Ostler Orthodonitcs

Richland , WA
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Orthodontic Assistant

Ostler Orthodonitcs
Richland, WA Full time
Posted on September 23, 2017

Orthodontic Assistant We believe that creating perfect smiles makes the world a better place. We are seeking an Orthodontic Assistant who holds that same value and wants to help our Orthodontic team serve our patients efficiently and compassionately. The ideal candidate will be friendly, outgoing, highly organized and will have Orthodontic assisting experience. Bi-Lingual preferred but not required. 

 

Orthodontic Assistant Job Duties:

 

• Greet patients and interview them to determine their reason for visiting the dentist

• Take patients’ histories and ensure that they are properly recorded in their files

• Provide information regarding procedures and processes that the facility offers

• Detail patient information to orthodontist and discuss care plan

• Prepare examination and procedure rooms by ensuring that all amenities and supplies are available

• Sterilize equipment and instruments and ensure that appropriate tray setup is maintained

• Provide chairside assistance by handling orthodontists their instruments during procedures and surgeries

• Take dental x-rays and facial photographs as part of the dental intervention procedure

• Perform administrative duties such as setting up appointments and following up on them

• Take payments for orthodontic procedures performed and contact insurance companies to have claims paid

• Assist in handling staff and patient records by ensuring complete confidentiality

• Handle minor housekeeping duties to ensure that the facility is kept clean and sterilized on a constant basis

• Perform minor orthodontic procedures such as suture removal and rubber isolation dams placement

• Make impressions of teeth for mouth guards and other oral fixtures

• Educate patients in performing post procedural care

• Take and respond to incoming telephone calls and provide information regarding facility services and timings

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