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Dental Assistant

Company: Cascades Center for Dental Health
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Location : Overview:At Cascades Center for Dental Health Sterling, we have a fast-paced, state of the art technology, one stop office, quality care, energetic and hardworking, self-motivated, sociable, and able to build a strong rapport, confident to think outside the box, Willing to accept failures, and learn from them, as well as successes. Work like a team be a family. Our passion is to provide our patients with world class comprehensive care in a timely, efficient, and comfortable environment by our highly trained team of dental professionals who love what they do. Our promise is to make our patients look and feel your best while earning your trust and respect.Benefits Offered:In return for providing an excellent patient experience, we offer a great benefits package to include health and dental benefits, 401(k), holiday pay and paid time off.Responsibilities:Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.Record treatment information in patient records.Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory.Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.Schedule appointments, prepare bills and receive payment for dental services, complete insurance forms, and maintain records, manually or using computer.Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.Pour, trim, and polish study casts.Fabricate temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions.Clean and polish removable appliances.Clean teeth, using dental instruments.Qualifications:Education and Experience:Dental assistant certification where required.X-ray certification.Nitrous oxide certification preferred.Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, BLS and infection control training as required by law.Experience with relevant dental software.High school diploma or equivalent.Requisition Number: 2023-6754

Keywords: Cascades Center for Dental Health, Sterling , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Sterling, Virginia

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