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Dental Assistant

Glen Dale, WV · Healthcare
Wylie Dental Care
Glen Dale, WV
Is expanding fast – Looking for a dedicated
Dental Assistant

About our practice:
As a leader in Oral Surgery, Implant Surgery, Oral Sedation and Endodontic Therapy, Dr. Wylie offers one of the only State-of-the-art labs where he can produce top of the line implants while offering same-day service. We treat staff and patients exactly like we would want to be treated, like we would our own family members.

Everyone in the practice is thriving to do the best for the patient – the best filling, the best crown, the best implant, the best full mouth reconstruction, the best bite, the best aesthetics, the best TMD health and comfort and so forth and so on.  We are, as a team, always involved in continual improvement and in the development of each individual in the group. 

The atmosphere in our practice is one of curiosity and openness.  The atmosphere is safeness and creativity within the confines of the necessity of timely delivery of excellent dental care.

Our Location: 1589 Wheeling Ave. Glen Dale, WV 26038. https://wyliedentalcare.com/

Dental Assistant’s schedule: Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30, and occasionally 2 nights on full mouth reconstruction overruns.

Your Mission as Dental Assistant:
If you have no experience, we will train you to become a top-notch dental assistant. You will help make happy patients who are dentally sound, completely comfortable as far as their mouth is concerned, and refer others into the practice.  Keeping the patient calm and comfortable by communicating what we are doing while understanding how the patient is doing, so that the patient is not undergoing undue stress.

Some of our Dental Assistant’s duties and responsibilities:
  • Keeping the patient calm and comfortable by communicating what we are doing.
  • Accurate gathering of data, through impressions, intraoral scans, assisting or suctioning for the dentist in a 4 handed dentistry scenario with 1 assistant and 1 dentist, or a 6 handed dentistry scenario, 2 assistants and 1 dentist. 
  • Learning the names of the instruments and be able to hand them to the dentist during the procedure, as well as put them back into the cassette and keep them together through the sterilization process. 
  • Learn to set up and clean up rooms before and after all procedures. 
  • Work in the office dental lab to poor up the models after the impressions have been taken. 
  • Scan them into the computer with a box scanner. 
  • More advanced: Design crowns and larger prostheses on a computer design software and help mill and prepare the prostheses for the clinic, by polishing etc.
Required experience and qualifications:
  • Some dental experience is helpful but not required – we will train you.
  • No college or degree needed.
  • Graphic design, art, or gaming background is a plus. 
Preferred soft skills and personality traits:
  • Ability to learn quickly and be willing to practice new skills as exactly as possible. 
  • Good hand skills and good spatial relationship perception. 
  • Great communication skills.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Responsibility.
  • Teamwork.
  • Problem solving.
  • Decisiveness.
  • Great organization skills and ability to work under pressure.
Offered salary and other compensation:
Depending on your experience and performance record, we offer a yearly salary of $25,000 to $60,000. Additionally, we offer:
  • Optical benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • 401K
Thank you for sending your application online.

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