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Dental Assistant

At our practice, we appreciate and reward excellence and dedication. You must enjoy helping patients look and feel better about themselves. Your potential for growth, advancement and income are limited only by your desire to succeed. We offer a new, state-of-the-art facility, advancement potential, benefits, performance incentives, and advanced training and recognition. We treat patients and employees specially. Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience preferred, two years experience required.

  • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
  • asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., toothbrushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery

Registered Dental Assistant

Excellent opportunity for an outstanding RDA. Progressive, state-of-the-art team needs high energy, caring person who hates being average. Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience preferred, two years experience required.

The dental hygienist is the primary preventive practitioner in the office. Excellent patient education and motivation is as important as providing treatment. It is important to recognize early signs of periodontal disease so that proactive treatment can be initiated to arrest the disease and prevent more severe involvement. Finding new areas of breakdown along with thorough documentation, both periodontally and restoratively, will facilitate the dentists' diagnosis and subsequent treatment recommendations.

  • Seat patient and have proper set-up ready for that procedure.
  • Show care and concern for patients' welfare and comfort at all times.
  • Review and update the patient's health history.
  • Perform a head and neck/oral cancer exam.
  • Take and develop any necessary x-rays.
  • Give anesthesia, if qualified, when asked for, or as hygiene treatment dictates
  • Gather appropriate periodontal information (probing, bleeding, etc.).
  • Chart patient's progress with home care; document non-compliance.
  • Perform oral prophylaxis.
  • Polish teeth.
  • Perform scaling and root planing.
  • Complete scheduled treatment.
  • Examine patient for caries/restorative problems that will hamper periodontal success.
  • Instruct the patient on proper oral hygiene and corrective and/or preventative measures.
  • Present appropriate literature to patients.
  • Utilize technology (intra-oral camera, patient education etc.) as appropriate.
  • Discuss any unfinished, previously diagnosed treatment.
  • Perform periodontal evaluation and communicate finding to the patient and dentist.
  • Assist and chart for the Drs.' hygiene examination.
  • Schedule patient for the appropriate recare appointment, emphasizing the importance of continuing care.
  • Use appropriate verbal skills to educate and motivate your patients.
  • While still in the treatment room, make sure patient's chart is complete and all services for the day’s treatment are recorded, as well as the next continuing care or treatment visit, and time units required. Return the chart to the front desk and escort the patient to the appropriate team member for final processing, employing a 2 on 1 transfer of power.
  • Call any root debridement patient that afternoon or evening to 'check how well they are doing' after their appointment today.
  • Request “completion of treatment” letters from the scheduling coordinator when finishing periodontal treatment phase.
  • Send personal notes to patients that deserve special attention.
  • Set-up and clean treatment rooms and instrument trays in accordance with office procedures and OSHA requirements.
  • Maintain prevention supplies and forms.
  • Clean and oil the hygiene handpieces.
  • Sharpen the hygiene instruments and see that instruments are ordered as needed.
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and intra-oral devices in accordance with OSHA requirements, office procedures, and industry standards.
  • Administer continuing care system.
  • Assist other staff members when time permits.
  • Participate in morning meetings.

Treatment Coordinator

Busy dental practice is looking for the RIGHT PERSON to join us. We have a fun, wonderful large staff so a cooperative, forgiving nature is a must. Must be pleasant and able to 'keep track of 8 things at once with a smile'. We know you are looking for us too! Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience preferred, two years experience required.

A treatment coordinator acts as the liaison between the dentist and the patient.

  • Contacts the patient
  • Schedules an appointment
  • Explains the treatment plan that the dentist has decided upon
  • Executes the plan of action by guiding the patient to the appropriate treatment room needed for the procedures within the plan

Dental Assistant Coordinator

A great opportunity for an outstanding individual with dental experience. Underappreciated? Underchallenged? Underfulfilled? Join a great progressive team and change all of that. Compensation based on experience and may include a bonus if qualified. Five years experience preferred, two years experience required.

The dental assistant coordinator oversees patient flow and assistance of treatment delivery (with help from the front staff and Doctor). This person is also responsible for understanding all of the specific duties and obligations required of a dental assistant.

  • Maintain and stock supplies and inventory using economical sources.
  • Discuss with doctor before ordering any supplies or equipment in excess of $250.00.
  • Maintain a binder with all inventory ordering and shipping receipts.
  • Coordinate assistants to be sure patients needs are being met as well as the doctors.
  • Maintain the sterilization area in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Maintain office OSHA policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and follow up on all laboratory cases.
  • Maintain and stock lab.

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Del Dental Group
8035 W Manchester Suite B
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
General Info: (310) 822-8118
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