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Dental Assistant - Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary

Dental Assistant - EFDA

Growing, multi-faceted dental facility looking for an experienced Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary for a rewarding and unique career. Highly desire, hands on experience with dental implants.

Come be a part of a dynamic work environment where each one of our employees has the opportunity to make a difference. We love what we do and it shows! We have an environment where employees enjoy coming to work. We work hard, but at the end of the day, we feel a sense of satisfaction that we have helped to improve our patients’ lives.

Dental Assistant - EFDA Responsibilities:

  • The dental assistant - EFDA works under a dentist’s supervision beyond the dental assistant job purpose. The EFDA has direct responsibility for patient’s excellent experience by helping dentist with procedures within the EFDA state regulations.
  • Work under the direct supervision of the Prosthodontist.
  • Perform a variety of patient care and laboratory duties, including but not limited to providing chair-side assistance while dentists examine and treat patients.
  • Ensure patients are as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain their dental records.
  • Hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients’ mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices.
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare trays of instruments for dental procedures, and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Prepare materials for impressions and restorations, take dental x rays, as directed by a dentist.
  • Handle other radiological equipment and assist patients with these procedures as directed by a dentist.
  • Assist in specialty areas such as oral surgery and prosthodontics.
  • Support and assist the hygienist as needed, including but not limited to cleaning trays, room setups and cleanups.
  • Help track the inventory of the prosthetic supplies and keep the storage closet organized.
  • Support the radiographic needs of the Patient Education Consultants, Oral Surgeon, & Hygienists.

Dental Assistant - EFDA Experience:

  • Certified EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary)
  • Two years of Dental Assistant experience
  • Dental implant experience, highly desired
  • Must be reliable, work well with others in a fast paced environment, and have good manual dexterity.

Dental Assistant - EFDA Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package. Work in a professional environment where the focus is on patient care.

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