Dental Front Desk Office/Lab Assistant
UniMark - Augusta, GA

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We're a company of hundreds of diverse employees across the country Every day, our employees deliver our core services through millions of human interactions. Our employees' exceptional expertise and service are the most important piece of our business model. Treating employees fairly, honestly and with respect is a core value and has a direct impact on the performance and sustainability of our company.

Minimal Qualifications/Experience/Skills:
Computer Skills, High School Diploma, typing skills min 35wpm.

Job Summary/Overview:
This position will assist Dentist, set up patient and equipment, seats and prepare patients, educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x-rays, apply fluoride and sealants.

Responsibilities: Prepares work area by laying out needed materials and required instruments in proper array.

Take intra- oral and extra-oral x-rays by positioning patients, adjusting and to provide the Dentist with information useful in diagnosis and treatment.

During the performance of treatment procedures, anticipates the Dentist needs for needed materials, and prepares these materials using standard procedures, timing the preparation to meet treatment need, and bringing these materials to chair-side for use by the Dentist.

Prepares restorative materials, mixes impression materials and loads trays as directed.

Charts existing dental conditions during annual and new admission appointments, and also charts treatment planned procedures to be performed. This is charted using the Open Dental electronic record.

Clean operatory after use.

Pours up dental impressions materials as directed by dentist.

Handles laboratory cases (send and receive).

Maintains dental equipment as directed (clean x-ray processor, change developer/fixer chemistry as needed, treat dental unit water lines, flush and disinfect suction lines, etc.

Operates autoclave and other equipment in order to sterilize instruments. (Keep sterilization and spore test log).

Dispose of used material removes and replaces soiled material and other supplies.

Performs a variety of light housekeeping tasks in order to maintain a clean, organized and presentable dental clinic.

Performs any other related jobs as assigned by Dental Operations Manager.

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