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ORTHO Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Company: Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Who Are We?

We are Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics and we believe in taking a personal approach to dentistry. Since our humble beginnings in Texas in 1967, we've been a trusted friend for our patients near and far. At Jefferson, we understand it takes more than clinical excellence to earn a patient's trust. It's of the utmost importance that we all see the patient as a unique individual and demonstrate that their care plan is designed around each of their needs. We'll do whatever it takes to put a smile on each patient's face, so the rest of the world can see how amazing it is. We truly change people's lives. Do you want to be a part of our life changing team?!

Our philosophy is simple: Our Care Changes People's Lives. We treat our patients like family to provide the best dental experience because we know a happy, confident smile leads to a better life. We deliver the highest quality care, making dentistry convenient and affordable for everyone. Join our new Hygiene team for the opportunity to have a fulfilling career giving our patients the happy, confident smile they deserve.

What You'll Do
Instruments: Sterilize dental instruments and equipment for each patient; Organize and lay out instruments for use; Hand instruments and other materials to Orthodontist during procedures
Patients/Interpersonal: Question patients about their medical history and record the information for dentist's reference; Advise patients on effective dental care; Manage patients - help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
Patients/Clinical: Take x-rays, 3-D scans, panoramic/ceph and intraoral images of patients' teeth; Take impressions of patients' teeth for casts to fabricate study models or to fabricate a mold
Assisting Dentist/Preparation: Prepare cements, composite, impression materials etc.
Assisting Dentist/Patient Care: Use suction and swabs to keep patients' mouths clear and dry during procedures; Apply topical anesthetic to patients' mouths; Place and remove rubber dams, matrices and wedges; Apply cavity lines and bases
Administration: Obtaining patients' dental records; Complete Dental Charting
Infection Control: Perform dental infection control plan management to conform to CDC, OSHA and ADA standards. Follow clinical guidelines for sterilization, disinfection, instrument cleaning and dental treatment room disinfection
Team Support: provide assistance in others areas of the clinic, as requested
Community Outreach: As requested, promote JDC by attending neighborhood events or visiting local businesses and distributing flyers and "goodie-bags" to the public

The Perks!
Competitive pay and bonus structure - starting salary $17/hour and bonuses of up to $800/month*!
New Grads welcome!
Growth and advancement opportunities for leadership roles
Vacation and PTO
$25,000 of Company-paid Life Insurance
Wide variety of additional benefits including:
Short-term and Long-term Disability
Health Saving Account
Flexible Spending Account
Dependent Care Spending Account
Supplement Life Insurance for you or your dependents
Critical Illness
Identity Protection
Team Member Assistance Program
Bonus potential based on achieving certain number of business objectives per month

Job Requirements
Valid RDA License required
CPR certification highly preferred
High School diploma or equivalent

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