SPECIALTY DENTAL ASSISTANT

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Oct 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Expanded Function Dental Assistants with less than 5 years practical experience will assist dentist chairside utilizing 4-handed techniques in patient treatment.
Perform expanded functions duties under direct supervision of a dentist. Duties include: placing and removing rubber dams, placing and removing matrices, placing and contouring amalgam restorations and placing and finishing composite resin restorations, placing sealants, coronal polishing, and fluoride varnish.

Other possible candidates are required to possess a minimum of 5 years advanced training as a 4-handed Dental Assistant performing duties such as: Taking impressions of teeth for study models, diagnostic casts and athletic appliances, fabrication of Crown and bridge provisionals and working knowledge of Specialty Dental procedures including, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics and Implant and Oral Surgery. Digital x-ray exposure and mounting of radiographs, maintain supplies, set-up and breakdown of operatories. Assist at multi locations as necessary.

Qualifications: Technical School, Certification, training or apprenticeship required beyond High School and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Reference Number: 51-26845

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: Penn Dental Network - Schattner

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: 4-Technical Health Services

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