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Job Details

Dental Assistant

Employer

Dental at the Met

Date Posted

May 16, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $29.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 15, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Dental at the Met

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

Tasks

  • Prepare patients for dental examinations
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Record dental procedures performed on patients
  • Take preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Registration with provincial or territorial authorities

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Dental Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Dental Assistants
METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to record dental procedures performed, order dental and office supplies, prepare dental instruments and filling materials, and to invoice patients; and in taking preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts

SOCIAL

Interest in assisting dentists in patient care and treatment; and in educating patients concerning oral hygiene

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment; in taking and developing X-rays, polishing teeth and clinical crowns and applying fluoride and sealant, and to fabricating temporary crowns and restorations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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