Dental Careers

Dental Assistant

Our state of the art, pediatric dental practice is seeking a energetic, full time Dental Assistant who is team oriented with an outgoing, friendly personality. Here at Treasured Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, you will enjoy working in our well-organized practice with great patients and a friendly team. We also offer competitive pay with attractive benefits and great hours (no evenings or weekends).

Dental Assistant Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years of chairside dental assisting experience.
  • Coronal polishing certification and nitrous oxide sedation monitoring certification preferred but not mandatory. (We will enroll you in the programs you need for certification, paid for by our doctors)
  • Enthusiastic personality and must enjoy working with children.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills; be able to communicate effectively with patients, parents, and team members.
  • Possess a helpful, team-oriented mindset; take initiative to help, and can anticipate the needs of others.
  • Be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while achieving the highest level of patient care.
  • Well organized and reliable
  • Eaglesoft dental software experience a plus.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Assist pediatric dentist chairside for all dental procedures
  • Take digital radiographs
  • Maintain patient records in dental software program, charting, notes, findings, etc.
  • Present and explain treatment plans; Patient follow up
  • Instruct patients (and parents) on oral hygiene
  • Triage emergencies
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Sterilization of instruments, sanitization of treatment rooms and lab in accordance with OSHA, CDC, IDPH, and ADA guidelines
  • Learn and adhere to our Covid-19 protocols
  • Provide ongoing support to other team members

Work hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30 am-5:15 pm, with a 1 hour lunch.  Hours vary slightly during the school year, working 1 day per week until 6:00 pm. Flexibility required.

We offer a competitive compensation based on your experience level and certifications, as well as paid vacations and holidays, health insurance (50/50 premium split), 401k retirement plan with employer match, and a uniform allowance. If you are looking forward to a rewarding career in progressive dental office with a FUN atmosphere, apply today!

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]