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(Archived) Orthodontic Dental Assistant

Last Updated: 8/31/22

Job Description

Platinum Dental is rapidly growing, adding new locations, hiring new doctors, all of which cause a need to add many new team members to keep up with our rapid growth throughout the organization. We believe in having a team of people that genuinely love to serve their patients. Patients drive our passion and are the center of everything we do. We strive for teamwork as well as clinical excellence for our patients on every visit. We are looking for team members that are goal-oriented and enjoy working in an adapting and growing environment.

Platinum Dental is seeking a Traveling Dental Assistant to join our team! This Dental Assistant will need to have experience in Orthodontics and/or Oral Surgery. We believe in having a team of people that truly love to serve their patients. Patients drive our passion and are the center of everything we do. We strive for teamwork as well as clinical excellence for our patients on every visit. We are looking for team members that are goal-oriented and enjoy working in an adapting and growing environment.

Here at Platinum Dental, we have been experiencing a lot of growth and success over the past year. Because of this, we have a lot of new positions opening up as we add new doctors and as we focus on internal promotions. We are big believers in continuing to learn, grow, and evolve. If those sound like qualities that apply to you we hope that you will consider joining our team.

This Dental Assistant will travel between our locations from Provo to Sugarhouse.

Responsibilities

  • Welcome patients to the dental office
  • Prepare patients 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
  • Schedule appointments
  • Maintain accurate patient records
Skills

  • Proven experience as a dental assistant in a specialty such as Orthodontics
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations
  • The 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
  • X-ray certified
Benefits

  • Safe work environment following all CDC and ADA recommended protocols.
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance
  • PTO
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • 401K
  • Free Dental!
Compensation

  • $16-$20/hr
#IND1 Compensation: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour


We’re on a mission to change how our patients feel about dental care! We strive to be friendly, convenient, affordable and provide quality dental care with every appointment. Our current and future team members (that’s you!) are crucial to delivering a fantastic patient experience.

A DSO is a Dental Support Organization, which means that we provide guidance and support to a group of dentists and dental offices to help them provide the best care and experience for the patients. Whether you are a dentist, hygienist, dental assistant, front office worker, or working at the home office, we all work as a team towards this goal.

As a DSO, we provide opportunities that don’t always exist in private practices. We offer health benefits, 401(k), PTO and paid holidays, continuing CE credits for some positions, a collaborative network to share and glean best practices, as well as shared technology, talent, and resources. Join a fantastic group of dental professionals on the clinical or support side of our courses.

We believe in having a team of people that genuinely love to serve their patients. Patients drive our passion and are the center of everything we do. We strive for teamwork as well as clinical excellence for our patients on every visit. We are looking for team members that are goal-oriented and enjoy working in an adapting and growing environment.

Company Details

Provo, Utah, United States
We’re on a mission to change how our patients feel about dental care! We strive to be friendly, convenient, affordable and provide quality dental care with every appointment. Our current and future team members (that’s you!) are crucial to delivering a fantastic patient experience. A DSO is a Dental Support Organization, which means that we provide guidance and support to a group of d...