scheduling, records handling and entry, correspondence, verifying insurance
eligibility, and facilitating records requests. works with the dentists and
assistants to ensure that scheduling proceeds in an effective manner. The
receptionist directs arriving patients to waiting areas, and updates them on any
expected waiting times. The receptionist also processes records and information
filled out by patients and enters these into a computer database. The receptionist
also works to verify all insurance eligibility as presented by patients who are to
be seen by the dentists.