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Surgical Dental Assistant

Job Type: Full-time Surgical Dental Assistant

Pay: $17 - $24 an hour

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm

Qualifications:

  • Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • X-Ray Certification (Preferred)

Job Description:

Full time Dental Assistant needed for our Periodontal Dental Practice. We need a true team player who puts their dental patients first.

Dental Assistant Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Reliable and loyal
  • Great time management
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Effective communication skills
  • A true team player
  • Positive attitude

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand oral health needs in regard to periodontal disease
  • Update patient's medical history, take blood pressure, be aware of red flags on health history and medications
  • Perform comprehensive periodontal evaluations with the doctor using Eaglesoft Dental Software, periodontal charting, detailed notes from dental procedures, and treatment plan presented to front desk
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Use of Trio scan and digital radiography
  • Educate the patients on why treatment has been recommended
  • Basic sterilization knowledge as well as OSHA/ HIPAA guidelines
  • Uncover alerts that may affect treatment plans to the treatment coordinator or require medical consults to be requested
  • Understand post-operative healing to complete post-surgical checks

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health Insurance
  • PTO