Expanded Services Dental Assistant

Kool Smiles Macon , GA 31206

Posted 2 months ago

This job is located at Youth Dentistry of Macon and is Monday-Thursday with full time hours for 3 months covering a permanent employee's medical leave with possibility of the position changing to permanent benefits-eligible later.

Skill Requirements:

The EFDA provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with treatment.

  • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient

  • Be on time & prepared for, and actively participate in, daily morning huddles

  • Guide patients through our processes before treatment

  • Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions

  • Prepare patient for examination and treatment

  • Take x-rays and save to patient charts

  • Proactively maintain hygiene & treatment operatories

  • Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures

  • Place high-quality direct restorations using resin, amalgam, and glass ionomer

  • Fabricate high-quality chairside custom provisional restorations

  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment

  • Clean chairs and rooms

  • Provide efficient, knowledgeable chairside assistance during treatment procedures

  • Document patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in patient chart

  • Pour, trim and polish impression casts

  • Fabricate custom impression trays

  • Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards

Personality/Temperament

Requirements:
  • Enjoy caring for our patients, and make sure our patients enjoy being cared for

  • Provide memorably compassionate, caring treatment experiences for our patients

  • Be a team player! Be aware and mindful of the office environment, and take the initiative to help coworkers when the opportunity arises.

  • Have integrity! Do the right thing at all times, even when no one is watching.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • X-ray certification

  • Expanded functions certifications

  • Dentrix experience highly desirable but not mandatory

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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