Dental Assistant- Ortho

Western Dental & Orthodontics - Peoria, AZ (30+ days ago)3.2

The qualified applicant will assist the dentist at the chair while they are engaged in treatment with patients, anticipate dentist's needs and be prepared for next steps, and ensure all OSHA, Dental Board, and company policies and procedures are properly followed. Come join a fun, friendly, professional company where we care greatly about our staff. Advance your career with us!


Maintain proper patient treatment records
Ability to take Blood Pressure
Give pre and post operative instructions - within the limits designated by the dentist
Provide oral hygiene instructions to the patient
Turn on all units, switches, and water before patient sits down
Stocks supplies in operatories, restrooms, lab, etc. as needed
Informs Floor Supervisor when supplies need to be re-ordered
Informs Floor Supervisor of broken or malfunctioning equipment
Performs all duties of a Sterilizer when deemed necessary
Ability to build good rapport with patients and staff
With the exception of bonding, etching, and appliance impressions, all orthodontic procedures permitted by law, including: placing, ligating or removing arch wires, fitting or removing bands, curing, taking diagnostic cast impressions, power chain, placing elastics or separators and changing ties
Western Dental – Brident offers a competitive benefit package designed to enhance the lives of our team members. Team members are eligible for benefits based on their full time status.

Paid Time Off (PTO)
Holiday Pay
Continuing education and advancement opportunities
401 (k) plan
Certification in the state you are applying as an RDA (CA, AZ, NV, TX)
Must have a current X-Ray License, or be willing to sign an agreement to obtain such license within six (6) months of employment
Must have a current CPR certification, or be willing to sign an agreement to obtain such certification within one (1) month of employment
Knowledge of OSHA and safety compliance
Working knowledge of dental equipment