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Sep 29, 2017

Dental Assistant

  • Career Consultants
  • Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Preparation of the treatment/clinical area

Cleaning and Sterilization of instruments and hand pieces

Passing instruments to the dentist or hygienist (Single and Two handed technique)

Proper use of High Volume Evacuator within the Oral Cavity

Preparation of Restorative Materials

Perform simple laboratory procedures such as the pouring and trimming of study models

Maintains supplies and equipment (stocks and replenishes supplies)

Monitors Inventory

Assesses emergency situations, aware of emergency protocols, knowledge of First Aid, CPR

Assists in maintaining emergency drug kits

Ability to interpret Material Safety Data Sheets

Conducts spore/biological indicator tests

Recording data on patient’s record or chart as directed DDS

Patient and community education on oral health (extra-oral)

Other extra-oral duties as required by the dentist

Instruction in care and maintenance of pre-fitted appliances

Expose, process and mount radiographs as specified by HARP

Obtains Vital Signs


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