Dental Assistant

Texas Dental Center
Published
July 28, 2022
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Fluent Spanish & English language skills are required.

We are passionate about our patients, and are committed to helping them maintain excellent oral health. If you enjoy working in a positive, collaborative environment and have a desire to improve the lives of others through dental care, consider joining our team.

Reporting directly to our practice’s dental director, the dental assistant has an integral role in patient care, including setting up and cleaning treatment rooms; escorting patients to the treatment room and making them comfortable; and assisting the dentist with clinical treatments.

Other required duties include:

  • Taking dental x-rays
  • Preparing and sterilizing instruments, handpieces and other equipment in compliance with OSHA standards and CDC guidelines
  • Sending and monitoring lab cases
  • Following up with patients after treatment and providing relevant instructions
  • Providing patient education and nutritional counseling to maintain oral health
  • Monitoring inventory and ordering dental supplies
  • Various office tasks as directed by the dentist or office manager

Education and Experience Requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Compliance with state dental practice requirements, such as x-ray requirements and OSHA
  • 2+ years Dental assisting experience preferred

Skills:

  • General Practice
  • Pediatric
  • Spanish
  • Bilingual

Benefits:

  • PTO
  • Bonuses

Compensation:

  • $15-$20/hour

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