DENTAL ASSISTANT, School of Dental Medicine, Clinical Affairs

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DENTAL ASSISTANT, School of Dental Medicine, Clinical Affairs

The Dental Assistant provides quality dental care to patients. They will practice fourhanded dentistry, prepare operatories for the required procedures, organize and coordinate patient charts and paperwork, and provide excellent customer service.

Some essential functions include:

  • Provides patient education by giving pre and post-operative instructions including oral hygiene instructions.
  • Collects patient data by reviewing medical history, taking blood pressure and pulse, and charting clinical findings as directed by the dentist.
  • Contacts patients as needed. Reviews schedules for optimal utilization. Reviews and enters treatment plans. Organizes lab cases by monitoring completion dates. Ensures each assigned operatory is set-up and ready prior to seeing each patient.
  • Provides clinical support by assisting the dentist in various dental procedures, exposing radiographs, taking impressions, fabricating and cementing temporary crowns, ensuring optimal patient comfort, sterilizing instruments, practicing infection control and OHSA standards in the operatory prior, during and after said procedures. Ensures assigned operatories are cleaned and disinfected.
  • May be responsible for the ordering supplies as needed

Vocational or Technical training is required. 1-3 years' experience required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/12/2019
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