Dental Assistant

Pediatric Dentists - Mount Prospect, IL
Posted: August 25, 2020

We are a fast-paced, growing and fun pediatric dental and orthodontic practice looking for a reliable, licensed Dental Assistant. Our practice is state-of-the-art, with the newest technologies available. We have offices in Mt. Prospect and Barrington; applicants must have reliable transportation and be able to work at both locations.

Responsibilities

  • Welcome customers in the dental office
  • Prepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Undertake lab tasks as instructed
  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
  • Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked
  • Maintain accurate patient records 

Requirements

  • Proven experience as dental assistant
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations
  • Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • High school diploma; graduate from dental assistant school is preferred
  • Additional certification or training is an asset