Assigned to the Pediatric Dental Practice, the Dental Assistant will be responsible for assisting the pediatric dentist in providing quality dental care to the pediatric patients. He/she reports directly to the Center Coordinator and the Director of the Postdoctoral Pediatric Dental Practice.
Seats and prepares patients for treatment
Maintains infection control
Maintains materials, instruments and equipment; inventory of supplies
Prepares operatories with instruments and supplies needed for scheduled treatment procedure. Dispenses supplies and materials and stocks each operatory regularly
Takes digital radiographs
Assists during oral conscious sedations
Assists the pediatric dentists with behavior management of pediatric patients
Dismisses patient and disinfects operatories
High school Diploma or equivalent certificate
One year of related experience, including taking radiographs (intra- and extra-oral).