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Dental Assistant

Company: San Antonio Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: DOESan Antonio Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics is looking for an amazing Dental Assistant to join our family! San Antonio Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics is dedicated to serving the unique needs of children - from toddlers to teens. We offer comprehensive services including preventive pediatric dental care and orthodontics. Our team of dental professionals are changing the face of pediatric dental care through our dedication to oral health and compassionate care for our patients and their guardians. Our practices are based on a patient-centric approach achieved through significant teamwork, flexibility, and commitment. Our competitive compensation packages include benefits such as health allowance, free dental services for you and immediate family members, scrubs, paid holidays, sick time and vacation for full-time employees after 90 days of employment. San Antonio Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics offers opportunities for professional development by providing eligible employees with education assistance. Previous pediatric dental office experience would be helpful. The high priority candidate will have a great attitude and be a multi-tasker with a strong work ethic. Open Dental knowledge is a plus. DA Job Duties: Assist the Dentist during a variety of treatment procedures.Take and develop dental radiographs (x-rays).Take patients' medical history, blood pressure, and pulse.Help patients feel comfortable before, during, and after dental treatment.Provide patients with pre/post OP instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling).Teach patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing, and nutritional counseling).Take impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth).Take necessary pre-op/post-op x-rays for insurance.Know the office emergency exit plans.Know the office emergency exit plans and location of eyewash stations.Chart/enter treatment into Open Dental.Desired Profile/Background: Must love working with children.Excellent customer service skills.Excellent communication and computer skills.Upbeat personality is a must.Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.Strong work ethic and attention to detail.Clean, neat professional appearance.Knowledge of Open Dental a plus.Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus.Orthodontic experience is a plus. Active RDA license required.N2O certification a plus. Coronal polish experience a plus. Job Type: Full-time Monday - Thursday 7:30 to 5One Friday per monthNo weekends About San Antonio Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics: Family-Owned and Operated Our Mission Our mission is to use the gifts that we have been blessed with to serve and help others starting right here in Central Texas. We believe in making a positive difference in the lives of our patients and their families. In return, we know they will spread this positivity and kindness into the world. It all starts right here in our community. Location 17026 Bulverde Rd., Ste. 102San Antonio, TX 78247 Employer Details EMPLOYER NAMESan Marcos Pediatric Dentistry CONTACT PERSONClaudia CONTACT PHONE210-944-8111 CONTACT LOCATION17026 Bulverde Rd. Ste. 102San Antonio, TX 78247

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