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DENTAL ASSISTANT - DENTAL SERVICES
CHAPEL HILL NC 27515
Category: Health Care Industry , Education
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89768874

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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DENTAL ASSISTANT - DENTAL SERVICES
DENTAL ASSISTANT - DENTAL SERVICES


Job ID: DEN0007T


DENTAL ASSISTANT - DENTAL SERVICES-DEN0007T






Description


Assists dentist by performing patient care duties during dental procedures.



The Dental Assistant performs chairside duties of patient care such as:



+ Passing instruments to the dentist during dental procedures;


+ Operating oral evacuation equipment, retractors, and water and air sprays;


+ Monitoring the patient's behavior and vital signs upon request of the dentist;


+ Taking routine x-rays such as bite wings.



Explains procedures and provides support to patients. Instructs patient, family, and/or healthcare staff in basic oral hygiene



Completes patient records and schedules reappointments



Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Prepares and arranges instrument trays and conducts inventory and restocks supplies.



Mixes impression and filling material.


Processes and mounts x-ray films.









Qualifications


Graduation from an approved dental assistant course (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).



If graduation from an approved dental assistant course: No prior experience required.

If a High School diploma or GED: One (1) year of on-the-job training as a dental assistant.



Dental Assistance X-Ray certification






Primary LocationUnited States-North Carolina-Chapel Hill


Department1000-UNC MEDICAL CENTER









ShiftDay Job


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