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Dental Assistant

Employer
Advantage Dental/DentaQuest
Location
Dallas, Texas
Salary
Salary Not Disclosed
Closing date
Nov 1, 2021

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Position
Dental Assistant
Salary Range
Salary commensurate with experience
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
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Job Details

We are bound by our mission: To improve the oral health of all. Our unique approach focuses on creating lasting healthy outcomes through exceptional dental experiences and patient education.

Join our team to be part of something greater, driving change that supports a more effective oral health care system. Together we are creating healthy, confident smiles across the Nation.

We are currently seeking a Dental Assistant to support our practice in Vickery, TX. This position will be contract in nature but be a long term resource to ensure continuity of care for patients.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist with patient paperwork and maintenance of records, including charting dental needs and documenting patient oral and medical health records
  • Assist dentist(s) chairside with dental procedures including patient management through treatment
  • Manage dental supply inventory and follow maintenance guidelines for all equipment
  • Take and develop x-rays following radiographic safety measures
  • Perform sterilization and disinfection techniques of dental instruments and treatment rooms as required by OSHA, CDC, and ADA guidelines
  • Communicate effectively and compassionately to patients about dental treatment needs and recommendations as prescribed by the dentist(s); this includes discussing home care and post-operative care after procedures and surgeries
  • Prepare various materials such as dental cements, impression materials or other restorative materials as prescribed by the dentist(s) or hygienist
  • Setup of treatment room, to include keeping the room organized and properly maintained
  • Assists with Front Desk or other administrative duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Current state-mandated certifications such as Radiology, CPR, BLS, PALS required, or the ability to obtain within 30 days of the start date
  • (2) years' experience as a dental assistant is preferred
  • Advanced certifications such as EDDA, CDA, RDA, EFDA/EFODA are preferred, but not required
  • High School Diploma or GED required, completion of a dental assisting program preferred
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes and manage time effectively
  • For those without previous dental assisting experience, willingness to train on the job through an internal training program

We are an equal opportunity employer and an advocate for diversity and inclusion.

Company

We are Advantage Dental. When you join us, you’ll become part of a stable, growing company that puts the safety of patients and employees first, and is continuing to provide meaningful care across the country. We're revolutionizing oral health by redefining prevention and care. Together, driven by our mission: To improve the oral health of all, we’re working to achieve a nation free of dental disease. The future at Advantage Dental is exciting - and you’ll be an important part of it.

 

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