Dental Assistant (Wakefield)

Dental Assistant (Wakefield)

13 Jul 2020

Dental Assistant (Wakefield)

We are looking for a dental assistant who enjoys working in a positive, collaborative environment and has a desire to improve the lives of others through dental care. The dental assistant has an integral role in patient care, including setting up and cleaning the treatment room; escorting patients to the treatment room and making them comfortable; and assisting the dentist with clinical treatments.

Other required duties include:

-Taking dental x-rays

-Preparing and sterilizing instruments, handpieces and other equipment in compliance with OSHA standards and CDC guidelines

-Sending and monitoring lab cases

-Following up with patients after treatment and providing relevant instructions

-Providing patient education and nutritional counseling to maintain oral health

-Monitoring inventory and ordering dental supplies

-Various office tasks as directed by the dentist or office manager

Education and Experience Requirements include:

-High school diploma or equivalent

-Graduate of an accredited dental assisting program

-Compliance with state dental practice requirements, such as x-ray requirements and OSHA

-Computer skills

-Dental assisting experience of a minimum of 1 year

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