This employee performs oral prophylaxis, provides oral health instructions, exposes and processes radiographs, maintains a recall system, and participates in community outreach programs for a dental clinic. Performs related duties as required.
(Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)
Procedures in the performance of oral prophylaxes.
Aseptic and sterilization techniques.
Maintenance and care of equipment.
Concepts of prevention and etiology of dental diseases.
Perform oral prophylaxes.
Expose, process, and mount dental radiographs.
Topically apply fluoride.
Operate a recall system.
Provide oral health instructions.
Complete restorative and periodontal charting.
Maintain dental operatory in clean, organized, and sanitary manner.
Assist Dentist in the absence of Dental Assistant.
Exercise sensitivity toward the needs of others.
Communicate with others.
Each applicant must be licensed to practice dental hygiene in the State of Ohio. (LICENSE MUST BE ATTACHED OR THE APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED).
Each applicant must show evidence of immunity to or inoculation against the hepatitis B virus when such inoculation does not threaten their health and well-being. If the inoculation does threaten the health and well-being of the applicant, documentation to such from a physician must be presented.