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dental assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Gibsons, BC
V0N1V0

Salary

$25.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

Work setting

  • Dental practice

Tasks

  • Prepare patients for dental examinations
  • Prepare plaster models and moulds
  • Train and supervise other dental technicians or dental laboratory assistants
  • Cast gold or metal alloys for bridges and denture bases
  • Order dental and office supplies
  • Perform administrative functions for the dental laboratory
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Design, fabricate or repair dental devices
  • Maintain and order supplies
  • Mould wax over dentures set-up
  • Perform reception and clerical duties
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Educate patients concerning oral hygiene
  • Finish metal framework of dentures
  • Supervise students in training
  • Polish teeth and clinical crowns and apply fluoride and sealant
  • Prepare wax bite-blocks and impression trays
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Pack plastic material in moulds to form full or partial dentures
  • Perform intra-oral duties
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Make orthodontic bands from metal and alloys
  • Record dental procedures performed on patients
  • Invoice patients for dental services
  • Polish and buff dentures
  • Fabricate and place temporary crowns and restorations
  • Take preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts

Computer and technology knowledge

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

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan

Other benefits

  • Transportation provided by employer

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