Dental Assistant Jobs in Cranberry, PA

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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American Dental Partners, Inc. - Cranberry, PA
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
30+ days ago
Crown, PA (21 miles from Cranberry, PA)
OrthodonticDental Assistant Orthodontic Dental AssistantOrthodontic Dental Assistant Full-time, Permanent Position, Available on: 2020-02-04 Smilebuilderz loves LCCTC!...
60+ days ago
Crown, PA (21 miles from Cranberry, PA)
ExpandedFunction Dental Assistant Expanded Function Dental AssistantExpanded Function Dental Assistant Full-time, Permanent Position, Available on: 2020-02-04 Are you an EFDA who wants to use your EFDA...
60+ days ago

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