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Dental Assistant Ii

Company: Oakpoint
Location: Knightdale
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Registered Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting the dentist and dental hygienist in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients of Oakpoint Dentistry. -The Dental Assistant is also responsible for sterilization, preparation and inventory control of dental instruments and supplies. -let's connect today!

--- Assist patients in resolving minor difficulties, answering their questions and giving directions to patients as authorized by the dentist. Collect and record all patient health history. -
--- Using and maintaining hazard control protocols as established by OSHA and office standards. -
--- Timely preparation of treatment area by sterilizing and properly setting for procedures. Serves as dentist's chair-side assistant including delivering instruments and materials for dentist's access. -
--- Correctly handles dental radiographs and performs independent procedures as delegated and directed by the dentist in accordance with state regulations and law. -
--- Maintains dental department equipment and work areas in compliance with policies and procedures relative to infection control and safety issues, including the sterilization of all reusable dental instruments and equipment and the proper disposal of all contaminated or potentially contaminated materials. -
--- Maintains adequate operatory supplies and compiles a list for inventory control and ordering purposes. -
--- Completes checklists as assigned and participates in daily huddles to ensure that every single day flows smoothly. -
--- Assists with various clinical and administrative functions of the office as appropriate and as time permits and instructed. -
--- As directed by a supervisor, performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve organization and company goals and objectives. -
--- Comprehensive knowledge of dental assisting techniques and routine procedures for all phases of general dentistry including but not limited to: Restorations, RCT, Crown/Bridge, Oral Surgery, and Prosthodontics. -
--- Must be cognizant of the expectations and concerns of the dental patients and be able to respond in an empathetic and professional manner as well as appropriately handle emergency patient care. - -
--- Ability to work as an effective team member; function independently, exercise sound judgment and initiative; be flexible to shift priorities; maintain confidentiality; establish and maintain effective interpersonal work relationships, effectively assist providers; work toward goals and objectives of draft priorities. -
--- Correctly complete consent forms with patients including signatures for N2O, extractions, and RCT TX in Open Dental. - - -
--- Correctly complete referral forms as instructed and according to Axiom Dentistry protocol and provide to administrative staff. - - -
--- Handle laboratory procedures such as pouring impressions, model trimming, fabricating mouth guards, temporary crowns, retainers, and other appliances as well as case management follow up. This shall include the correct documentation needed for lab slips and contact with the dental laboratory companies. - -
--- Handle patient education such as post op instructions, oral hygiene instruction, consent forms, and other forms of clinical education. - -
--- Scheduling follow up appointments when required. - -
--- Provide a proper handoff to the administration staff and properly communicate ongoing treatment needs. - -
--- Any other tasks assigned by Axiom Dentistry Leadership Team members. - -
--- Each night, make post up follow up calls to any patients having invasive procedures such as extractions, and crowns.

--- Dental office experience required.
--- Dentrix software experience preferred.

Work Schedule:
Hours: M-Th-7:30-4:30 Fridays- 7:45-2:00 pm

--- High school diploma
--- Coronal Polishing Certificate
--- DA II certificate
--- Xray Certification


About Company:
We partner with leading dental care providers that are passionate about improving the quality of life for their patients - starting with their smile. -Our partners have access to unparalleled support services backed by a dedicated -clinical leadership -team that shares your passion.

Keywords: Oakpoint, Raleigh , Dental Assistant Ii, Healthcare , Knightdale, North Carolina

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