Dental Assistant
Thomas Smile Designs - Billings, MT

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We are seeking a Dental Assistant with a minimum of five years of experience. If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind and want a career with respected and well known Dentist, please send us your resume.

Job Description

The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Responsibilities may include:

  • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • taking dental radiographs (x-rays)
  • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing

and sterilizing instruments and equipment

  • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment

procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)

  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;

(e.g., toothbrushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)

  • taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the

telephone, billing and ordering supplies)

  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics,

pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery

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