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Registered Dental Assistant (Oceanside)

3625 Vista Way

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compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

Registered Dental Assistants (RDA’s) works alongside dentists to provide dental care for patients. Their duties are a mix of patient care, laboratory procedures, and clerical work. RDA must have a professional outgoing personality, positivity and patience. They are responsible, reliable, and dependable. RDA must also be able to multitask and able to handle stressful situations while giving high quality service. The ability to understand and communicate well with others is also essential. Required to be fluent in English; Spanish speaking not required but highly desirable.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Mouth mirror inspecting oral cavity, to include charting of obvious lesions,
existing restorations and missing teeth
• Placement and removal of temporary sedative dressings
• Obtains endodontic cultures
• Dries canals, previously opened by the supervising Dentist, with absorbent

points
• Test pulp vitality
• Place bases and liners on sound dentin
• Removes excess cement from gingival surfaces of teeth with a hand

instrument or floss
• Sizes stainless steel crowns, temporary crowns and bands
• Temporary cementations and removal of orthodontics bands
• Placements of orthodontic separators
• Placements and ligations of arch wires
• Placements of post-extractions and periodontal dressing
• Coronal polishing if certified by the state
• Removal of excess cements from coronal surfaces of teeth by means of
ultrasonic (if certified by the state)
• Sealers placement, if certified by the state
• Other duties assigned by supervisor

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

RDA License
CPR certificate
Coronal polish certificate
Radiograph certificate
Ultra Sonic scaling certificate
CA Dental Practice Act
Infection Control certificate
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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6963277008

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