Dental Assistant

Job Summary

The dental assistant is responsible for assisting the dental provider, ensuring that there are adequate dental supplies and clean treatment rooms, reviewing charts, and assisting with receptionist tasks as needed.

Looking to fill both full time (40 hour) and part time (30 hour) positions.


Certification from dental assistant program; Active Massachusetts Dental Assistant License, Computer skills; Ability to work with people; Good organizational skills.

Representative Job Duties

  • Escorts patients to treatment room, preparing them for treatment and explaining treatments.
  • Check on patient comfort; communicate clearly to patients and allay any patient anxiety.
  • Prepare necessary treatment materials in accurate and timely manner.
  • Hand dental instruments to dentist in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Place pit and fissure sealants; perform dental polishing and apply topical fluoride for children.
  • Expose radiographs according to protocol.
  • Involved in Center’s patient quality and safety practices. Participates in QI projects.  Identifies problems and makes suggestions for improvements.
  • Performs impressions for study casts and custom trays.
  • Assist the dentist chairside and performs tasks as specifically outlined by the Massachusetts Board of Dentistry.
  • Maintain inventory and stock of dental supplies. Place orders when necessary as directed by the Dental Manager.
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competitive benefits package. Generous tuition assistance after 1 year of service. Licensure Exam and Certification Reimbursement up to $300 for fees paid until June 30, 2024.

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