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compensation: Based on experience, competitive
employment type: part-time

696 Newport Ave
Attleboro, MA 02703

Dental Assistant Job Responsibilities:
Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments
and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.
Dental Assistant Job Duties:
● Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
● Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
● Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
● Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning
instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
● Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.
● Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and
polishing study casts.
● Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and
polishing removable appliances.
● Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug
and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
● Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
● Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
● Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
● Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
● Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
● Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following
manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment
inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
● Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed
supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
● Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
● Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing
professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
● Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Dental Assistant Skills and Qualifications:
Dental Health Maintenance, Use of Dental Technology, Infection Control, Patient Services, Creating a Safe, Effective
Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Use of Dental
Technologies, Performing Hygiene (Coronal Polish) Procedures
Job Requirements:
Must be Licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Must be CPR , Radiation , and Infection Control Certified.
Compensation based on Experience. Willing to Train! Fuel and Uniform Stipend Provided.
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