We are looking for and experienced, full-time Dental Assistant to join our amazing team at Maple Shade Dental, located in Dunlap, IL 61525. The Dental Assistant we hire will have a minimum of 1 year of Dental Assistant experience and must have had formal training from an accredited dental program. X-ray certification for the state of Illinois is required. If you meet the qualifications mentioned, are a team player and a self starter, we'd love for you to apply. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Minimum of 1 year experience working as a Dental Assistant, required
Formal training from an accredited Dental Assistant Program
X-ray certification in the state of Illinois, required
Must have exceptional customer service skills
Additional benefits for full-time employees:
Paid time off
6 paid holidays off
401k to name a few
Maple Shade Dental is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).
Dental Care Alliance