Pediatric Dental Assistant
Assist the dentist as necessary to gain the patient’s commitment for the best possible treatment with urgency.Perform functions in accordance with the applicable state’s Dental Auxiliaries Table of Permitted Duties.Actively participate in attempting to achieve the Perfect Patient Experience® by striving to keep your patients focused on the best possible treatment with urgency.Attend to the patient’s individual concerns and expectations.Maintain a clean, sterile, and cheerful environment where your patients feel comfortable; prepare patients for treatment, and assist the doctors – thereby enabling them to provide efficient, quality dental treatment.At the direction of the dentist, obtain dental history and/or records from patient, and complete x-rays and intra-oral pictures of patients as appropriate.Prepare tray setups for dental procedures.Present instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients’ mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices.At the direction of the dentist, instruct patients on postoperative/ general oral health care, and record patient charting and all doctor notes on treatment record.• Sterilize and disinfect instruments, equipment, and operatories in accordance with the American Dental Association guidelines.Maintain adequate supply levels in each operatory, replenishing as needed.• Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA,ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices).
Location: Kansas City, MO, US
Company Name: Liberty Oaks Dental Group
Pacific Dental Services (PDS) partners with individual owner dentists across the U.S., providing them with business support services so they can stay focused on their passion: dentistry. PDS and its supported owner dentists offer career opportunities nationwide. Established in 1994, PDS has been ranked in Inc.’s 500|5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for eight years in a row, and continues to grow. PDS is founded on a core set of values that guides our daily lives, distinguishes the strength and character of our organization and directs our critical decisions. At PDS and in our supported offices, we aim to be the very best at everything we do. Fortunately, that helps us attract the very best team members – and we hope you’ll be one of them.