Below are the basics of this role:
The Dental Assistant provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with treatment.
Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient
Guide parents and patients through our processes before treatment
Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions
Prepare patient for examination and treatment
Take x-rays and save to patient charts
Responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene bay and operatory rooms
Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures
Mix amalgam, cement, pulp paste and prepare impression materials
Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment
Clean chairs and rooms
Assist professional dental staff with treatment:
Document patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in patient chart
Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures
Pour, trim and polish impression casts
Fabricate custom impression trays
Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards
Ready to do more than the basics and be super awesome?
Have fun and make sure our patients are having fun too
Provide memorable patient experiences by showing compassion for our patients and parents
Get out into your community — participate in local events including school screenings, presentations and any opportunity to promote a positive image of us
Look around and do more than you are asked to do by assisting with other office duties as needed
Participate in morning huddles (hey, even ask to run one!), let your peers know how much you appreciate them, highlight great examples of customer focus, collaboration etc
Integrity, always do the right thing!
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base)
And yes, there are requirements for this role:
Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent.
X-ray certification, other certified dental assistant credentials are required (state and position specific)
Take care of our patients and we will take care of you:
We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as growth opportunities to our full –time employees. Other benefits include: medical, dental, vision and optional life insurance. We also offer short and long term disability, 401K with match, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, company holidays and much much more!
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