Dental/Surgical Assistant

  • MB2 Dental Solutions
  • Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Jan 14, 2022
Dental Assistant Full time

Job Description


Periodontal Specialists has an opening for a Dental Assistant in Scottsdale, Arizona.

IMMEDIATE POSITION AVAILABLE! Looking for a dental/surgical assistant with good energy and a positive attitude that is patient focused with great customer service skills to be part of our fast-paced periodontal practice.

Paid vacation, Health benefits and 401k contribution available for full time employees.


  • Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; excellent chair side manner.
  • Assist the doctor with all dental procedures
  • Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
  • Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctors’ schedule and patient flow; create no patient wait time; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times.
  • Help clean the office and treatment rooms
  • Review patient chart prior to doctor arrival and log appropriate patient data during exam and treatment as well as transcribe doctor notes in patient chart
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
  • Follow organizations safety policies and procedures
  • Have knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform job successfully
  • Verify patient health history (basic health review, medications, understanding impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patients chart.
  • Assist with other office duties as requested or needed


  • Must have completed a dental assisting program. The starting salary for your open position will vary based on experience and skills required.

  • Customer service skills to ensure patients feel comfortable during their appointment as well as well-informed about treatment and dental wellness
  • Technical and troubleshooting skills to work with a variety of dental, medical, scheduling and other organization software in the office
  • Organization skills enable these professionals to keep their workspace clean to ensure patients, dentists and other assistants are safe and healthy while working
  • Knowledge of dental instruments
  • Prior experience administering dental X-rays

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