Dr. Kenneth Harden
7411 John R. St. Detroit, MI 48202
Detroit Office Phone Number

Job Description: Dental Assistant/Receptionist

Chair Side Dental Assistant/Receptionist

We are looking for a highly motivated, efficient Dental Assistant. Our established, private dental practice is looking for a chairside dental assistant. We’re looking for an ambitious and dedicated colleague who is organized and energetic, with a professional demeanor and a patient, caring attitude. Reliability and exceptional teamwork required as well as excellent customer service and solid work history


  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographicstudies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and
    polishing removable appliances.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and
    oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Able to dismiss and discharge patients with appointments and financial information
  • Communicate effectively with patients
  • Maintain supply lists
  • Maintain lab cases

Desired Skills:

  • Mature individual
  • Dental Office Experience preferred
  • Recent grads welcome to apply
  • Dental Assisting Experience, Helpful
  • Up Tone, Vibrant, Personality
  • Customer Service Experience, helpful
  • Very organized and detailed
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Word. helpful
  • Experience in Eaglesoft Dental Software is a plus
  • Neat and clean appearance
  • Good verbal and
  • Communication Skills

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay “salary will be commensurate with experience”

COVID-19 considerations:
Our office is Covid-19 Compliant

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