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Dental Assistant (2-4 days a week) Featured

  2022-05-17     Confidential     Prescott     $18-25 hour  

Dental Assistant Job Summary

We are looking for a compassionate and friendly Dental Assistant to join our growing practice. Previous experience is a plus but not necessary. You will greet patients and help them to feel at ease, prepare exam rooms, and help the dentist during patient examinations and other dental procedures. Between patients, you will clean exam rooms and replenish supplies. When not working with patients, you will be cross-trained with administrative tasks such as answering phones and checking patients out as needed.

Dental Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gather patient information and health background

  • Prepare the work area for procedures

  • Take x-rays of patients’ teeth when necessary and display results for the dentist

  • Assist the dentist during examinations and dental procedures

  • Prepare materials for crowns or dental impressions

  • Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits

  • Restock treatment areas and monitor inventory

  • Assist in sterilization area

  • Various tasks as needed

Dental Assistant Requirements and Qualifications

  • Dental assistant certificate from a hands-on training program or accredited vocational school

  • X-ray certification a plus

  • Current BLS or CPR certification

  • Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Customer service-oriented

  • Willingness to learn new skills

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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