02 Nov
Dental Assistant - 77079
Texas, Houston , 77001 Houston USA

Must be a Registered Dental Assistant. Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, taking blood pressure, 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 dentists access; suctioning; passing instruments. Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and also in the patients mouth including but not limited to cement, fluoride, impression materials, water, etc. Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, 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 manufacturers instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies; verifying receipt of supplies Tracking lab cases to ensure they are received in time for patient appointments. Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Familiar with front office duties and able to perform them when needed verifying insurance, confirming appointments, answering the phone, welcoming patients, etc. comedic implants extractions Must maintain current RDA certification.


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