Pediatric Dental Assistant

14100 North 83 Ave, Ste 280 Peoria, AZ 85381 • Healthcare • Full-Time

Salary Range: 

$18.00 - $23.00 hour

DENTAL ASSISTANT

West Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics is a leading pediatric orthodontic practice dedicated to providing top-notch orthodontic care to children and adolescents. Our team is committed to creating beautiful smiles and ensuring a positive experience for our young patients and their families. We are looking for a skilled and compassionate Pediatric Orthodontic Dental Assistant to join our growing team.

Position Overview

As a Pediatric Orthodontic Dental Assistant at West Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, you will play a crucial role in assisting our orthodontists in providing exceptional care to our pediatric patients. Your primary responsibilities will include working closely with young patients, helping with orthodontic procedures, maintaining a clean and organized workspace, and offering a friendly and comforting atmosphere to ensure a positive experience for our young clientele.

Key Responsibilities 

Assist orthodontists during dental procedures and treatments.- 

  • Prepare treatment rooms and equipment for orthodontic procedures.
  • Sterilize and maintain orthodontic instruments and equipment.
  • Take digital impressions, X-rays, and photographs as needed.
  • Provide education and instructions to pediatric patients and their parents on proper orthodontic care and hygiene
  • Maintain accurate patient records and treatment documentation
  • Assist with fitting and adjusting orthodontic appliances, such as braces and retainers
  • Monitor and track patient progress
  • Assist with scheduling and appointment coordination
  • Help maintain a welcoming and child-friendly atmosphere in the office.

Qualifications 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of an accredited dental assisting program
  • Prior experience working in a pediatric dental or orthodontic practice is preferred
  • Knowledge of orthodontic procedures and equipment
  • Excellent communication skills, especially with children and adolescents
  • Empathetic and compassionate nature
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining a clean and sterile environment
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative team.

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health
  • dental
  • vision insurance options
  •  Retirement savings plan (401(k))
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education
  • A positive and supportive work environment dedicated to the well-being of our team and patients.

How to Apply

If you are passionate about pediatric orthodontics and want to contribute to creating beautiful smiles for children and adolescents, we invite you to join our team at West Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics . Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are a great fit for this position to [email address]. West Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team dedicated to enhancing the oral health and confidence of our young patients.

 
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