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Dental Assistant

Ashland, MA 01721
Full-time Position - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
Posted: June 7, 2018
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Ashland, MA 01721
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World Class Dental Assistant Duties would include:

Assist the Doctor(s) chair-side to deliver care that is comfortable, efficient and productive. This includes pre- paring the operatory for treatment, taking necessary x-rays, inputting patient information in the software program (chart), etc.
The following responsibilities fall under the scope of Dental Assistant:
Assisting
Serve the Doctor(s) beyond expectation.
Understand the verbal, assumed, and foreshadowed needs and wants of the Doctor and patients to help improve the efficiency and productivity of the practice.
Accurately prepare operatory with the correct instruments prior to each scheduled treatment to mitigate down- time.
Sterilize instruments to prepare each room for patient visits.
Maintain all dental equipment including compressor, vacuum, water system, suction lines, light curing units, etc.
Oversee patient while administering nitrous oxide.
Assist Doctor during treatment and provide post-op instruction before and after treatment.
Clean and sterilize operatory after each treatment is completed.
Take and process x-rays, impressions. Assist in making and cementing crowns/bridges.
Be knowledgeable and promote other dental services such as teeth whitening, Invisalign, night guards, toothbrushes, etc.
Advise the front office when the Doctor is running more than ten minutes behind so that they may inform scheduled patients.
Record keeping
Input all treatment/treatment plans in the management software program (charts) as necessary; document all sedations as required.
Ensure patient records are complete and accurate.
Monitor inventory of supplies, place orders and stock shelves as necessary.
Prepare lab slips for the Doctor and ensure that pickup and delivery dates are monitored and maintained.
Advise the front office when a patient requires additional (or less) time units than normal for their upcoming treatment this aids in scheduling efficiency.
Other Duties
Keep medical emergency kit updated and current.
Always abide by OSHA regulations.
Keep lab and sterilization areas clean and orderly. 
Cover other areas within the practice as needed and when needed.


Job Type: Full-time
Opportunity: $40,000.00 /year
Required education:
* High school or equivalent
Required experience:
* Dental Assistant Experience min: 6 months


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