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Pediatric Dental Assistant

Company: Simply Kids Dental
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPrivate Pediatric Dental Practice is looking for a full-time, friendly dental assistant for our office. Your primary job will be to assist our dentists in serving our patients to ensure they leave our practice with a smile. Additional dental assisting responsibilities include pediatric prophy's, taking radiographs, dental charting, preparing the work area and equipment for exams or procedures, as well as administrative duties like obtaining dental records and scheduling appointments. Job seekers should have superb organizational skills and love talking to people. Ready to join the team? Start your application today!Benefits/Perks:

  • 401K
  • Profit Sharing
  • Bonus
  • Vacation
  • Continuing Education
  • Team RetreatsCompensation:$37,000 - $45,000 yearlyResponsibilities:
    • Make sure each patient has the most up-to-date and accurate dental records by recording their information after every visit
    • Assist dentists and dental hygienists during any procedures or examinations by handing off dental instruments and ensuring each patient's mouth is comfortable, dry, and accessible to the dentist
    • Ensure the patient area is ready for exams and procedures by prepping equipment like x-ray machines, anesthetics, and impression materials and cleaning and laying out dental instruments
    • Tell patients what oral hygiene steps they need to take in order to prevent infection after dental procedures
    • Provide patients with oral hygiene advice to make sure they maintain pristine dental care and a healthy smile
    • Support staff with administrative duties such as saying hello to patients, answering phones and making appointments for upcoming dental visits, ordering supplies, and handling billing
    • Pediatric hygiene skills in prophylaxes, films, and chartingQualifications:
      • Excellent multitasking, interpersonal, and communication skills
      • Possess the ability to provide patients with excellent care and service
      • Basic data entry and computer skills
        • Thrive in a team-oriented dental practice and willing to contribute to our positive culture. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, patient-centered practice and have more than 2 years of pediatric dental experience. The applicant will be required to take direction, have a professional appearance, all-in attitude, and an ability to be a team player.
        • Perform Pediatric EDDA functions such as placing composite fillings, taking impressions and fitting bands for appliances and seating those appliances, and fitting and cementing pediatric crowns, and pulpotomies in an oral conscious or general anesthesia setting.About CompanyLocated in Colorado Springs, CO Simply Kids Dental specializes in delivering superior pediatric dental care and exceptional customer service; therefore, we aim to hire the top 10% of dental team members in Colorado. Our patients are our #1 focus and therefore we require that our team members are mature, reliable, and willing to go the extra mile. If you consider yourself to be in the top 10% of , please apply. We take our core values very seriously and expect a desire to: Serve others, word hard, exceed expectations, have an All-in attitude, and take ownership. This is an excellent opportunity for a fun, energetic, knowledgeable, team-oriented practice manager that is focused on high quality pediatric dentistry and willing to contribute to our positive culture. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, patient-centered practice!

Keywords: Simply Kids Dental, Colorado Springs , Pediatric Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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