-Education Requirement: Bachelor Degree in Dental Assistance - Essential -Saudi Commission for Health Specialties Registration - Essential -Work Experience: One (1) Year of experience in Dental Assistance — Essential -English Language Skills: LEVEL I IELTS: 5, STEP: 75, or TOEFL: (PBT: 500) (IBT: 61) — Essential
Principal Duties: • Participates with the dentist in the examination and treatment of patients by retracting cheeks and tissues and by irrigating and asperating mouth fluids without harm or discomfort to the patient. • Anticipate the dentist's needs, and practice four-handed dentistry to provide efficient operative procedures for the patient or as assigned to a dental surgical operating team. • Assist a dentist engaged in diagnostic, operative, surgical, periodontal, preventive, orthodontic, prosthodontic, endodontic or pedodontic procedures during examination and treatment of patients. • Prepares and mix various materials for use of the dentist during patient treatment, assuring proper timing, contamination control, and measurement. • Performs clinical functions, such as sit the patient, adjusting the chair to proper position; drape the patient with bib, sterilizing and disinfecting instruments as required; provide a clean cup, position instruments to the standard position, sets up or checks pre-prepared operative trays and providing post-operative instructions prescribed by the dentist. • Reviews patient's medical history and alert the dentist to significant history problems. Chart findings of the patient’s oral conditions and record the treatment in the patient’s permanent chart. • Performs various dental procedures on patients under the supervision of the dentist, such as preparation of the anesthetic syringe with proper needle and anesthetic carpel, placement and removal of the rubber dam, placement of temporary restorations, polishing of restorations, placement and removal of periodontal dressing, taking alginate impressions for study models, removal of surgical sutures, and removal of excess cement following crown and/or bridge cementation. • Performs other job related duties as required.
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