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Dental Assistant

Company: TANTRA DJAYA DDS INC
Location: Whittier
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Purpose:Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Light numerical and alphabetical filing, light front office dutiesDuties:* Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.* Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.* Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.* Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.* Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.* Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.* Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.* Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.* Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.* Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.* Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.* Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions* Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Skills/Qualifications:Dental Health Maintenance, Use of Dental Technology, Infection Control, Patient Services, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Performing Diagnostic Procedures

Keywords: TANTRA DJAYA DDS INC, Whittier , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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