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Dental Assistant (Brookville & Freeport)

Dental Assistant (Brookville & Freeport)

Advantage Care’s team of compassionate and caring medical professionals have the training and experience necessary to deliver high quality health care services to all patients including those with special needs. The Advantage Care team is committed to forming a relationship with you to help meet your health and wellness goals.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Graduate of an approved dental assistant training program, required
  • Minimum six (6) months experience as a dental assistant, preferred
  • Basic Life Support Certification/AED required 
  • Familiarity serving persons with developmental delays or disabilities, desirable
  • Strong ability to support busy dental teaching program serving OPWDD population as well as developmentally delayed children required
  • Strong oral, written, organizational skills and computer proficiency in all Microsoft Suite applications required.

The Dental Assistant facilitates delivery of dental services by the dentist, dental residents and dental hygienists

Primary duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  •  Assists dentist/resident/hygienist during examination and treatment of patients
  • Prepares patient for dental examination
  • Sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials, and assists dentist during dental procedures
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient
  • Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays, when dentist is on site
  • Pours, trims, and polishes study casts, fabricates custom impression trays from preliminary impressions, cleans and polishes removable appliances, and fabricates temporary restorations
  • Assists dentist/resident/hygienist in management of medical and dental emergencies
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs
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