Dental Assistant Intermediate

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7121923

Posted: January 24, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Mission Statement

The School of Dentistry mission is to advance health through education, service, research and discovery.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: -Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. -Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.


Seat and prepare patients for treatment by positioning the patient to best utilize the concept of four handed dentistry while assisting dentist in preventing, examining, charting and treating diseases of the teeth and oral region to include the administration of anesthetics, set-up, maintain and anticipate the dentists needs for each procedure. Prepare and maintain the dental chair, unit and light. Inspect dental instruments for serviceability and prepare them for sterilization while following infection control guidelines.

Protect patient from excessive exposure to ionizing radiation, exposes, mounts bitewings, periapicals and panographic radiographs.

Prepares equipment and materials to measure and mix such commonly used permanent and non-permanent restorative materials such as cements, resins and alloys.

Assist dentist during implant surgical procedures, manages the patient preoperative and postoperatively while minimizing patient discomfort and anxiety.

Assists in training dental students and other assigned staff in the principles of dental assisting.

Required Qualifications*

A certificate of completion from an accredited dental assisting program.

C.P.R. and radiography certification.

Excellent communication skills, excellent attention to detail, excellent ability to multitask, excellent organizational skills, and excellent attendance record.

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Job posting number:#7121923
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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