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Dental Assistant job in Lafayette, Colorado

Dental Assistant (General Dentistry Practice)

Overview

As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you’ll have the support you need to reach your career goals. From best-in-class learning and development programs, a commitment to promoting from within, and a competitive salary and benefits package, you’ll have opportunities to not only expand your career, but your life. Commitment to continuous development and promoting from within means your career path is limitless. We're on a mission to give America a healthy mouth. Dental Assistants who join an Aspen practice work for a licensed dentist and live that mission every day by supporting the clinical needs of your practice's patients and doctors. Not only can you maximize your career potential, but you can make a real difference in the lives of patients.

 

Salary & Benefits:

$18.00 – $23.00/hour based upon relevant experience and/or education.

 

In addition to your base compensation, you may be eligible for a bonus based on achievement of business and/or individual performance metrics (dependent on position). Benefits offered include Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, 401(k), time off and more (may vary depending position, company, and eligibility requirements).

Responsibilities

  • Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures.
  • Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment.
  • Take dental radiographs (x-rays).
  • Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Provide patients with instructions for oral care following all dental treatment procedures.
  • Educate patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health.
  • Perform various office tasks as necessary.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Dental Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Available Locations

Aspen Dental - 569 US Highway 287 4230 Lafayette, Colorado 80026 United States CALIFORNIA,