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Dental Assistant - Expanded Function - Oceans Dental Group - Palm Coast, FL

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Florida (FL), Palm Coast
Job Reference # or Name 2018-4829
DR Job Category Clinical Personnel
DR Job Type Clinical
DR Job Title Dental Assistant - Expanded Functions
Job Title Dental Assistant - Expanded Function - Oceans Dental Group - Palm Coast, FL
Availability Full Time
State Florida (FL)
City Palm Coast
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Since 2005, our full-service family dental care practice has been offering a wide range of dental services in one convenient local dentist office to meet the needs of the entire family. We offer a family-friendly environment and treat both adults and children, beginning at the age of five.

Oceans Dental Group prides itself on providing high-quality dentistry and outstanding patient care. We're proud to have an exceptional team of general dentists, a highly skilled periodontist, and an accomplished oral surgeon all in one location. Our warm, friendly staff creates a pleasant, relaxing atmosphere that our patients truly appreciate. And everyone in our office strives to make every patient feel comfortable, as well as completely confident that their dental care needs will be met with the highest standard of treatment. We show the community that we care in as many ways as we can, from participating in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, to donating toothbrushes and dental supplies to local organizations.

Immediate opening for a full time Dental Assistant for our affiliate practice; Oceans Dental Group in Palm Coast, FL. We are looking for Dental Assistant that is highly motivated with superior communication skills and dedicated to excellent patient care. The Dental Assistant for this position will have EFDA and X-Ray certification in the state of Florida. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits!

Job Description:

Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.


  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification in the state in which you are applying, required
  • X-ray certification in the state for which you apply, required
  • 3-4 years experience working as a Dental Assistant is required

Additional benefits for full-time employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental services
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Paid time off
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • 401k to name a few

Oceans Dental Group is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).

As one of the country's largest and oldest dental support organizations, DCA supports more than 265 affiliated practices in 13 states, encompassing all facets of general dentistry and all recognized dental specialties. As a result, DCA offers dental professionals groundbreaking career and affiliation opportunities.

Established in 1991 by Dr. Steven R. Matzkin, Dental Care Alliance's success is the result of our unwavering commitment to improving the wellbeing of patients, dentists, and dental professionals through innovative and proven practice-support solutions. Through years of combined industry expertise, economies of scale and centralized administration, DCA provides affiliated practices with substantial savings in supplies, increased services and effective marketing.

DCA Mission
We improve the practice of dentistry by partnering and supporting our dental professionals, so they can create a lifetime of healthy smiles for their patients.

DCA Vision
To be the trusted partner of choice for the industry's best dental professionals.

U nleash Career Potential—of our employees and partners
S ervice Excellence—to our professionals, patients and families
M eaningful Contribution—all can make a difference
I ntegrity First—in all we do
L eadership—in our field and we assume accountability
E xcellence in Action—we are committed to get the job done

Our mission, vision and values are a vital part of our everyday interactions with all employees, and most importantly, with patients and families.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together.

03/13/2018 10:00
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