Dental Assistant

Location
Turnersville, New Jersey
Salary
Salary not disclosed
Posted
Oct 20, 2020
Closes
Mar 26, 2021
Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

We are hiring a Dental Assistant for our busy dental practice. You will help with preparing patients, sterilizing instruments, setting up rooms, and chairside assisting the dentist with many procedures including dental implants. To do well in this role you should have a dental x-ray certification and provide a great level of patient care.

Dental Assistant Responsibilities:
Preparing patients for dental work.
Helping with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting with dental procedures.
Assisting dentist in managing medical and dental emergencies when necessary.
Assisting dental hygienists with procedures when necessary.
Providing great patient care.
Recording treatment information in patient records.
Exposing dental x-rays from dental diagnostics and caring for dental x-ray equipment.
Collecting and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs.
Providing postoperative instructions as directed by the dentist.
Caring for dental equipment.
Forming preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
Ordering dental supplies and maintaining dental equipment inventory.
Fabricating temporary restorations and custom impressions from preliminary impressions.
Assist in oral surgery and surgical placement of dental implants

Dental Assistant Requirements:
Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assistance program.
Dental x-ray certification.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Consistently professional appearance and attitude.
Able to provide great patient care.

 

Located in Turnersville, NJ. Contact: info@sewelldentalarts