’ teeth for casts
     *Using suction and swabs to keep patients’ mouths clear and dry during procedures
     *Applying topical anesthetic to patients’ mouths
     *Removing stitches
     *Make temporary crowns
     *Obtaining patients’ dental records
     *Questioning patients about their medical history and recording the information for dentist’s                reference
     *Advising patients on dental care
     *Making patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
     *Scheduling appointments, maintaining records, sending bills, answering phones, ordering                    supplies and other office tasks
     * Participate in day-to-day operations of dental office
     * Work under the direction of the Office Manager in maintaining the internal business operations.
     * Assisting management in assuring the practice’s compliance with federal, state and safety                     regulations
      * Working respectfully and cooperatively with management, staff, patients, and vendors; handling         escalated patient and team issues as needed
      * Answer and respond to telephone calls with professionalism
      * Greet and welcome patients and visitors to the practice
      * Cross train in the basic clinical aspects of the practice
      * And any other administrative delegations made by management
To apply, send cover letter and resume salary/benefit requirements for consideration to [email protected]
Competitive Compensation/Benefit Package. Merit based raises.