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Dental Assistant

Company: Great Expressions Dental Centers
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: Our Decatur practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant.

Join a neighborhood dental center backed by a national network of support.

We're searching for a Dental Assistant who wants to join a truly patient-centric dental group. In this highly collaborative role, you will ensure our patients are comfortable and prepared for treatment and serve as a valuable resource to your practice's dentist during a variety of treatment procedures. At Great Expressions, you'll feel like you're a part of a local, neighborhood practice while enjoying all of the support of a stable, national network. Whether you need outside expertise on a tough case or your practice needs equipment repairs, help is always just a single phone call away.

The hours you need. The balance you deserve.

One thing that makes a career at GEDC unique is that you'll never have to worry about getting the hours you need, no questions asked. Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location. Along with our ability to provide flexibility in your scheduling and a comprehensive package of benefits, you can be sure that at Great Expressions, your work life and personal life won't have to compete with each other.

Thrive at Great Expressions. Experience our total rewards:

  • Competitive pay and bonus potential
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation time
  • Accident coverage
  • Hospital indemnity coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • ID theft protection
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Pet insurance
    Our patients rely on us to improve their oral health and we deliver it - one smile at a time.

    Founded in 1982, Great Expressions Dental Centers has consistently ranked among the nation's leading dental groups, providing oral health care services, dental education, and setting new standards for clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. And we do all of this while keeping a healthy smile affordable and convenient in a world of tight budgets and busy schedules. Join our team and help us continue to provide high quality, patient-focused dental care to our communities.

    Your safety and wellbeing matter.

    To maintain the health of our team members and patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented a number of safety measures throughout our practices, including additional sanitation, providing personal protective equipment, and maintaining social distancing whenever possible. Our goal is to make sure you feel as safe as possible at work, so you can focus on providing exceptional patient care.

    Responsibilities:
    • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient
    • Guide parents of minors and patients through our processes before treatment
    • Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions
    • Prepare patient for examination and treatment
    • Take x-rays and save to patient charts
    • Responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene bay and operatory rooms
    • Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures
    • Mix amalgam, cement, pulp paste and prepare impression materials
    • Sterilize and disinfect instruments, equipment, chairs and rooms
    • Assist professional dental staff with treatment:
      • Document patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in patient chart
      • Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures
      • Pour, trim and polish impression casts
      • Fabricate custom impression trays
      • Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards
        Requirements:
        • Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent required
        • X-ray certification preferred according to State and individual practices
        • Certified expanded dental assistant credentials preferred according to State and individual practices?Qualifications:

Keywords: Great Expressions Dental Centers, Atlanta , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Decatur, Georgia

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