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Pediatric Dental Group is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the role of Dental Assistant. The new role is available in Winter Park, FL 32792.
Job: Dental Assistant
Company: Pediatric Dental Group
Location: Winter Park, FL 32792
Our dental practice is limited to the specialty of pediatric dentistry. We strive to create a fun working environment that delivers high-quality dental care to our patients. You must have a pleasant, engaging and teachable spirit and love working with children, adolescents, and patients with special needs. Applicants with previous experience as a dental assistant or pediatric dental assistant is preferred.
Applicants must have reliable transportation to work and be able to work in all three of our locations: Lake Nona, Winter Park and Florida Mall area- Fluency in both English & Spanish is preferred.
As a dental assistant your responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:
Obtaining a thorough medical history for our patients from their parent(s)/guardian(s)
Taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
Performing dental prophylaxis (cleanings)
Assisting our pediatric dentist(s) during a variety of treatment procedures
Helping patients feel comfortable before, during, and after dental treatment
Providing post-operative instructions to patients/parents following placement of a restoration (filling), surgery or other dental treatment procedures
Teaching patients/parent’s appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health (e.g., toothbrushing, flossing and dietary/nutritional counseling)
Record patient charting and all doctor notes on treatment in patient management software
Sterilize and disinfect instruments, equipment, and operatories in accordance with the American Dental Association guidelines.
Setting up/taking down instruments for each procedure
Helping provide direct patient care within the specialty of pediatric dentistry
Maintain adequate supply levels in each operatory, replenishing as needed.
Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, , HR policies and practices).
Must be punctual, reliable, a team player, and ready to work
To apply for this job please visit pdgorlando.bamboohr.com.