Black Myrtle Endodontics Dental Assistant Myrtle Beach, SC · Full time Company website

40hrs/week M-F 8AM - 4PM

Description

Estimated start date first week of September.


Overview: We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Dental Assistant to join our specialized practice. As a vital member of our team, you will work as part of a team to provide exceptional care to our patients undergoing root canal treatments and related procedures.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist endodontists during a variety of procedures including root canal treatments, retreatments, and apical surgeries.
  • Prepare treatment rooms, instruments, and materials required for procedures.
  • Take dental radiographs (X-rays) as directed by the endodontist.
  • Provide chair-side assistance during procedures, ensuring patient comfort and safety.
  • Educate patients on oral hygiene practices and post-treatment care instructions.
  • Maintain accurate patient records and documentation of treatments performed.
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment following infection control guidelines.
  • Manage inventory and order dental supplies as needed.
  • Schedule patient appointments and manage patient flow to optimize clinic efficiency.
  • Assist with administrative duties such as answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, and handling patient billing and insurance claims.


Requirements:

  • Proficiency in taking dental radiographs (X-rays) and using dental software.
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; additional training or certification in dental assisting is a plus.


Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick leave, holidays).
  • Continuing education opportunities to enhance skills and career development.


Salary

$22 - $24 per hour