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Creston Dental and Braces

Dental Assistant

Ready to change lives (including your own)? We are dedicated to creating a world of happy, healthy smiles. We believe every person deserves access to quality, affordable dental care — and this mission drives everything we do. We are looking for a Dental Assistant ready to create memorable patient experiences. We are not your typical dentist office, so if you are ready to have fun and make a difference, keep reading!

Below are the basics of this role:

The Dental Assistant provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with treatment.

  • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient
  • Guide parents 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 and equipment
  • Clean 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

Ready to do more than the basics and be super awesome?

  • Have fun and make sure our patients are having fun too
  • Provide memorable patient experiences by showing compassion for our patients and parents
  • Get out into your community — participate in local events including school screenings, presentations and any opportunity to promote a positive image of us
  • Look around and do more than you are asked to do by assisting with other office duties as needed
  • Participate in morning huddles (hey, even ask to run one!), let your peers know how much you appreciate them, highlight great examples of customer focus, collaboration etc
  • Integrity, always do the right thing!
  • Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base)

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