Dental Assistant Job Posting

You must be a registered member to apply to job postings.

Register Now
All Job Postings > Illinois > Chicago IL > Dental Assistant > Dental Assistant Job (ID: 340321)
DentalPost logo

Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Joliet, IL 60435
(Job ID: 340321)



Joliet, IL 60435



Jul 12, 2021




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur


#340321 ACTIVE


Responsible for assisting the Orthodontist (Smile Engineer) create beautiful smiles for our patients. Including, but not limited to: • Fostering a positive, happy experience for patients • Working with other Smile Creators to ensure a fun, pro-active, supportive work environment • Act as direct extension of Smile Engineer when treating patients • Preparing and maintaining dental instruments; instrument transfer to Smile Engineers • Preparing dental materials, sterilization of instruments, bracket set-up • Prepping patient for Smile Engineer: prophy with a slow-speed hand piece, etching and sealants; ligature removal and replacement; and wire removal and placement; removal of excess cement from brackets • Scanning patients for appliances (kind of sci-fi) • Recording patients’ smile progress by taking photographs and digital Panorex, Cephalometric and 3D images • Delivering patient oral hygiene instructions for optimal success • Inventory control Requirements Experience as a Smile Creator preferred. • Must play well with others - patient-focused with a friendly, warm demeanor • Dependable – loves to come to work and appears as expected! • Self-motivated and initiative taker – seeks to help and make the office run smoother • Expert problem solver • Able to take direction and constructive feedback with a smile and a thank you • Outstanding communication skills – verbal, non-verbal and written • Possess above-average attention to detail (can find that needle in the haystack) • Ability to maintain confidentiality – HIPPA! • Computer savvy: proficient and knowledgeable, able to do more than turn it on and off • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and enjoys when the days fly by • Team-oriented with a focus on the betterment of the group – FUN and SUPPORTIVE