Dental Assistant

Location: Mission Viejo, CA
Date Posted: 04-21-2017
Dental Assistants are fundamental to our high quality and affordable dental care and are essential in providing a high level of patient service. That’s why Gentle Dental takes pride in hiring Assistants nothing short of exceptional. Are you ready to jump start your career?

Duties & Responsibilities: 
- Make patients comfortable and prepare them for treatment.
- Record, obtain, and review dental history and/or records from patient.
- Prepare treatment rooms, tray setups for dental procedures.
- Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment.
- Prepare materials for making impressions and restorations.
- Assist the Dentist during examinations and treatment procedures.
- Expose radiographs, and process dental x-ray film as directed by the Dentist.
- Laboratory duties, such as making temporary crowns and casts of teeth and mouth from impressions.
- Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
- Actively participate as a contributing member of the office staff team to achieve patient satisfaction and office production goals.
- Comply with office policies and procedures, safety, OSHA and MSDS guidelines.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 
- Working knowledge of approved Dental Assistant functions.
- At least 2 years of previous dental experience.
- Current DA Certification, an X-Ray license and a CPR license from the state you will be practicing in.
- Strong communication and customer service skills.

Benefits Include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K plan, PTO, CE credits, and career opportunities to advance with the company.
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