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Dental Assistant

The Center of Dental Professionals

May 15, 2019 - Salt Lake City


Job Summary

We are a large Dental Practice with multiple providers and office locations, founded in 2002. We are committed to providing Excellent Customer Service and producing Exceptional Patient Care. The owner of the businesses believes in providing a culture that is conducive for cultivating lasting relationships as well as expressing individuality through self-awareness and personal growth and development. We created THE CORE FOUNDATION training facility in 2008.

We are looking for individuals, who want to EXCEL in their performance, bring forth the best of themselves, willing to be committed to a cause greater them themselves and WANT a long term position within a Growing Organization.We offer Competitive Compensation and a Bonus Program based on personal performance.

Benefits: Effective After Probationary PeriodHealth Insurance,Dental Benefits,Paid Holidays,2 Week Paid Vacation,Bonus Program.

Check us out Here!www.dentalprosutah.comwww.facebook.com/DentalProsUtah.www.facebook.com/AKidsPlaceDentistryInc www.facebook.com/centerofsurgicalartswww.facebook.com/TheCoreFoundation

Responsibilities and Duties


Perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties and often work chairside as dentists examine and treat patients.

Make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain their dental records.

Hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients’ mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices.

Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare trays of instruments for dental procedures, and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.

Prepare materials for impressions and restorations, take dental x-rays, and process x-ray film as directed by the dentist.

Schedule appointments and order dental supplies and materials.

Essential Functions:

The following are indicative of the essential functions required to perform this job successfully. Other duties may be assigned by management.

1. Treatment

  • See that room set-up is complete for treatment type prior to bringing patient back
  • Have chart pulled up on computer with x-rays/HIPPA view
  • Verify signed treatment plan in chart
  • Verify patient paid for estimated portion
  • Verify all consent forms for treatment have been signed
  • Check health history for health condition/allergies
  • Greet patient by name, introduce themselves
  • Complete all routing forms
  • Seat patient in operatory
  • Confirm treatment scheduled for that day with patient
  • Assist dentist with treatment
  • Enter clinical notes in patient chart
  • Enter completed treatment for day
  • Go over post-op care with patient per treatment/answer questions
  • Confirm patient has appointments for next treatment or recall appointment if treatment has been completed. Always schedule the next available appointment for the patient’s provider.
  • Give patient “Care Enough To Share” card
  • Walk patient out and complete lab work
  • Recall/New Patients
  • See that room set up is complete for recall/hygiene type prior to bringing back patient
  • Verify patient paid for the day’s estimated treatment
  • Verify all consent forms have been signed/financial policy in place
  • Check health history for health condition/allergies
  • Change status in computer
  • Pick up route slip from receptionist
  • Greet patient by name, introduce themselves
  • Seat patient in operatory
  • Confirm treatment scheduled that day with patient
  • Take xrays/Prophy/Flouride
  • Assist dentist with exam/chart pre-existing/new treatment
  • Present treatment plan under $2000 to patient
  • Sterilize operatory, take tray and necessary instruments to sterilization area
  • Sterilization
  • Break down tray
  • Scrub instruments, place in ultrasonic
  • Bag and run any instruments/hand-pieces needing sterilization
  • Set-up trays
  • Keep area clean at all times
  • Care Calls
  • Filling Schedule
  • Make sure your cleaning responsibility is complete before leaving for day
  • COMPLETELY stock operatory before leaving
  • Check basket for items to be handled

Qualifications and Skills


  • Graduation from a Dental Assistant Training Program
  • Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Current certification in radiology
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the organization, functions, responsibilities, and procedures

of dental facilities.

  • Considerable knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and related software.
  • Considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective

working relationships with others.

Personal Attributes

Be honest and trustworthy

Be respectful

Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

Be flexible

Demonstrate sound work ethics

Professional demeanor


Hard working




Fast learner

Team player


PTO, Holiday Pay, Medical and Dental insurance

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