Michigan Dental Assistants Association

P. O. Box 118

Lennon, MI 48449

Dental Assisting Employment

If you would like to post jobs or contacts for DA's interested in jobs, contact Barb at: or 989-684-9896. You can write the ad or send the information to me and I will put together an ad. Please contact me when the position is filled or you are employed.

NOTE: MDAA posts requests as a FREE service to dental assistants and dentists. MDAA does not screen nor take responsibility for ads.

Assistants and Hygienists Available to Sub in Offices
Sarah Ahlers R.D.A. & Front Desk 517-918-5515 Adrian, Saline, & Ann Arbor Areas
Bethany Polmanteer 20 years experience


cell # 810-877-0250.

Area Code 810 area
Lisa Wakefield CDA, R.D.A.

cell 352.464.3297

home 339.5082

Friday & Saturday Sub in the Midland, Mt. Pleasant area
Bree Miller CDA 616-862-8466 Byron Center Area
Cara Rider R.D.A. 616-644-2987 Mondays, and every other Friday in Grand Rapids and Ionia County areas
Sue Foerster


Chairside & Front Desk Experience

989-790-1822 &


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday in the Tri-City Area
over 20 years experience

Macomb Area

Friday & Saturday

Sue Lewis Registered Dental Hygienist 989-573-1077 Great Lakes Bay Region (Saginaw Valley)
Jyoti Patel R.D.A. 616-897-7053
Grand Rapids area
Dental Assistants Looking
Positions Available

Kentwood, MI posted 9-11-2017

We are seeking a full time dental assistant for our Grand Rapids office (Kentwood area).

Excellent pay and benefit package for the right motivated staff member. If qualified, please contact:

Dr. Kevin Hahn via email.

Dental Assistant interested in position in the Grand Rapids area.

Elizabeth Nielsen


Grandville, MI posted 8-23-2017

Seeking a full time dental assistant to join our general practice in Grandville,  MI.  Compensation will be based on the current skill set of the applicant.  Candidate must be x-ray certified with a working knowledge of both procedures and terminology within the scope of dental care.  The dental office utilizes Dentrix software, digital radiology, and intraoral cameras.  Must be able to handle multiple tasks, organize work space, pay attention to detail, and work well with others.

Email resume to

I am looking for a Dental Assistant position in Wayne County area with the possibility to drive 20-30 Miles one way from Allen Park, Michigan.
I am available now to work any day any time. My contact information is 248.820.1165.

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Ann Arbor, MI posted 8-23-2017

We are seeking a professional, reliable, and ensthusiastic person .  The office is located at the cozy Ann Arborl, down town area. Advanced general dentist office focused on implant surgery and restoration. Relaxed and confident working circumstances.

Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm

We offer a strong hourly rate, health insurance, uniforms, continueing education, bonuses, with free or at cost employee family dental care. If you are interested in joining a high quality, eithical team with a great reputation to help deliver a full range of top notch dental care to our exceptional family of patients, send us a brief resume to: or text 734-478-7311


Okemos, MI posted 8-14-2017

Seeking a full time dental assistant to join our general practice in Okemos, MI.  Compensation will be based on the current skill set of the applicant.  Benefits include paid Holidays, paid time off, retirement plan consisting of 401K, and dental coverage.  Candidate must be x-ray certified with a working knowledge of both procedures and terminology within the scope of dental care.  The dental office utilized Dentrix software, digital radiology, and intraoral cameras.  Must be able to handle multiple tasks, organize work space, pay attention to detail, and work well with others.  Patient hours are as follows;  

M 8am-5pm, Tues 9am-6pm, Wed 8am-5pm, Thur 9am-6pm, every other Fri 8am-2pm.

Please remit cover letter, resume, and references to:  


Brian Carlin DDS PLC

2037 W Grand River Ave

Okemos, MI 48864


Grand Blanc, MI posted 8-4-2017

Lakeside Dental Associates of Grand Blanc is seeking a talented, personable, reliable and enthusiastic dental assistant to join our contemporary family practice. A full time position is available M-Th. 
Our ideal candidates have excellent communication skills, confidence, pay great attention to detail and work well with a team. R.D.A's with dental assisting experience are preferred.
We offer a strong hourly rate, health insurance, matching 401k, uniforms, continuing education, bonuses, with free or at cost employee family dental care.
If you are interested in joining a high quality, ethical team with a great reputation to help deliver a full range of top notch dental care to our exceptional family of patients email your resume to or fax to Dr. Michael Wolfgram (810) 695-9631. 


Grand Rapids & Hudsonville, MI posted 7-31-2017

Contemporary Family Dental – Grand Rapids, MI
Looking for a Registered Dental Assistant to join our state of the art, fast-paced, growing practice! If you enjoy variety in your work schedule, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you! This position will be rotating between our Grand Rapids and Hudsonville locations. This highly motivated and positive individual works under the dentist's and team leader's supervision to prepare patients for oral examination and assists in providing treatment. The position would be full-time (4 days a week). The right applicant will be familiar with Softdent or other dental software and digital radiography. They will also have strong follow through skills, while being a self-starter. We are looking for someone who values continuing education, professional growth and evolving to better serve our patients.
Our office mission statement: To give people a better quality of life, the ability to smile with confidence, and enable them to have better overall health by improving their oral health.
Strong communication and organizational skills, an ability to anticipate the Doctors' needs and the demonstration of a caring and knowledgeable attitude about every procedure performed. Ability to multi-task and work effectively in team environment.
ï High school diploma
ï Degree or certificate in dental assisting
ï Must be a Registered Dental Assistant
ï Basic computer knowledge
ï Excellent communication skills. Eagerness to learn on the job.
Contemporary Family Dental offers employment opportunities that promote professional, personal, and financial growth. We work extremely hard to provide our employees with continuous professional development and a supportive work environment. Competitive wages, benefits, perks and opportunities for advancement are just a few reasons why a career with us in an investment in your future.
To apply for this opportunity, please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at:


Milford, MI posted 7-31-2017

In need of a dental assistant - full time position Monday-Friday with some Saturdays on rotation.  We are looking for an upbeat person with great team work skills.  Patient rapport is critical.  We are looking for an experienced assistant for a busy dental practice.  The position would require someone with excellent customer service and a positive attitude.  Our phone number is248-685-8748.  Email is


Ann Arbor, MI posted 7-31-2017

Our elite orthodontic office seeks an exceptional dental assistant who is interested in working with great doctors in a dynamic work environment.  We offer great hours (~20-30 hours per week), a beautiful office in a Victorian home, and a busy and caring work environment.  In this rewarding position, you can change your patient's lives by giving them a great smile.  If this sounds like the career for you and you are a polished, self-motivated professional, please fax/e-mail your resume to (734) 668-8110 –   

 Job Title:  Chairside assistant in our orthodontic office

Job qualifications needed:

                -Must have some dental experience, either as a student or assisting in a dental office

                -X-ray certification desired (Okay if it is pending)

                -CDA, COA or RDA certification desired but not required

Job responsibilities:

                -Record taking                -Orthodontic bonding, banding and adjustments             -Sterilization duties

Beginning pay:  Pay level is based on the experience you could bring to the position.

                Base pay/lowest rate is $17.00 with no orthodontic experience or certification.

                Certification and orthodontic experience would command a higher starting wage.


Incentive Bonus plan

                401k plan

                Medical reimbursement plan

             Uniforms are provided

             Continuing education allowance

Hours needed:  (Hours do vary - approximately 20 to 30 hours per week)

                Monday:  12:30-6:00

                Tuesday: 12:30-5:30

                Wednesday:  7:30-12:00 & 1:30 to 5:30

                Thursday or Friday am:  6:45 -12:00 and/or 1:00-5:30

How to apply:  Fax resume (734) 668-8110 or e-mail resume to

Job Closure Date:  When position is filled, please post until 8/1/17

Visit our website to learn more about us:


Bloomfield Hills, MI posted 7-31-2017

Dental assistant: Are you sincere and caring?  Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and be recognized for your efforts?  We have a new, beautiful office, a wonderful patient base, an enthusiastic team, sincere doctors dedicated to quality care.  We'd love to have you join us in Bloomfield Hills - 2 days to start, possibly leading to full time position.  Previous dental experience would be helpful, but a great attitude and a strong work ethic are our first priorities.  Please send a resume and a paragraph about yourself to email address: mairemignone@gmail. com.  We look forward to meeting you.


Imlay City, MI posted 6-18-2017

Please NOTE: the posting below states Saginaw, but the opening is for Imlay City. GLBHC are also looking for Dental Assistants for a mobile dental site and the Owosso office. Send resume to below address.


Flint Township, MI posted 6-8-2017

The Flint Township dental office of Douglas Schneck, DDS is seeking a part time front desk team member preferably with dental scheduling experience and great communication skills. The position offers 24 weekly hours, Tuesday thru Thursday. There will be the possiblity of ocassional Mondays to fill in for the other office team member. The office uses Practice Works software. Collecting co-pays will be a part of this position. The job will be available beginning in September, however working interviews will be conducted ahead and the person selected will be provided training with the current team member from August 21-August 30. Two professional references are required. You may fax your resume to (810) 732-5750, or email it to


Grand Rapids, MI posted 6-6-2017

Alpine Oral Surgery PC, in the Grand Rapids area, is hiring a part time oral surgery assistant. One year of experience required.

Please email your resume to or fax 616-785-1701.

South East MI posted 6-6-2017

Full-time Dental Assistants needed for a growing dental practice. Must have experience in Four-Handed dentistry with composite fillings and crown and bridge procedures. Knowledge of endodontic, restorative, and prosthetic procedures. Full-time, some evenings and weekends. Come join a fabulous and friendly team. Room for growth and advancement.

Please send a cover letter and resume.

 Michelle Hathaway-Bratt, Executive Assistant

Redwood Dental Group, PC

Office: (248)577-5512

Fax: (248)583-9933


Ann Arbor area??, MI posted 6-6-2017

We are currently looking for a Dental Assistant to join our practice.

Full or Part-Time Dental Assistant with at least 2 years or more of chair side experience. RDA or CDA is a plus!

We are looking for a highly talented assistant and motivated person with at least 2 years of dental chair side experience. Endo is a plus. We provide our patients with the highest quality of care. Our staff is extremely talented and genuinely cares about every patient as well as each other. All of our equipment and technology is state-of-the-art.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

-Take and develop radiographs
-Prepare patients for treatment
-Assist doctor during treatment
-Perform instrument sterilization and infection control in office
-Clean and stock operatories
-Control inventory of clinical supplies
-Clinical notes and treatment documentation in charts
-Willingness and ability to be a strong team member and display a positive attitude
-Exceptional human relations skills of compassion and care
-Ability to work at a fast pace and be self-motivated
-Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and staff under pressure
-Knowledge of dental software
-Ability to speak and use dental/medical terminology correctly
-Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities well

-Registered or Certified Dental Assistant preferred or 2-3 years of chair side experience
-Radiology licensure
-OSHA - Sterilization knowledge
-Knowledge of dental software
-MS Office

The ideal candidate will have a great work ethic, ability to handle multiple priorities and is a self-starter. Strong interpersonal and communications skills are required and compassion is a must.
Respect for others is essential.
Excellent compensation opportunities for the qualified candidate
*x-ray certification is required*

We offer competitive pay as well as 401K and profit sharing!

If interested, please contact our office at (810)632-3332 and ask to speak to Bobbie. All resumes can be faxed to (810)632-2042

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent 

Required experience:

  • dental chair side: 2 years 
  • chair side: 2 years 

Required license or certification:

  • Radiology Licensure


Brighton, MI posted 6-6-2017

We are a fast-paced oral surgery office in Brighton seeking a full-time Patient Coordinator/Receptionist.  The person suitable for this position is someone who is friendly, reliable, flexible, energetic, with ability to multi-task and work efficiently within a team environment.  Must have knowledge of the dental field, preferably oral surgery experience and preferably medical billing knowledge.  Benefit package offered.  Please provide resume by email to  Attention: PAM.


Saginaw, MI posted 3-26-2017


Grand Rapids, MI On going post

Multiple openings for dental assistants at Cherry Health Clinics in Grand Rapids, Greenville, Wyoming, Muskegan and surrounding areas




Michigan Community Dental Clinics, Inc On going post

A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of dental assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care for patients in a reduced stress, comfortable environment. An RDA assists the doctor, teaches patients how to care for their teeth, communicates effectively with patients, maintains equipment and inventory, and follows universal precautions and all OSHA and MIOSHA requirements to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff. As part of the overall clinic team the RDA will assist all other staff members as required and available with their duties.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

•Assist the doctor during treatment •Prepare patients for treatment •Take and develop x-rays •Take diagnostic impressions •Perform instrument sterilization and infection control •Dental polishing and restoration placement •Clean and stock operatory •Control inventory of clinical supplies •Fabricate provisional restorations •Inventory control of laboratory cases •Make clinical notes regarding patient treatment •Place and remove rubber dams •Apply sealants •Remove sutures •Place amalgam restorations •Takes final impression for indirect restorations •All other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities •Exceptional human relation skills •Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients, staff, and doctor even under pressure •Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities •Ability to meet deadlines •Ability to work unsupervised •Ability to handle conflicts and get along with people •Knowledge of Dentistry •Ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times •Exceptional verbal and non-verbal communication skills •Computer skills i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Dentrix, and Internet. •Radiology licensure

•Experience with autoclave, suction, hand pieces, panorex, TMJ film, processor, plasma arc light, amalgamator, ultrasonic, vacuum form machine, O2/N20, air compressor, model trimmer, vacuum pump, amalgam separator, hydrim, stamatic

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