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Hygiene/ Dental Assistant

Company:
The Family Dental Boutique
Location:
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Posted:
December 06, 2018

Description:

Our busy dental practice is searching for a dedicated, outgoing, energetic Dental/ Hygiene Assistant to join our family who can keep the examination rooms clean and assist during patient appointments. We need someone who can perform basic dental procedures including but not limited to fabricating temporary crowns, patient x-rays, and maintain complex client records with utmost confidentiality. The ideal candidate for this position has experience working with patients of all ages. Knowledge of the dental program Dentrix is a must. Assessment test must be taken to be considered.

Tasks:

Prepare examination rooms by sterilizing instruments and moving equipment into place

Assist in updating and maintaining client dental records

Perform routine procedures and assist in the performance of more complicated dental procedures

Provide support to dentists and staff as needed

Offer patients advice and materials necessary to maintain good dental health

Prevent the spread of infection and disease by maintaining a surgically clean work environment

Skills and Requirements:

Expanded function certification

4+ years of experience as a Dental Assistant

Comprehensive understanding of dental instruments

Exceptional customer and service skills

Strong knowledge of Dentrix

Work Schedule: Full time