Dental Assistant for Orthodontist

Location: Peoria, AZ
Date Posted: 05-09-2017
At Gentle Dental, our Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, x-ray and laboratory duties. Dental assistants prepare patients for oral examination and assist other dental professionals in providing treatment to the teeth, mouth and gums. Our Dental Assistants are passionate about dentistry and enjoy providing top notch customer service and high quality care to our patients. 

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 Orthodontist during procedures.
- 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.
- Previous Orthodontist assisting experience. 
- At least 2 years of previous dental experience.
- A current X-Ray license and a CPR license from the state you will be practicing in.
- Strong communication and customer service skills.
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Benefits Include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K plan, PTO, CE credits, and career opportunities to advance with the company.
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