Employment Opportunities

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 07/18/20- Dental Assistant Needed ASAP-Pediatric Practice, Flint.

InGrace Dental Clinic, a pediatric office, is looking to hire a dental assistant ASAP. This office has very helpful and friendly staff. We use Eaglesoft and use digital X-rays. Our office is growing rapidly and we need an extra hand. We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make InGrace’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients. Hours will be Monday-Friday from 9-5, sometimes longer hours may be needed as each patient may need extra time. Pay rate is negotiable and based on experience. Please email your resume to:


 07/17/20- Dental Assistant Needed-Berkley, MI.

Part-Time Dental Assistant needed in the office of Dr. Sara  Ruddy. Position is for Monday 10:30-7, Tuesday from 8:30-5 and Thursday from 8:30 until approximately 3 and the Thursday hours are somewhat flexible.   Previous radiography training beneficial.  Previous chairside experience a plus, however, willing to train the right person.   

Please email resumes to:     seruddydds@gmail.com


Part-Time Dental Assistant needed in the office of Dr. Sara  Ruddy. Position is for Monday 10:30-7, Tuesday from 8:30-5 and Thursday from 8:30 until approximately 3 and the Thursday hours are somewhat flexible.   Previous radiography training beneficial.  Previous chairside experience a plus, however, willing to train the right person.   

Please email resumes to:     seruddydds@gmail.com


 06/25/20- Dental Assistant Opening at VINA Community Dental Center in Brighton

Part-Time Dental Assistant

We are looking for a highly talented Dental Assistant for general dentistry. This position is part time 2-3 days a week. Responsibilities include chairside dental assisting, sterilization, radiology certified, taking impressions, minor lab work, general and clinic maintenance. Requires at least 2 years of chair side experience. RDA or CDA is a plus. 

VINA is a non-profit 501 3c clinic, treating the low-income adult residents of Livingston County.  We work with University of Michigan dental students and hygiene students at certain times throughout the year. The clinic is run by a small staff and many volunteers. We are funded by grants, fundraisers and individual giving. 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. 

Please send a resume and cover letter.

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
-Occasional 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
-Some 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 at lease 1 year of chair side experience
-Radiology certification
-OSHA – Sterilization knowledge
-Knowledge of dental software
-MS Office

The ideal candidate will have a good work ethic, ability to handle multiple priorities and is a self-starter. Strong interpersonal and communications skills are required. Compassion and respect for others is essential.


Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

All resumes can be emailed to office@vinadental.org



06/25/20   Actively seeking Dental Assistants for the Kalamazoo, MI area.

Actively seeking Dental Assistants for the Kalamazoo, MI area.

Looking for somebody with:

  • High School diploma
  • One year certificate from college or technical school in Dental Assistant program is preferred or 3-6 months of related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in dental instruments, procedures and dental materials

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • You will assist dentist during examination and treatment of patients. A typical day will involve cleaning and sterilizing equipment, setting up rooms for patients and providers, provide the dental hygienist with the proper tools needed to complete their dental work. You will also clean rooms, rotate patients out, and discharge them.


  • Hours of operations, Mon-Sat, 7am-8pm.
  • MUST be able to work every Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • The other working days will be M-TH to make up the 40 hour work week based on shift needs. You could also work 4-10s. We are pretty flexible with scheduling — but you HAVE to plan to work every Friday and Saturday. Once the team is fully stabilized, there will be weekend rotations.

If you are interested in the opportunity, please email your resume to talberts@aerotek.com



06/18/20   Chairside Assistant Needed CDA/RDA Preferred-Flint  



06/16/20   Chairside Assistant Needed-Flint Township

Position available for an enthusiastic, reliable, and professional chairside dental assistant in Flint Township near Bristol and Linden Roads in the general dentistry practice of Douglas L. Schneck, DDS. Chairside experience required and candidate must have completed a radiography course. Hours are 7:45 am until 5:15 pm Tuesday thru Thursday with the occasional Monday.  Assistance in the front office is expected when the need arises and we have a very supportive clinical team who work cooperatively together.  We enjoy our work, love to laugh and have a great patient base. Extra consideration given to those who can bake and can talk “fishing” with doctor !!    If you feel you would be a great fit and would like the opportunity to interview please send your resume to:



06/16/20   Dental Assistant Needed-Saginaw

Thomas Orthodontics is growing! We are looking to add an assistant to our team!
Our office is located in Saginaw, Michigan.
Our office is technology driven, fast paced, and FUN!
Must be able to work independently, be a self-starter, and a team player.
We work Monday-Thursday. We offer a benefits package for full time employees.
No ortho experience required! We are willing to train the right person for our office.
Xray certification is required.
If you are interested, please email your resume to work4thomasortho@gmail.com
Thank you so much!
Jessica Bolton, RDA



06/14/20   Dental Assistant Needed-Ann Arbor



OUR AMAZING TEAM in Ann Arbor, 48103

IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY FOR AN RDA/CDA (with 2-5+Years of chairside assisting experience)


  • Who can help patients feel comfortable,
  • has excellent communication skills
  • works hard, is punctual, is reliable
  • takes pride in one’s work
  • wishes to stay at one location long-term
  • Must be able to work M-Th, with one evening

Preference given to candidates who reside within 10 miles of the office (48103)

We are looking for someone who is able to take accurate digital radiographs, use Eaglesoft software, take impressions, make temporary crowns, assist in restoring implants and other general dentistry tasks.

Established, medium-sized family practice with loyal patient base.  

2-5+ YRS OF EXPERIENCE in restorative chair side assisting preferred



COMPETITIVE WAGES, commensurate with experience

State of MI Work share Program Eligible



Our office is fully compliant with the CDC and ADA guidelines for COVID-19. 

Our staff  and Patients’  safety is very important to us. 

Full range of PPE available

We look forward to hearing from you!



06/14/20   Dental Assistant Needed-Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Immediate Opening for Part or Full-time Assistant

We are looking for a dental assistant to join our team. The position is preferably for full-time but we would be able to be flexible if you’re a good fit looking for part-time. A well-qualified candidate would be personable, self-motivated, and have a strong desire to help others. RDA would be a plus. Competitive hourly rate with benefits. Please reach out to us with a resume at beckwithfamilydentalcare@gmail.com

06/14/20   Dental Assistant Needed-Ann Arbor

Do you consider yourself top talent? Are you looking for a brighter future; a clearer vision; a better employer? We believe it is our responsibility to find and nurture those talents for the benefits of our office, our patients and our team. We may be the right place for you!

Seeking a highly motivated and positive individual for chairside dental assisting. RDA/CDA license is preferred but previous dental experience is a must. The ability to analyze challenges, solve problems and create solutions is a requirement. This would be a full time position.

We offer employment opportunities that promote professional, personal, and financial growth. We work extremely hard to provide our employees with continuous professional development. We have a special work culture that we value fiercely. We have clinical team members between one and thirty years at our office. We value the energy of new and the loyalty of the veteran employee.

Required Qualification

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience using computers and MS Office
  • Must be a “people person” with a great attitude and attention to detail
  • Must be able to incorporate constructive feedback/be coachable

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $21.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

COVID-19 considerations:
Note we are compliant with CDC and ADA guidelines. We are trained and compliant with OSHA guidelines. We have a COVID-19 contingency plan and manual for you to review.


  • Dental Assisting: 2 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Clinical Setting:

  • General Dentistry

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative


  • Monday to Friday

Company’s website:

06/01/20   Dental Assistant Needed-Mt. Pleasant

Dental Assistant Position available in Mount Pleasant, MI

Central Michigan Family Dentistry, PLLC
Dr. Derrek Henrie

Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Position Summary: Established dental practice searching for a hardworking, enthusiastic dental assistant in a friendly, family oriented practice. Looking for an individual who is experienced and motivated to learn also with a interest in working as a team player. The position is mainly working chair side with our doctor and creating a comfortable environment for our patients.

Assistant Duties:
Prepare each treatment room with following our standard of care and protocols. Provide each patient with information and instructions. Assisting the doctor with all treatment procedures. Taking and preparing radiographs- Scheduling future treatment appointments- Coordinating treatment with specialist, laboratories and patient. Maintaining a clean work space- Sterilization of all dental instruments and maintaining to OSHA standards- Organization of stock room and ordering of supplies as needed on a regular basis.

1-2 years preferred

Negotiable depending upon experience
Paid leave
Simple IRA

Email your resume and references to janice@drhenriedds.com

06/01/20  Full Time Assistant CDA/RDA Preferred Port Huron 

Great opportunity for a trained dental assistant! Well-established family dental practice close to beautiful Lake Huron. Utmost sanitary precautions followed for all staff and patient safety.
Full time position needed – great pay with excellent daytime hours! CDA/RDA/experience preferred.
If interested, please email your information and resume to jamesfraserdds@gmail.com

03/11/20  Part Time Assistant Needed-Hudsonville, MI Starting Around April 1.

 Part Time Dental Assistant: 

Position Summary: New, start-up dental practice searching for a talented and enthusiastic assistant to add to the team. We are looking for an individual that has some experience with dental assisting and is comfortable working in a team environment. This role would primarily involve working chairside with the doctor and providing care to patients directly. 

Assigned Duties: 

– Provide information and instructions to the patient – Prepare treatment rooms following prescribed procedures and protocols – Assisting the dentist with all aspects of treatment within permitted scope – Making appropriate diagnostic radiographs – Helping with scheduling and front office duties – Coordinating with dental laboratories – Helping the team maintain a clean and organized workspace – Overseeing sterilization of dental instruments according to OSHA standards – Additional duties as assigned 

Additional Skills/Experience: 

– RDA preferred, but not required – 1-2 years of experience – Comfortable with insurance and billing, but not required 


– $15-$22 hourly based on experience level (Negotiable) – Part-time, 2-3 days per week (Transition to full-time in future) 

If interested, please send resume to bohndental@gmail.com


02/17/20 Dental Care Coordinator Needed-Kalamazoo

JOB TITLE: Dental Care Coordinator


REPORTS TO:   Dental Clinic Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt



The Dental Care Coordinator serves in an expanded oral health role to collaborate with specialists, dental laboratories, members of the healthcare team and patients/families to ensure the delivery of quality, efficient and cost effective oral health services.  They collaborate with a staff dentist to coordinate plan of care with patient/family, as well as monitor, and evaluate all options with the goal of optimizing patient’s oral health status. They work with the clinical team internally and externally to utilize evidence based clinical guidelines, preventive guidelines and protocols to execute patient centered care plans.


  • Consults and communicates care objectives with dentists, specialists, dental laboratories and community resources to aid patient in achieving oral health goals.
  • Assesses the healthcare, education and psychosocial needs of the patient/family.
  • Identifies and maintains relationships with referral and community resources. 
  • Collaborates with dentists, patients, and the healthcare team, as well as community resources.
  • Triages and resolves concerns for patients calling in.
  • Provides resources and support related to referral process, including management of pre-authorizations from insurance companies.
  • Works with dentist to determine an individualized plan of care with targeted interventions, monitors patient and family’s response to plan of care and consults with clinical team if modifications may be needed.
  • Manages communication related to incoming and outgoing referrals.
  • Maintains required documentation for all case management activities.
  • Reviews current literature regarding engagement strategies, communication strategies and incorporates best practices into clinical setting.
  • Maintains records and enters information into database as required.
  • Collaborates with local emergency departments to reduce return visits to the ED for dental related conditions.
  • Works with and manages our most complex patients to assure timely access to care and following treatment plan. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  


  • Demonstrates customer focused interpersonal skills to interact in an effective manner with practitioners, interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients/families with diverse opinions, values as well as religious and cultural beliefs.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the dental field as a dental assistant.
  • Experience working in a dental front office and with dental insurance plans


Apply a the web address below:



02/17/20  Dental Assistant Needed-Kalamazoo

JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant


REPORTS TO:   Dental Manager


LOCATION: Alcott, Burdick-Kalamazoo


Responsible for increasing the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care, monitoring arrival time, and comfort of patients visit. Dental Assistants are valuable members of the dental care team. Performs tasks including assisting dentist, record keeping, and more descripted below


  • Greet patients; monitor arrival time; escort patients, monitor patient flow at all times, and prep patients for treatment.
  • Responsible to prepare treatment rooms and materials according to policies and procedures; includes sterilization and disinfection of instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials.
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient (informs dentist).
  • Assists dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies.
  • Instructs patient in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Provides postoperative instructions and/or prescriptions prescribed by the dentist.
  • Records treatment information in patient records.
  • Schedules appointments.
  • Ensure proper treatment notes are recorded in patient chart.
  • Provide patient instructions and demonstrate when necessary. Ensures patient questions/concerns are thoroughly answered prior to patient leaving. 
  • Documents patient findings in medical record; including service(s) rendered, and entry of the correct service code.
  • Perform clinical procedures as practice act allows and as directed by dentist.
  • Post procedural follow up calls to patient as directed by the dentist.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of dental instruments, procedures and dental materials. Assists dentists or performs the following procedures under the guidance and instruction of the dentist.
  • Obtains and exposes dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Mix dental materials including but not limited to cement for cavity liners and bases, temporary fillings, and fillings. 
  • Prepare the materials for preliminary and final impressions for orthodontic appliances, mouth guards, bite splints, and bleaching trays.
  • Pour, trim and polish study casts, for dentures or any removable appliances. 
  • Cleans and polishes removable appliances, and fabricates temporary restorations.
  • Fabricate custom impressions trays from preliminary impressions, cleans, polishes removable appliances, and fabricates temporary restorations.
  • Place topical anesthetic.
  • Curing composite restorations as indicated by dentist.
  • Place gauze and surgical packs after surgical extractions.
  • Set up dental units for endodontic treatments.
  • Prepare the patient for the administration of nitrous oxide by the dentist.
  • Any other competency approved under delegation of duties for dental assistants under Michigan Dental and Public Health Code.
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments.
  • Responsible to ensure dental units are ready, stocked and clean.
  • Oversees cleanliness of the treatment room according to sterilization procedures.
  • Disinfects treatment rooms according to OSHA regulations.
  • Keeps trays, instruments and treatment room drawers organized.
  • Ensures that office sterilization procedures document is on display.
  • Promptly send out and monitor all dental laboratory cases.
  • Implements the preventative maintenance/cleaning schedule for dental equipment.
  • Maintains dental office emergency kits and nitrous and oxygen tanks.
  • Follows laboratory procedures according to office protocol.
  • Securely stores and handles patient records in compliance with state and federal requirements, including the HIPPA privacy and security regulations.
  • Accurately files patient information
  • Reviews next day schedule and ensures all necessary information for appointment is in the record.
  • Tracks cases and referrals to and from other doctors.
  • Assists in the administration of the recall system
  • Monitors inventory and order dental office supplies as needed.
  • Unpack supplies and store it as instructed.
  • Ensures that treatment rooms are stocked at all times.
  • Assists in other areas of the office when necessary (i.e., answering phones, completing insurance forms, etc.).
  • Attends and actively participates in team and facility-wide meetings as required.
  • Promotes team concept by interacting with others in the office.


  • Demonstrates customer focused interpersonal skills to interact in an effective manner with practitioners, interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients/families with diverse opinions, values as well as religious and cultural beliefs.


  • Must have high school diploma
  • One year certificate from college or technical school in Dental Assistant program is preferred
  • A minimum of three months related experience and/or training
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must become Certified X-Ray Technician within 90 days of starting position.

Apply at the web address below:




01/15/20 Full-Time Oral Surgery Assistant – Plymouth, Ann Arbor or Dexter  

Michigan Oral Surgeons seeks a full-time Oral Surgery Assistant to join our team.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm.  Competitive pay, health insurance, paid time off + other benefits are offered. We have four locations – Ann Arbor, Plymouth, Dexter & Adrian.  Your preferred location can be discussed. 

Please apply by clicking on the following link:




01/02/20 Dental Assistant Needed-Canton

My office is looking for a Dental assistant able to assist in all phases of dentistry. From fillings, Root Canal, impressions, Orthodontics, Implants, to surgical, & non extractions, setting up trays, sterilizing instruments, and all other duties related to chair side assisting.
Looking for someone with Eagle software experience as well as insurance billing submissions, and has some front office experience!

Part time position. Hours of operation are: Tuesday-3-6, wed & Friday-9-5, every other Saturday-9-1

“Center for Oral Health” is located @ 3300 N. Lilley Rd. Canton, Michigan 48187 My contact # is 734-306-3194 as for Neeta.  email address: npetal59@aol.com
Looking to hire ASAP




11/12/19  Dental Assistant Needed: Linden

Looking for a registered Dental Assistant for our Linden office. We have full and part time openings. Our office hours are Monday thru Wednesday 11am-7pm and Thursday 8am-3pm. We are open 1 Saturday a month from 8am-12pm. Position is available immediately. Pay flexible. Paid Holidays and dental benefits. Experience is a plus but not required. Knowledge of Eaglesoft is also a plus but not required.

Requirements:  RDA and X-ray certified

Please email or fax your resume to contact@drmcgarry.com or (810)-735-9004



Michigan Community Dental Clinics Inc.

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 clinical team, the RDA will assist all other staff members as required and available.

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
  • Take final impressions for indirect restorations
  • 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 a 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, and hydrim, stamatic