Dental Assistant

We are searching for an energetic person, full time for our sole-practitioner dental practice in south Oklahoma City. We require either previous experience, or completion of an accredited dental assisting program with certification to take x-rays.

Required experience:

  • Previous dental assisting, or completion of an accredited dental assisting program
  • Prefer 1 year or more experience

Required license or certification:

·         Dental assisting certificate with X-ray certification.

Duties:

·         BE A TEAM PLAYER WITH STRONG INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

·         Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment

·         Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays and prepare materials.

·         Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. 

·         Take x-rays.

·         Record treatment information in patient records. Chart existing and proposed treatment in Dentrix Ascend.

·         Assist the Doctor(s)

·         Take preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. 

·         Pour and trim study casts and prepare whitening trays. 

·         Fabricate temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions. 

·         Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.

·         Assist Dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies. 

·         Clean and polish removable appliances.

·         Teach patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health.

·         Clean the treatment rooms.

·         Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance.

·         Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by Dentist. Dismiss patients with proper hand off to Front office. 

·         Assists front and back office team where needed.

·         Communicates with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies).

·         Intraoral scan and design crowns for same day milling

Requirements:

·         Knowledge of all dental assistant duties

·         Skilled in friendly and polite customer service

·         All required certifications for dental assisting

·         Versed in Dentrix Ascend highly desired

·         Skilled verbal communication

·         Prior experience preferred

·         Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

·         Polishing, Nitrous and sealant certifications a plus

 

Please email us at progressivedental@coxinet.net with your resume and references.

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website: 
https://www.progressivedentalokc.com/

Category
Job Openings
Location
Oklahoma City, OK
Contact Information
Matt McReynolds
4056325561
progressivedental@coxinet.net