Amazing Pediatric dental practice in the Rancho Bernardo area of San Diego is seeking a Dental Assistant (DA) or Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) to join our team.
Experience in a Pediatric Practice is a plus but not required.
Hours are Monday-Thursday from 10:15 am-6:30 pm.
- Holiday Pay
- Sick Pay
- 401 k
Dental Assistant (DA) or Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) duties include but not limited to:
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 our patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;(e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
Taking impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts (models of teeth)