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Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 10:22 AM

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Company Name: Pristine Smiles Family Dentistry

Job Summary

Need to have X ray certification. Need someone reliable who works well in a fast-growing small office (that requires an assistant who is pro-active in her approach and can accurately/properly assist the dentist). Need someone with positive and cheerful attitude and willingness to learn. Please send resumes to ✉ pristinesmilesfamilydentistry@gmail.com.

Responsibilities and Duties

Below are some of the duties for a Dental Assistant according to ADA guidelines:

  • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays). Need to be X ray certified.
  • asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;(e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery

Qualifications and Skills

X ray Certified- Must

No need of any experience

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • X-ray

• Location: Harrisburg

• Post ID: 60083002 harrisburg
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