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  • Dental Assistant
    Tufts University


    Under direct supervision, by a supervising Dental Assistant or Dentist, learns and provides basic dental assistant duties assisting general dentists and specialty dentist’s chair side.

    What You'll Do

    • Provides clinical services assisting faculty/residents in four-handed dentistry learning and performing basic Dental Assistant duties. Takes digital radiographs (panoramic, PAs, bitewings). Pours models, polishes crowns and dentures, makes impressions and temporary crowns.

    • Maintains proper cleanliness of operatories and instruments in compliance with infection control policies. Responsible for sterilization and maintaining equipment and materials in accordance with OSHA, federal and state guidelines.

    • Answers all patient, provider, and insurance phone calls and verifies proper responses as necessary.

    • Scheduling.

    • Accesses and accurately maintains patient health records. Enters treatment charges into the patient care system.

    What We're Looking For

    Basic Requirements:

    • High School Diploma/GED

    • 0-2 years of experience

    • Massachusetts Dental Assistant License

    • Exhibits knowledge and proficiency with sterile technique and assisting various specialties.

    • Sound knowledge of HIPAA and OSHA compliance regarding infection control, blood borne pathogens, sterilization, and radiology.


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