Pediatric Dental Assistant- EFDA Great Grins

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Job Summary  

Are you looking for an amazing dental family to join?  We offer a great work environment where we work together as a team to serve the needs or our patients.  Patients dental health is our priority and building a place where all feel comfortable is key to the success of our practice.

Expanded Function Dental Assistants are responsible for providing hands-on support to the clinical teanm and completing prep work so they can more efficiently care for patients. Their duties include completing intake paperwork and updating patient records, taking necessary x-rays, sterilizing and organizing dental tools and assisting during dental procedures. Permitted functions vary by state. 


  • Welcome and greet patients
  • Update and maintain patient records
  • Take X-rays and intraoral photos of patients
  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Present treatment to patients
  • Assist clinicians during dental procedures
  • Sterilize instruments and clean rooms and ensure all infection control policies are being followed  
  • Prepare operatories for patient visits 
  • Composites as permitted by state
  • Coronal Polish 
  • Fluoride application as permitted by state
  • Topical Anesthetic as permitted bt state

Required Skills/Abilities 

  • Certified according to state regulations
  • X-ray Certified
  • Ability to move fast
  • Ability to engage with patients 

Education and Experience 

  • EFDA Certfied
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of practice management software
  • X-Ray Certified (depending on state) 
  • 2+ years in dental assisting is preferred but not required 
  • Able to take impressions 

Physical Demands 

  • Is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms
  • Is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
  • Has the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.
  • Works in moderate noise
  • Sometimes moves boxes and files weighing up to 25 pounds across the office for various needs

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