Dental Assistant

8275 N Silverbell Rd Suite 101 Tucson, AZ 85743 • Healthcare • Full-Time

Salary Range: 

$20.00 - $26.00 hour

We are in search of a dynamic dental assistant to join our team. A CDA with a minimum of 2 years of chairside experience and coronal polish certified is preferred. Your role involves all aspects of general dentistry, including same-day CEREC crowns, oral surgery, endodontic procedures, and more.

Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, energetic, personable, detail-oriented, and committed to exceptional patient care. We offer a competitive wage and benefits which include a retirement option, medical, and dental..

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide outstanding customer service with an excellent chairside manner
  • Assist the dentist in utilizing proper four-handed dentistry techniques, observing universal precautions
  • Be cognizant of doctor schedules and patient flow
  • Comply with office policies and procedures
  • Assume the standards of care related to infection control; following OSHA guidelines and ensuring safety protocols are upheld
  • Expose and digitally record ordered radiographs
  • Maintain dental operatories in an organized and clean fashion, assuring appropriate instruments and supplies are available
  • Maintain patient comfort before, during, and after dental procedures
  • Clean and prepare instruments for sterilization
  • Sterilize and/or disinfect instruments, handpieces, and ancillary equipment
  • Assist office and doctor in maintaining patient records and informed consent documents
  • Chart existing dentistry and current conditions in a computerized dental chart
  • Take impressions for various prosthetic procedures and study models
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients
  • Punctual, and demonstrate a sense of urgency in your daily tasks

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current CPR certification
  • High School Diploma
  • 2 years of chairside dental assisting experience preferred
  • CDA Certificate
  • Coronal Polish Certificate (preferred)

We are growing and looking for a knowledgeable and supportive team player to support the growth. If you enjoy dentistry and working with a dynamic, and upbeat team, this is your new dental home! Please reply today!

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