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Dental Assistant

Posted on: July 29, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Mitchell, SD
  • Applications have closed

The Dental Clinic

We are hiring a full-time (30-35 hours per week) dental assistant for our dental practice. You will help with preparing patients, sterilizing instruments, setting up rooms, and some dental hygiene tasks. To do well in this role you should be able to provide a great level of patient care.

Dental Assistant Responsibilities:

-Preparing patients for dental work.
-Helping with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting with dental procedures.
-Assisting dentists in managing medical and dental emergencies when necessary.
-Assisting dental hygienists with procedures when necessary.
-Providing great patient care.
-Recording treatment information in patient records.
-Giving patients information on dental hygiene, oral health care, and plaque control programs.
-Collecting and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs.
-Providing postoperative instructions as directed by the dentist.
-Caring for dental equipment.
-Forming preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
-Ordering dental supplies and maintaining dental equipment inventory.
-Fabricating temporary restorations and custom impressions from preliminary impressions.

Benefit Include: Dental care, paid time off, Holiday pay, retirement plan, and more.

Preference will go to RDA’s and those who hold current X-ray certifications.