Are you motivated, eager to make an impact and a team player?
Chicagoland area office is looking for the perfect fit to add to our highly
The dental assistant works under a dentists supervision to prepare equipment
that will be used in dentistry procedures, to ready patients for these
procedures, and to help the dentist during these procedures by passing
instruments, holding the suction catheter in place, and generally anticipating
the dentists needs. Some Other responsibilities may include sophisticated
functions such as removing sutures, processing x-rays and taking the oral
impressions that are used to fit crowns.
Work under the direct supervision of the dentist to perform a variety of patient
care, office, and laboratory duties, including but not limited to providing
chair-side assistance while dentists examine and treat patients.
Ensure patients are 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
Prepare materials for impressions and restorations, take dental x rays, and
process x-ray film as directed by a dentist.
Handle other radiological equipment and assist patients with these procedures as
directed by a dentist.
Certified as a Dental Assistant by the A.D.A.
1 to 3 years of Dental Assistant experience
Dental implant experience is a plus
Must be reliable, work well with others in a fast paced environment, and have
good manual dexterity.
Benefits of joining our team:
Competitive compensation and benefits package
Work in a professional environment where the focus is on patient care
Job Type: Full-time