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Lead Dental Assistant

Company: Absolute Dental
Location: Reno
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Absolute Dental is the largest group of general and specialty dental practices in the state of Nevada. We are growing and we are looking for energetic lead dental assistants to join out teams in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area.
We are looking for lead general, pediatric, ortho, perio, OS and hygiene assistants. We have both full time and part time opportunities to assist our productive clinicians. This is an excellent opportunity to grow your skill set and advance your career.
We are looking for a competent lead dental assistant who will make the dentist's office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You'll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist's shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible.

  • Welcome customers in the dental office
  • Prepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
  • Manage supplies and dental assistant staff
  • Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures Skills
    • Proven experience as a lead dental assistant
    • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
    • Understanding of health & safety regulations
    • Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus
    • Good computer skills
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Well-organized and reliable
    • High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred
      Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
      Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour

Keywords: Absolute Dental, Reno , Lead Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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