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Dental Assistant

Company: Confidential Dental Practice
Location: Bell Gardens
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFriendly dental office in Cudahy seeking an experienced and motivated dental assistant who has a passion for dentistry. Looking for a responsible individual that is personable and eager to learn new skills. Must be confident and comfortable in general dental assisting practices, supporting back office duties, and assisting all procedures: sterilizing, taking impressions, making temporary crowns, x-rays, etc. Bilingual/Spanish is necessary.Compensation based on experience. Part-time with potential of Full-time. Please send an email with resume to be contacted.The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Although state regulations vary, responsibilities may include:assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedurestaking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulseserving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipmenthelping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatmentproviding 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 computercommunicating 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 surgeryCareer AdvantagesJob Types: Full-time, Part-timeSkills:

  • General Practice
  • Denti-Cal
  • PracticeWorks/CareStream
  • Treatment Planning
  • Cross-trained (Front/Back Office)
  • Nomad X-ray Experience
  • Spanish
  • Digital X-rays
  • Digital Impressions
  • Intraoral Photos
  • Bilingual
  • Curve
  • Dexis
  • Scheduling
  • Coronal PolishingBenefits:
    • BonusesCompensation:
      • $18-$25/hour

Keywords: Confidential Dental Practice, Bell Gardens , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Bell Gardens, California

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