Dental Assistant Back Office

Creative Smiles Dental   North Hills, CA   Full-time     Dentistry
Posted on April 19, 2022
  • Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials.
  • Performs procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.
  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Readies patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for dentist’s access, suctioning, and 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 and pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations and 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.