Dental Assistant

Department: East Dayton Health Center
Location: Dayton, OH

CHCGD is seeking an experienced dental assistant to assist the dentist and dental hygienist in providing optimal dental care in an expanding dental center. This is a part-time position averaging†25 hours per week.†

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs duties that are delegated according to the State Board of Dental Examiners under the direct supervision of the dentist.
  2. Seats, drapes and prepares patient for treatment.
  3. Takes appropriate radiographs and maintains current State Board Radiation Permit.
  4. Ensures that appropriate dental instruments are available for each procedure.
  5. Ensures that the operatories are stocked with the appropriate dental supplies. Maintains and submits supply requisitions to supervisor or dental director quarterly and as needed.
  6. Sterilizes and autoclaves dental instruments as needed and maintains a biological monitor system to ensure proper sterilization.
  7. Charts existing dental conditions on the clinic dental chart as well as any changes in patientís medical history.
  8. Takes and pours up preliminary dental impressions.
  9. Records patientís vital signs on the initial visit and as requested by the dentist.
  10. Answers patient questions regarding proposed treatment plan and explains the procedures.
  11. Encourages the patient to return for follow-up visit and explain the importance of preventative care. Be a liaison to the patient throughout entire visit.

Required Knowledge, Experience or Licensure/Registration

Graduate from high school or equivalent, completion of an accredited dental assistant program, Ohio State Dental Radiograph permit or eligibility for permit with minimum of one year experience.

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