Dental Hygiene Assistant

Company Name: Wissler Myers and Kallies Family Dentistry
Location: Chillicothe, Ohio

Education Requirements: High School Diploma
Schedule: Full-Time
Certification Requirements: Dental Assisting, Dental Radiography, BLS/CPR
Experience Required: 1
Job Description:

-Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
-Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
-Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
-Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning; 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; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
-Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; 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.
-Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
-Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
-Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
-Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
-Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
-Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
-Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
-Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
-Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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