- Long Beach, California
To gain employment as an indispensable RDA committed to customer service oriented quality care in addition to administrative duties in a fast paced dental office.
Pits and Fissures certificate
Coronal Polish certificate
Completion of Dental Radiography Certificate, Chair-side Dental Assisting program, and RDA prep course.
2 years of Spanish with an interest in careers with children
Daily tasks consists of opening and closing duties including light housekeeping, laundering towels for sterilization area, taking inventory of instruments/digital x-ray film, taking impressions for bleaching trays, ortho appliances, night guard, set-up and assist with specialty procedures such as endo, oral surgery, ortho, and perio, as well as assisting with special needs/disabled patients.
Responsibilities include partial preparation of charts for billing, chair-side assisting with pulpotomy and stainless steel crown fitting and placement, extraction of primary teeth, coronal polishing, sealant placement, preparation of consent forms, recording medical and dental histories in patient charts, taking x-rays, explaining post-operative care and oral hygiene instructions to parents; while reassuring and comforting small patients.
Back office duties including but not limited to chair-side assisting of endo,oral surgery ,and general dentistry, calling in and dismissing patients, preparing tray set-ups, fabricating temp. crowns & bridges, cavit placement, coronal polishing, post-op instructions, taking and pouring impressions, removing temps, taking x-rays, chair-side whitening (Zoom), fabricating bleaching trays, and night guards, sealants, sterilizing, etc. Front office duties include confirming and scheduling appointments, checking insurance, etc
Chair-side assisting, x-rays, impressions, pouring models, fabricating bleaching trays, sterilization and disinfecting, receptionist, scheduling, dismissing patients, preparing charts and payment plans, recall & other front and back office duties
Certifications & Licenses
RDA since 2009 CPR certified every 2 years
Coronal Polish since 2008 Pits and Fissures since 2017