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    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a dental assistant performing a variety of supportive technical and expanded function duties in the delivery of dental authorized beneficiaries. This includes assisting in general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, and pediatric dentistry treatments to patients are considered complex, difficult, lengthy, and non-routine in nature.

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    • Exposes and processes intra-oral and extra-oral conventional/digital dental radiographs in accordance with accepted radiation safety standards.
    • Assists with general dentistry and specialty related dental procedures, receives the patient, performs patient identification procedures, review dental health records and prepares patient for treatment.
    • Assembles, retrieves, maintains, and reviews dental health records in accordance with instructions and guidelines.
    • Complies with Center of Disease Control, American Dental Association, and local infection control procedures. Cleans, disinfects, sterilizes, and re-circulates dental equipment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0681 Dental Assistant

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