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Dental Assistant Appleton
position, under professional direction of the Dental Coordinator, provides
chair side dental assistance and office supportive services in the dental
clinic. It involves a wide range of
responsibilities and the ability to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously
in order to ensure an efficient dental office operation.
- Graduate of an Accredited Dental Assistant
program and/or equivalent training with at least one year of chair side
clinical experience as a dental assistant preferred; will train a
highly-motivated new graduate.
- Proficient at four-handed chair side
dental assisting in a manner that meets the direction from the dentist in order
to ensure efficiency of operation in the provision of dental treatment
health histories for review by the dentist and document oral examinations in
and prepare patients for treatment including taking and incorporating digital
x-rays into software program, seating, chair positioning, napkin placement,
provide patient safety devices.
coronal polishing and fluoride application, and provide patient instructions
pre- and post-operative.
all safety engineering practices, including use of lead aprons, PPE hazardous
and infectious product handling, sharps handling, curing light exposure, and
MSDS/OSHA knowledge and understanding.
an inventory of dental and office supplies. Place orders when necessary as
directed by the Dental Coordinator to ensure that these items are stocked in
staff meetings of the dental unit and/or PCHC meetings that have relevance to
accepted dental procedures in the preparing and post-treatment cleanup of
dental equipment and operatories, including hard surface disinfection.
to Patient Services duties, including but not limited to, verification of
insurance, patient check in, and appointment confirmation.
10. Performs other
duties as assigned.