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Coronal Polishing Dental Assistant

Employer
Creston Dental & Braces - a Benevis company
Location
Greenville, South Carolina
Closing date
Jul 5, 2024

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Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
Overview:
Creston Dental & Braces

3227 W Blue Ridge Dr, Greenville, SC 29611, USA

3 K-Mart Plaza, Greenville, SC 29605, USA

Ready to change lives (including your own)? We are dedicated to creating a world of happy, healthy smiles. We believe every person deserves access to quality, affordable dental care -- and this mission drives everything we do. We are looking for a Coronal Polishing Dental Assistant ready to create memorable patient experiences. We are not your typical dentist office, so if you are ready to have fun and make a difference, keep reading!

Below are the basics of this role:

The Coronal Polishing Dental Assistant provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with treatment.

Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • Delivery of direct care to patients, including coronal polishing, application of sealants and fluoride, and related procedures, under the general supervision of a dentist in states where allowed under state dental board regulations.
  • 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
  • Perform to the highest integrity by adhering to all government regulations, company standards, and company compliance programs
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent.
  • Coronal Polish Certificate
  • X-ray certification, other certified dental assistant credentials may be required (state and position specific)
  • 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!


We value teamwork, mutual respect, and cooperation. We do not practice unlawful discrimination, including harassment or tolerate it in our workplace. What do we mean by discrimination? We mean that we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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