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dental assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Scarborough, ON
M1V5N1

Salary

$27.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Dental practice

Tasks

  • Prepare patients for dental examinations
  • Prepare plaster models and moulds
  • Order dental and office supplies
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Maintain and order supplies
  • Perform reception and clerical duties
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Educate patients concerning oral hygiene
  • Prepare wax bite-blocks and impression trays
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Pack plastic material in moulds to form full or partial dentures
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Record dental procedures performed on patients
  • Invoice patients for dental services
  • Polish and buff dentures

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Healing arts radiation protection (HARP) Certification

Technical expertise (dental)

  • Plastering
  • Packing
  • Waxing-up
  • Polishing
  • Assembly

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word

Area of specialization

  • Full dentures
  • Partial dentures
  • Orthodontic appliances
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Ceramic or porcelain application

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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