Job Title: Dental Assistant
Date Posted: 05-15-2008
Job Location: Florida-Orlando
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: High School or Equivalent
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: ocoee dental care P.A.
Contact Information: sarita   bhatheja (sbhatheja@aol.com)
Job Description:
Job Purpose:

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.

Duties:

* 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.

* Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring,
trimming, and polishing study casts.

* 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.
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