is responsible for patient preparation, chair side support to dental providers, sterilization of instruments and clinic flow.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Greet and prepare patients for exams by identifying patient’s chief complain and taking vitals.
Provide chair side assistance to dental providers with exams and procedures including, but not limited to, prophylaxis, root canals, restorative, crowns and bridges.
Perform x-rays, cleanings, sealants, provide post-care & home-care instructions, assist with telephone prescription refills and make chart notations.
Sterilize used equipment and prepare and stock operatories at the start and throughout each day clean following OSHA guidelines.
Facilitate communication between front office and providers to ensure timely and orderly patient flow.
Education and/or Experience
Certificate from accredited Dental Assistant program, and
Three to nine months of related experience.
Licenses or Certificates
Current registration with the State ofWashington.