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Dental Assistant Job Description

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Job Overview

We are looking for a qualified and skilled Dental Assistant to join our team. As a Dental Assistant, you should ardently follow the regulations of the dental office. You will make the dentist’s office well-organized and provide pleasant direct or indirect care to patients. You will be responsible to do basic dental and administrative tasks. You should provide exceptional customer service. You will ensure that all procedures in dental office runs smoothly.


  • Receive and greet patients in the dental clinic.

  • Prepare patients for medicines, treatments and checkups ensuring their comfort.

  • Select and arrange equipments and tools as required.

  • Sterilize all tools and instruments as indicated by regulations and directions.

  • Provide help in the 4-handed dentistry.

  • Attempt and undertake all the assigned lab tasks by the dentist.

  • Provide guidelines and safety practices of post-operative care and oral hygiene.

  • Monitor stock, maintain supplies and place orders when required.

  • Manage and schedule appointments and attend walk-ins.

  • Maintain patient records accurately and help them with payment methods.

  • Clean equipments and tools after use and maintain cleanliness in the clinic.


  • Diploma from a dental assistant school will be preferred.

  • Professional certification or training like EFDA, DANB, CDA etc. is mandatory.

  • Proven 1-year work experience as a Dental Assistant or relevant role.

  • Excellent knowledge of handling various dental instruments and tools.

  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations (OSHA).

  • Proficient with performing regulated non-surgical operations, for instance, coronal polish, and cleaning.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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