Dental Assistant

Posted: 05/28/2024

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Job Overview

Our practice is committed to our patient’s dental health!

Hiawassee Family Dental is searching for a Dental Assistant to join our team! We are an energetic dental office with a passion for excellent customer service and patient care. We are looking for someone with outstanding DA skills who is proactive, organized, and brings a friendly and positive attitude to our team. If you are looking for a team-oriented environment, please send us your resume.


Key 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 and assist with payment procedures


Requirements (Education, Certifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent

  • Working knowledge of dental procedures, instruments, and terminology

  • Current Dental Assistant Certification and Radiography Certification if required by state of employment

  • Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR- BLS)

  • Understanding of health & safety regulations

  • Strong teamwork and people skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills



  • 1+ years of experience in a dental setting

  • Experience working in a fast-paced and customer-centric environment



  • Medical, Dental, Vison, Life insurance, short term Disability

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Strong culture of patient care and experience