Dental Assistant

Location
Smyrna, Tennessee
Salary
Hourly + Benefits
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Feb 06, 2022
Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

We have an opportunity for a Dental Assistant to join our Mid TN Dentistry of Cedar Grove team in Smyrna, TN.

Responsibilities

  • Provide superior chair-side clinical support to Doctors and Hygienists by charting, patient education, operatory set-up and clean-up
  • Manage patient flow by responding to changes, prioritizing the next operatory and updating the providers on patient status
  • Welcome patients and ensure positive patient experience
  • Take and process X-Rays
  • Perform friendly patient hand-offs
  • Enter and update patient treatment plans at the direction of the treating Doctor using the company operational system
  • Complete sterilization processes for equipment and operatory
  • Monitor all laboratory cases and ensure they are ready for the next day's schedule

Qualifications

MUST HAVE:

  • Dental Assisting Certification in the appropriate state from an accredited school
  • X-Ray certification, or the ability to acquire in a timely manner
  • Nitrous Oxide & Coronal Polishing Certification
  • 2+ years Dental Assisting experience

Other qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Sealant Certification preferred
  • Detail-oriented with strong patient focus
  • Partner with team and contribute to welcoming environment for patients

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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