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Dental nurses prepare patients for, and assist with, dental examinations, prepare and sterilise instruments and maintain case records.

Tasks

  • Prepares patient for examination
  • Prepares and sterilises instruments and follows guidelines to maintain sterile conditions within the surgery
  • Hands required equipment and medication to dentist during examination
  • Assists with minor treatment, such as preparing materials for fillings
  • Removes water and saliva from patient’s mouth during treatment
  • Maintains records, processes and mounts x?ray films and undertakes reception duties.

Entry Requirements

Entry is most common with GCSEs/S grades. Training is available both off- and on-the-job. Most entrants work towards the National Certificate for Dental Nurses.

Current Vacancies

Trainee Dental Nurse (Flint/Holywell area)
Flint - Talking Teeth - 17 Jan 2018
Trainee Dental Nurse (Widnes/Warrington)
Widnes - Talking Teeth - 17 Jan 2018
Lead Dental Nurse (Chirk)
Wrexham - Talking Teeth - 17 Jan 2018
Lead Dental Nurse
Wrexham - Talking Teeth - 17 Jan 2018
Apprentice Dental nurse
Rossendale - Rossendale Dental Healthe Centre - 28 Dec 2017

What could I earn?

Up to £0

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