Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (Female, Age 42) in Levittown, PA

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Current Job

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Job TitleExpanded Functions Dental Assistant
Salary$30,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week
Company Size(not answered)
LocationLevittown, PA
Years Experience18 years

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for a General Dentist

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I assist in placing restorations and patient care, I order all supplies and do Laboratory work

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
sick leave, four weeks vacation, matching retirement savings

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I am well compensated at my position

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
No

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
No

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

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5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amArrived at work, and got treatment room generally ready, went over all charts for the day and got treatment room ready specifically for first patient.
8am to 9amPrepared patients tooth for a full crown by making tooth smaller in all ways.
9am to 10amtook an impression, of the tooth that was prepared, to send to the lab for the crown to be made. Made a plastic crown for patient to wear for four weeks while crown is being made
10am to 11amPrepared two teeth for tooth colored fillings and placed the fillings
11am to 12pmPrepared teeth for whitening.
12pm to 1pmprofessionally whitened patients teeth
1pm to 2pmLUNCH
2pm to 3pmInserted a appliance for helping a patients Joint pain. Adjusted tha appliance so all of the teeth hit at the same time and all was smooth and comfortable to the patient
3pm to 4pmPlaced two crowns on a patients implants
4pm to 5pmFrom 4 to 4:30 took impressions for bleaching trays for a patient. Then went home
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6pm to 7pm
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10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

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