General & Orthodontic Dental Assistant

General & Orthodontic Dental Assistant

Dental Associates of Connecticut
Shelton, CT

Job Type: Full-Time

Join Connecticut's premier doctor led multi-specialty group practice, where we deliver patient-centric care with compassion and respect. Committed to exceeding expectations, we proactively seize every opportunity to elevate the patient experience and enhance clinical outcomes.


At Dental Associates of Connecticut, we embody our core values of respect, quality care, and compassion daily, striving to fulfill our mission of fostering the highest quality care for all patients. Our company culture guides our success, which is at the core of everything we do. 


What we offer:

  • A comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay, opportunity to work with an experienced, enthusiastic, and organized team!


Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist experienced dentists chairside, using four-handed dentistry

  • Preparation of treatment rooms, ensuring instruments and equipment are sterile

  • Breakdown of treatment rooms, ensuring all instruments are returned for sterilization promptly

  • Daily morning meeting and team schedule review, anticipating the doctor's needs in advance

  • Set up trays as indicated by the days' charts and doctor's anticipated needs

  • Greet, seat, and screen patients - communicating patient concerns effectively to the doctor

  • Take alginates, pour and trim models or scan utilizing the iTero scanner

  • Take diagnostic x-rays (PA, Bitewing, Panoramic, 3D/CBCT) as needed

  • Keep operatory fully stocked



Requirements:

  • Superior customer service skills, with the ability to infuse personality, empathy, and enthusiasm into each patient contact

  • Dental assisting experience

  • Radiation Health Safety and Infection Control Certifications

  • Willingness to learn & grow

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • A desire to become part of our family-oriented team & support our mission to deliver the best patient experience possible!


Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Employee (and family!) dental plan

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

  • Retirement plan


At Dental Associates of Connecticut, an office supported by Archway Dental Partners, we’re committed to supporting you. We’re a supportive collective of outstanding practices with dental excellence as our keystone. We stand for the wellbeing of our providers and patients. Our clinical teams and support system collaborate for the greater good. You’re welcome here. Apply today to learn more and get connected with us. 

Salary: $20+ per hour

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