Dental Assistant - Oral Health - Maywood at Loyola in Maywood, Illinois

Posted in Other 6 days ago.





Job Description:


Employment Type:


Full time
Shift:


Day Shift




Description:




Chair side Dental Assistant Assists dentist performing dental procedures; sets-up procedure equipment and materials; breakdown, cleans and reassembles exam rooms; exposes intraoral and extraoral radiographs; takes and pours intraoral models; tracks laboratory cases; processes dental instruments; maintains equipment. Makes temporary crowns, performs teeth whitening and prepares custom bleach, radiation and fluoride trays and sleep apnea appliances.


Procedure set up with materials and equipment and then room breakdown and disinfection.


Exposing intraoral and extraoral radiographs, FMX, PANs, PAs.


Taking and pouring patient oral models.


Clinical support duties: tracking laboratory cases, processing instruments and maintaining dental equipment, patient calls and other assigned duties.


Assisting the dentist with patient treatment procedures.


Independently makes temporary crowns, performs teeth whitening and prepares custom bleach, radiation and fluoride trays and sleep apnea appliances.



III. Position Requirements:



Minimum Education:




Required: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education



Preferred: Administrative or technical background acquired through completion of 2 - 3 years of college



Specify Degree(s): N/A



Minimum Experience:




Required:1- 2years of previousdental assistantexperience



Preferred: 3-5 years of previousdental assistantexperience



Managerial Experience: N/A



Licensure/Certifications:




Required:



CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)



Preferred: N/A



Other: N/A



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