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Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Company: Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?

We are Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics and we believe in taking a personal approach to dentistry. Since our humble beginnings in Texas in 1967, weve been a trusted friend for our patients near and far. At Jefferson, we understand it takes more than clinical excellence to earn a patients trust. Its of the utmost importance that we all see the patient as a unique individual and demonstrate that their care plan is designed around each of their needs. Well do whatever it takes to put a smile on each patients face, so the rest of the world can see how amazing it is. We truly change peoples lives. Do you want to be a part of our life changing team?!

Our philosophy is simple: Our Care Changes Peoples Lives. We treat our patients like family to provide the best dental experience because we know a happy, confident smile leads to a better life. We deliver the highest quality care, making dentistry convenient and affordable for everyone. Join our new Hygiene team for the opportunity to have a fulfilling career giving our patients the happy, confident smile they deserve.

What Youll Do

  • Coordinate with Dentist and General Manager to provide work direction and training to RDAs
  • Instruments: Sterilize dental instruments and equipment for each patient; Organize and lay out instruments for use; Hand instruments and other materials to dentist during procedures
  • Patients/Interpersonal: Question patients about their medical history and record the information for dentist's reference; Advise patients on effective dental care; Manage patients - help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • Patients/Clinical: Take x-rays of patients' teeth; Take impressions of patients' teeth for casts to fabricate study models or to fabricate a temporary; Make temporary crowns
  • Assisting Dentist/Preparation: Prepare cements, composite, impression materials etc.
  • Assisting Dentist/Patient Care: Use suction and swabs to keep patients' mouths clear and dry during procedures; Apply topical anesthetic to patients' mouths; Place and remove rubber dams, matrices and wedges; Apply cavity lines and bases
  • Administration: Obtaining patients' dental records; Complete Dental Charting
  • Infection Control: Perform dental infection control plan management to conform to CDC, OSHA and ADA standards. Follow clinical guidelines for sterilization, disinfection, instrument cleaning and dental treatment room disinfection
  • Team Support: provide assistance in others areas of the clinic, as requested
  • Community Outreach: As requested, promote JDC by attending neighborhood events or visiting local businesses and distributing flyers and goodie-bags to the public
  • Organize and lay out instruments for specialized procedures
  • Prepare cements, amalgam, composite, impression materials etc.
  • Inventory control and management
  • Make temporary crown
  • Apply sealants after completion of certification
  • Monitor nitrous patients after completion of certification

    The Perks!
    • Competitive pay and bonus structure starting salary $19/hour and bonuses of up to $800/month*!
    • Growth and advancement opportunities for leadership roles
    • Vacation and PTO
    • $25,000 of Company-paid Life Insurance
    • Wide variety of additional benefits including:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Short-term and Long-term Disability
    • Health Saving Account
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Dependent Care Spending Account
    • Supplement Life Insurance for you or your dependents
    • 401(k)
    • Accident
    • Critical Illness
    • Identity Protection
    • Team Member Assistance Program
    • Bonus potential based on achieving certain number of business objectives per month

      Job Requirements

      Valid RDA License required

      CPR certification highly preferred

      High School diploma or equivalent

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