Jobs

Our practice is committed to providing our patients with the best service possible. Dr. Villarreal is alway looking for helpful and talented staff! Look below for current postings.

All candidates must submit a resume in order to be considered.

Submit resume to info@medpointdental.com

 

Dental Hygenist

The Hygienist is responsible for delivering direct dental care and associated services to patients under the general supervision of a dentist and for providing general support to the office.

 

  • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient
  • Deliver direct patient care to patients, including scaling and prophylaxis, x-rays, application of sealants and fluoride, and related procedures, under the general supervision of a dentist
  • Participate in local community affairs and events to include school screenings, presentations, events, and any opportunity to promote a positive image of Kool Smiles
  • Educate patients and parents in oral hygiene instruction
  • Assess the dental condition and needs of patients and review patients' medical history
  • Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards
  • Guide parents and patients through Kool Smiles entire treatment process

 

Requirements

 

The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • Must love working with children
  • Compassion and high level of service for our patients, parents and staff
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional manner and appearance at all times
  • Computer literate (we utilize electronic dental records and digital x-rays)

 

Licensure

 

 State specific dental hygiene license in good standing or be able to apply for the state specific license.

 

Dental Assistant

Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team. If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you.

 

Job Description

 

The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills, responsibilities may include:

  • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
  • asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;
  • (e.g., toothbrushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery

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