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Company: Heartland Dental Care, OFallon, IL
Job Title: Dental Assistant - DA and General Dental
Date Posted: 09/21/2012
Industry: Dental

Dental Assistant Functions
The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients.  Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients’ needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain doctor’s schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures.  The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients.  The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.

Job Requirements
As a Dental Assistant with Heartland Dental Care, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills.

Additional requirements:
-Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
-Ability to build rapport with patients
-Good manual dexterity
-Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
-Ability to travel at least once  every other month for training, occasionaly out of state
-Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus

Education Requirements
Dental assisting school certificate is a plus

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