Dental Assistant (RDAEF), Full Time, Highland Dental Clinic
Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: June 12, 2021
SUMMARY: Assists Dentist or engages independently in various
standard and advanced dental procedures.
Must have RDAEF license
Makes appointments for patients; keeps records of patient's
admissions, results of examinations, dental work performed, and
number of patients seen; keeps dental office and equipment neat,
clean and sanitary.
Takes digital x-rays and takes, develops and mounts non-digital
x-rays; assists in dental laboratory; mixes and maintains supplies
of solutions for developing and sterilizing.
Conducts preliminary evaluation of the patient's oral health,
including, but not limited to, charting, intraoral and extra-oral
evaluation of soft tissue, classifying occlusion, and myofunctional
Performs oral health assessments in school-based, community
health project settings under the direction of a dentist,
registered dental hygienist, or registered dental hygienist in
Cord retraction of gingiva for impression procedures.
Sizes and fits endodontic master points and accessory
Cements endodontic master points and accessory points.
Takes final impressions for permanent indirect restorations.
Takes final impressions for tooth-borne removable
Polishes and contours existing amalgam restorations.
Places, contours, finishes, and adjusts all direct
Adjusts and cements permanent indirect restorations.
Other procedures authorized by regulations adopted by the
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely
provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as
possession of any required licenses or certifications is
Must have RDAEF license
Required Education: Completion of an accredited RDAEF dental
Required Experience: Three years as a Registered Dental
Required Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a Registered
Dental Assistant In Extended Functions;
Is licensed on or after January 1, 2010.
Is licensed prior to January 1, 2010, has successfully completed
a board approved course in the additional procedures specified in
paragraphs (1), (2), (5), and (7) to (11), inclusive, of
subdivision (b) of Section 1753.5, and passed the examination as
specified in Section 1753.4. (b) (1) Determine which radiographs to
perform on a patient who has not received an initial examination by
the supervising dentist for the specific purpose of the dentist
making a diagnosis and treatment plan for the patient. In these
circumstances, the dental assistant in extended functions shall
follow protocols established by the supervising dentist. This
paragraph only applies in the following settings: (A) in a dental
office setting. (B) In public health settings, using telehealth, as
defined by Section 2290.5, for the purpose of communication with
the supervising dentist, including, but not limited to, schools,
head start and preschool programs, and community clinics, under the
general supervision of a dentist.
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