DENTAL ASSISTANT

NEW Health is looking for a dental assistant who will perform all necessary duties under the supervision of the dentist, i.e., preparing the patient for care, assisting with treatment, taking and developing x-rays, maintaining equipment, ordering supplies, autoclaving, taking impressions and maintaining electronic dental records.

  • Performs the necessary duties for the proper functioning of the dental health unit under supervision 
  • Greets and escorts dental patients to the dental treatment area Prepares the dental exam room for dental treatment by cleaning and disinfecting treatment areas according to the Health Center’s policies and procedures.
  • Prepares patients for dental treatment assists the dentist in the delivery of dental treatment:
    • Performs four handed dentistry.
    • Takes x-rays.
    • Process alginate impressions and pours dental models.
    • Removes temporary cement from crowns and re- cements crowns.
  • Delivers bleaching kit to patients
  • Performs all infection control duties such as:
    • Cleaning and sterilization of dental instruments according to health center policies and procedures
    • Stocks dental operatories and maintains dental supplies in treatment areas.
  • Perform lab procedures such as:
    • Fabrication of bleaching trays and dental models
    • Provides individualized patient dental education in oral health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment procedures.
    • Applies anti-cariogenic agents including fluoride varnish
    • Places and removes dental dams
  • Cares for dental equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions and performs its required daily maintenance.
  • Provides interpreting services if applicable between dental provider and patients as needed  

Qualifications

  • License to practice dental assisting in Massachusetts by the Board of Registration in Dentistry is required
  • Ability to speak Spanish is preferred
  • Ability to assist in fourhanded dentistry
  • Working knowledge of operative dentistry
  • Working knowledge of other general dental procedures
  • Ability to work with small children and elderly
  • Willingness to learn new procedures and work with others with the department

Apply Here!

  • Job ID 3292276
  • Hours 40
  • Location NEW HEALTH-NORTH END
  • Shift Type
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