Culture Profile

Chad M. Cravatta DMD, MS is a 1995 graduate of Eastern Illinois University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Zoology and a minor in Chemistry. He graduated from Southern Illinois University-School of Dental Medicine in 1998. In 2001, Dr. Cravatta completed residency training in periodontics and received a Master of Science in Dental Research from Saint Louis University. After finishing his residency training, Dr. Cravatta practiced as an associate periodontist in Chicago, Illinois from 2001-2004 and St. Louis, Missouri from 2004-2006. 

During his time in the St. Louis area, Dr. Cravatta served as an Associate Clinical Professor at Southern Illinois University-School of Dental Medicine. In the late summer of 2006, Dr. Cravatta acquired Dr. Barry Wheeler’s practice in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Cravatta is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, American Society of Dental Anesthesiology, The Academy of Osseointegration, Western Society of Periodontology, Arizona Society of Periodontology, Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity, and all state and local societies associated with these organizations.

Dr. Cravatta served as the President of the Arizona Society of Periodontology from 2011-2018. He has been active with several charitable organizations such as the Metro East Dental Fund, Indian Health Service, Honduras Extraction Program, and Give Kids A Smile. Dr. Cravatta and his family, reside in the East Valley. His interests include golf, fishing, and spending time with his family. Dr. Cravatta enjoys watching his children in their many activities and has been a volunteer coach in soccer, baseball, and softball.

Dental Assistant- Perio

2220 W Southern Ave Mesa, AZ 85202

Dr Chad Cravatta in Mesa is an established private Perio dental office looking for a motivated, positive, and hard-working dental assistant that is wanting to find a home. We are willing to train. New grads welcome to apply! We need someone who is dependable and is looking for a dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant. We offer a friendly and nurturing environment to work in. We want our patients and staff to feel totally safe.

We provide new clean uniforms daily, all the PPE, in house shower if you wish before you go home to your family! Every operatory is equipped with ESO Units (External Suction Units) for optimal clean air.

Dental Assistant Duties & 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 in procedures

● Undertake lab tasks as instructed

● Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions

● Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked

● Discuss follow-up appointments

● Maintain accurate patient records

Dental Assistant Requirements

● High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred

● Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods

● Understanding of health & safety regulations

● Good computer skills

● Excellent communication and people skills

● Attention to detail

● Well-organized and reliable

Our practice is open Monday – Friday however we offer a 4-day work week

The range of pay is 19-22 with a 401K-Bonus-Vacation-Paid holidays

Come join our practice today!


Location: Mesa, AZ
Employment Type: Full-Time
Skill Level: Not Applicable
Functions: Healthcare

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