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Boston University DENTAL ASSISTANT, Clinical Affairs in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Provide clinical support by assisting the student in various dental procedures including but not limited to: taking radiographs, set up and break down of dental material for needed procedures, taking impressions and bite registrations, fabricating and cementing temporary crowns, retracting and suctioning during tooth preparations and operative procedures for fixed prosthodontic and periodontic procedures, ensuring optimal patient comfort, sterilizing, this includes ensuring that all operatories are cleaned and disinfected between each patient being seen by the dentist and set up for the next procedure, sterilize instruments for re-circulation including suction heads and treatment bay cuspidor Practice and adhere to infection control guidelines and OSHA and HIPAA regulations during and after such said procedures and maintain an inventory of supplies to avoid shortages and restock cabinets when indicated

Required Skills

Dental Assistant License is Required Radiology Certification Required CPR Certification Required High School Diploma Required Associate or Vocational Education Preferred Must have a minimum of 1-3 years of dental assisting experience.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site ( .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience