Dental Assistant - Mineral Wells

Posting ID : A1068468390
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Healthcare

Dental Assistant

Assist the Doctor in exams and treatment, including cleaning and care of exam and treatment rooms

Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the doctor during exams
Set room up according to Doctor's preference
Display X-rays on the computer screen for the Doctor prior to the exam
Annotate the treatment plan in the system while the Doctor performs the exam
Update the Doctor's working status using software according to SOPs
Explain exam and treatment recommendations to patient
Assist the doctor during treatment
Handle all patient behavior management
Calm and reassure the patient during the procedures
Coordinate for additional assistance or materials during treatment
Take an impression, remove a temporary crown, and adjust a temporary crown under the supervision and direction of the doctor
Process impressions to be sent to the lab
Fabricate and place temporary crowns under the supervision of the Doctor
Perform Coronal Polishing and application of Fluoride treatment (Certification required)
Under Doctor supervision, ensure Nitrous Oxide is delivered by acceptable SOPs
Up-sell patient (parent) on treatment services
Further explain treatment or answer questions concerning treatment
Gain the trust of the parent and establish rapport necessary to gain the consent of the parent to perform the procedure
Take X-rays if needed
Perform daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance on all equipment
Break down and clean rooms if necessary, but the main responsibility of the assistant is to remain with the Doctor as he moves from patient to patient

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
CPR and AED training
Nitrous Oxide Monitoring within 180 days of hire or appointment to that position
Sealants placing within 180 days of hire or appointment to that position
Coronal Polishing within 180 days of hire or appointment to that position
Must be bilingual (English and Spanish)

Experience preferred, but not required.

To apply, please call Leticia, 940-325-4200

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