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10-21-19    RDA Needed:  Brighton

Are you a dental assistant seeking a part time position? Are you driven to provide superior patient care? If so, we would like to speak to you. We are currently looking for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) for our friendly, busy, fast-paced office that has been in Brighton for almost 30 years. We strive to maintain a fun, upbeat atmosphere and we have amazing patients. Our office hours are 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

Candidates must have hands-on experience as a dental assistant.  Must be enthusiastic about their dental work, committed to improving the oral health of patients, and willing to provide the highest level of care at all times in a friendly and professional manner.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • At least 2 years experience as a dental assistant
  • Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • Taking dental x-rays
  • Preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • Helping patients feel comfortable before, during, and after dental treatment
  • Providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental procedures
  • Making provisional restorations and taking impressions
  • Familiarity with dental office computer software, Eaglesoft preferred

Please email your resume to contact@brightonhealthysmiles.com if interested. We look forward to hearing from you.



10-20-19    Oral Surgery Assistant Needed:  Grand Rapids/Rockford

Dental/Surgical Assistant Position (Full-time 32 hrs/wk)

Are you a new graduate or currently working in general dentistry, but want a more fast-paced and challenging position?  If so, a career in Oral Surgery is just for you!!

The Center for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants is looking for a reliable full-time dental/surgical assistant to join our team.  This position will rotate through duties daily, including: chairside assisting through surgeries, sterilization, performing x-rays, seating patients, and monitoring patient recovery.  We need someone who works well with a team and is able to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced environment. The candidate would be required to work at both locations throughout the week (Grand Rapids and Rockford).  Hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:45pm and assistants typically work 4 days/week. RDA/CDA is required (or to be completed upon hire). Dental x-ray certification a plus or required to complete certification upon hire.  Benefits package available including competitive wages, PTO, uniform allowance, health insurance, and more.  

Please contact Sarah Szymczak, Clinical Operations Manager, if interested at:


OR apply through Indeed.com



10-16-19    Dental Assistant Needed: Bloomfield Hills  

Bloomfield Hills dental practice in need of an additional dental assistant to round out our staff! Beautiful, renovated office with high caliber, fun loving doctors and staff who treat patients Mon thru Thurs from 7 am to 5 pm. NO nights or weekends! We are looking for you to take on a variety of duties and be willing to learn about our Total Body Wellness way of treating patients. If you have experience and are a team player with excellent communication skills get in touch! A CDA or RDA is a bonus!

Please  email resume to jacquie@ioralmed.com 

Jacquie Gerblick

Director of Operations

Integrative Oral Medicine

10-9-19     Periodontal Surgical Assistant Needed: Ann Arbor

Our periodontal and dental implant practice in Ann Arbor is committed to excellence and to providing our patients with a warm, comfortable environment while also providing the best possible care.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, hard working individual who is detail oriented to become a surgical assistant and part of our team.

If you are interested in a fulfilling career in periodontics with the expectation of long term employment, please apply.

This is a full time position: Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Some surgical experience preferred.

Required certification:

In taking x-rays: we have both digital x-rays and a dental CAT scan.

Benefits include:

Paid vacation and sick time


Medical reimbursement plan

Uniform allowance

Please send your resume to:


10-6-19     CDA Needed – West Bloomfield

West Bloomfield general practice seeks full time Certified Dental Assistant.
You must hold a certificate from an ADA CODA accredited dental assistant
training program, and/or passed the DANB (Dental Assistant National Board),
State of Michigan xray license, and a current BCLS card.
Hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8AM-5PM, Fridays 8AM-1PM, 1st and 3rd Saturdays 8AM-12PM.
$21 to $23 per hour, 1 week paid vacation after 3 months, 401k contribution,
uniforms, and CE allowance.
You will be appreciated and respected every day.
Please email your resume to gnseligman@hotmail.com in response to this confidential offer.

9-23-19      Dental Assistant Needed Ann Arbor

Dental Assistant Team Member in Ann Arbor!
Up to $20/hr.+! Respect & Bonuses!
We are a fast growing, privately owned dental office in Ann Arbor, seeking a talented & enthusiastic Dental Assistant team member to join us in a great deal of fun. There are huge opportunities for advancement for everyone on our team & because of our unique bonus system & promotion policy…your income potential is essentially limitless:

– Fast Growing, Top-Quality, Privately Owned Office
– Huge Opportunity for Advancement
– Limitless Income Potential!
– Enjoyable, Respectful & Professional Environment
– Full Educational Support & In-Practice Training
– Flexible Hours

– Compensation is as high as $20/hour…even more with bonuses & incentives!

Your role will be vitally important to keeping our practice running smoothly & maintaining our valued patients in the highest level of dental health. As you are excited by these extraordinary opportunities…we look forward to hearing from you very soon!

Please email your resume & cover letter to bonnie@arbor-dental.com
Also call 734-975-0500

9-7-19     Full Time Dental Assistant Needed Rochester Hills

Comprehensive dental office in Rochester Hills seeking a full-time dental assistant.  Experience a  plus but willing to train the right person.  Pay varies with experience.  Please email your resume to melissarhfd@gmail.com.

8-16-19     Part Time CDA/RDA needed-Jackson

Jackson Pediatric Dentistry is looking for a dental assistant to join our growing practice. This position will require the ability to interact and communicate with children and to work independently in a team environment. We are looking for a compassionate and hard-working individual to join our team. 

Job Duties 

  • Chairside assisting, utilizing four-handed dentistry 
  • Processing and distributing instruments 
  • Maintaining sterilization area including equipment and stocking supplies 


  • Must be CDA/RDA certified 
  • Must have a current CPR certificate 

Please send resumes to: 

Jackson Pediatric Dentistry c/o Julie Chapman 3386 Spring Arbor Road Suite #2 Jackson, MI 49203 or  juliechap88@gmail.com

 7-2-19 FT or PT RDA needed, Canton

General Dental office in Canton, Mi, seeking a part time or full time Registered Dental assistant. Chair side assisting duties and all that entails. Please send resume to frontoffice@yourvillagedentist.com 

7-2-19   Ross Dental Instructors Needed in New Baltimore, Flint and Kentwood Campuses


Job Summary

Dental Assistant Instructors use their training and practical experience in 4-handed dentistry to teach Ross Dental Assistant students what they need to succeed.

What are the main activities of this job?

Primary Instructors teach in the Dental Assisting classroom with 10-20 students, covering clinical and administrative skills. Class sessions are 4.5 hours in day sessions. You learn the material and deliver lectures and demonstrations, working from the Ross lesson plans and curriculum.

This is a part-time position, typically 9-18 hours per week. We are currently looking for a morning instructor no weekends.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Classroom Instruction, Outside of Class Preparation, Meetings and Continuing Education

Transferable skills:Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dentist, 4-handed dentistry, chair side, radiography, part-time, CDA, RDA, Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant, dental office

Work Environment:Clean and bright classrooms with desk and clinical areas, including dental chair and Radiography. Interact with other instructors and campus staff to assist students.

Why is Dental Assistant Instructor a good job?

Most teachers like the feeling of helping others to a Dental Assisting career, and working with the students and campus staff. Also, you can make some extra part-time income and gain additional training for yourself.


  • 3+ years’ experience in the field and a national certification as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA from AMT) or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA from DANB) and formal training in a dental assisting program like Ross. If you do not have the formal education, you can also qualify with 5+ years’ experience in the field and a national certification. *additional requirements or exceptions may be applicable based on the state, program, and accreditation requirements.
  • Knowledge of materials (subjects) that will be taught to students and ability to use and communicate Ross curriculum
  • Interest in teaching or prior experience

Benefits Vary Based on Schedule

  • Basic health, dental and vision coverage, compliant with Affordable Care Act
  • Tuition reimbursement (requires minimum 8 scheduled hours per week)
  • Accrued time off (requires minimum 8 scheduled hours per week)
  • 401(k)
  • Training completion bonus for learning and teaching the curriculum for all sections
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Dell Employee Purchase Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Monthly pay and direct deposit

A full job description will be provided at the interview.

To apply send a resume to: Doreen Kephart at dkephart@rosseducation.edu.

6-25-19   Bingham Farms Area- Dental  Assistant Needed-Sundays

Dental Assistant needed, part time for Sundays in Bingham Farms

Experienced only for a friendly family practice.  “Our office performs amalgam and composite restorations, crowns, partials, occlusal guards and implant restorations”.  Please contact Dr. Bruce Sherizen at 248-594-4667 or send your resume to bdov22@hotmail.com

6-22-19   Howell Area  Assistant Needed

Dental Assistant… No need to look any further.
“Calling all Dental Assistants”….
Looking for an experienced Assistant to help our patients get the care they want and need.
Feel appreciated! Know you are in an office that does a great job for your patients, all the time. You will have pride in how you have contributed to the best care for the best patients anywhere. We take care of each other and our clientele like family.
What we offer:
Vacation, Holidays, 401, Pension and Profit Sharing, Dental and amazing people to work with.
Marketing- very consistent flow of quality new patients. Needing your excellent care and attention
Best team- all trained and eager to help you and our patients
Best facility- brand new, clean, organized, extremely modern and fun Dental office for the whole family
Best systems in place- we are constantly training and have the best people and processes in place
We are based on family! We have won awards for the best dental practice in our area 7 years in a row!
-Upgrade your boss- Brighter future- Bigger vision- We may be right for you.
Become part of the best Dental office! If you want to make a difference, make a great living, love what you do. Please call or email us. We change lives!
Requesting 1 year experience or equivalent.
Cover letter and resume required please

6-5-19   Metro Area Endo Assistant Needed

We are looking for full time Dental Assistants to join our team in all four of our offices in the Metro area. We have openings in Livonia, West Bloomfield, Brighton and Ann Arbor.

About our Practice:

Root Canal Specialty Associates is dedicated to advancing the specialty of endodontics through teaching and staying at the forefront of technology and innovation. We approach endodontics from every angle, setting trends that create lasting results and build strong patient experiences. RCSA is committed to delivering prompt attention to referrers and patients, giving them the respect and care that they deserve. RCSA is one of the largest endodontic specialty practices in Michigan, with offices in Ann Arbor, Brighton, Livonia, and West Bloomfield.

A Day in the Life of a Dental Assistant:

Your warm smile will welcome patients as an important part in the treatment process. You’ll obtain digital images and concisely document all necessary information into the patient’s chart for thorough communication. Your attention to detail will help you while you assist the Doctor’s in providing the best possible treatment to our patients. You dedication and drive will help in maintaining a clean and organized environment for both patients and staff. And, your remarkable wit and jovial spirit will keep you, your colleagues, and the patients smiling from ear to ear – even if they can’t feel it for a while!

What you need to be qualified for this job:

  • Current Dental Assistant Certificate or experience, or a willingness to learn if you don’t!
  • Drive, dedication and commitment to working hard
  • A positive team-player attitude
  • A compassionate demeanor
  • Computer skills

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, with possible Saturday hours.  Hours and work location can vary but will be posted 2-3 weeks in advance for planning.

What you will get:

Competitive pay based upon experience; an outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, uniform reimbursement, gas reimbursement and a robust 401(k) package!

Plus, the ability to work everyday with a team who is more like family and strives to provide the best possible care for our patients while having a great time!

Thank you,

Leah Fowler, SPHR
Human Resource Administrator

Root Canal Specialty Associates
31620 Schoolcraft Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
734-740-9238 (cell)
734-261-8484 (fax)


6-5-19   CDA/RDA Needed, Livingston County


Experienced, friendly, positive, and outgoing Full-Time (Registered or Certified) Dental Assistant needed for our busy, multi-doctor, general dental practice in Livingston County. Our ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology. Excellent organizational skills, as well as being a self-starter and team player. Experience with Dentrix and Cerec would be a plus! We offer a team-focused, positive work culture along with competitive pay and benefits.

Please submit a resume to debparks@comcast.net for immediate consideration!

 5-31-19   Lansing RDA Wanted

Looking for a Registered Dental Assistant to join our growing practice in Lansing. This highly motivated and positive dental assistant/superhero will help our team to prepare patients for oral examinations and assist in providing treatment. This position is full time and comes with excellent benefits. The right dental assistant will be familiar with digital radiography. They will also have a 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. Email your resume to   maegan@healthysmilesdentists.com

Maegan Burlingame, Human Resource Manager

Healthy Smiles Dental Care®

5-17-19    1-2 Dental Assistants Needed in Grand Blanc-Oral Surgery

Premier Oral Surgery & Implants, PLC in Grand Blanc is looking for one or two experienced dental assistants. Position is full time, 4 or 4 1/2 days per week.

You may drop a resume off  at 10683 S Saginaw St Suite A, Grand Blanc, MI 48439,  or fax Attn: Shelly to (810) 445-9971.

5-14-19    Dental Assistant Needed in Hartland

Cranston Family Dental in Hartland MI is looking for a dental assistant.
Resumes can be emailed to jodi@joecranstondds.com

5-9-19     Ann Arbor CDA/RDA with experience preferred. Blossom Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dependable dental assistant to join our wonderful staff.  We are a pediatric dental and orthodontic practice, so you must enjoy working with children.

Full time hours are Monday – Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Thursday 7:30am – 4:00pm and Friday 7:30am – 12:00pm.

CDA/RDA with experience is preferred.

Please email resume to apmjwc@sbcglobal.net, or fax to 734-971-3979.  You can also drop it off at our office at 3100 Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI.   Blossom Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

5-4-19       WANTED…  Dental Assistant Team Member in   Ann Arbor! Up to $20/hr.+!  Respect & Bonuses!

We are a fast growing, privately owned dental office in Ann Arbor, seeking a talented & enthusiastic Dental Assistant team member to join us in a great deal of fun. There are huge opportunities for advancement for everyone on our team & because of our unique bonus system & promotion policy…your income potential is essentially limitless:

  • Fast Growing, Top-Quality, Privately Owned Office
  • Huge Opportunity for Advancement
  • Limitless Income Potential!
  • Enjoyable, Respectful & Professional Environment
  • Full Educational Support & In-Practice Training
  • Flexible Hours….
  • Compensation is as high as $20/hour…even more with bonuses & incentives!

Your role will be vitally important to keeping our practice running smoothly & maintaining our valued patients in the highest level of dental health. As you are excited by these extraordinary opportunities…we look forward to hearing from you very soon!

Please email your resume & cover letter to jaffer@arbor-dental.com

Also call 734-975-0500

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

For more information about this position, please visit www.mydental.org and use the search feature.

1-31-2019      RDA wanted

Full time position available for RDA in Grand Blanc. Beautiful  well established practice with many of the latest technology’s. Must be professional, positive attitude and excellent people skills. Competitive pay plus benefits.
Email Resume to Emgdds@aol.com and write  “Asst Job” in the subject line.

2-12-19   Dental Assistant Needed-Troy

Are you looking for a position that will allow you to use all your skills in a fun, fast- paced environment? Our office is loking for full time dental assistant to join our team. If you are energetic, willing to learn, and seeking a position with room for advancement, please call 248 854 8778.  Square Lake Family Dentistry

2-14-19  Ortho Assistant Needed-Otisville

Very busy office looking for PART TIME (2 days a week) Orthodontic Assistant. This candidate must be a team worker, friendly, and manage a busy schedule with ease. Orthodontic experience required. Please email resume to:   glfdg380@aol.com

2-17-19   Assistant Needed-Chelsea

Looking for a Dental Assistant in our Chelsea location. If you are interested in a full time position please contact Maegan@healthysmilesdentists.com for more information. Excellent benefits, state of the art facility, wonderful doctors and great team members.

2-23-19  Dental Assistant Needed-Saginaw

General Dentist in Saginaw searching for a full time (M-Th) dental assistant. Experience preferred, RDA or CDA is not a requirement. Radiology certificate is required, but willing to work with the assistant to obtain this, if necessary. Desire a motivated, team player that is friendly and is caring of our patients. Dentist is mostly “hands-on.”   This is a smaller office geared toward high quality family dental care, not high production. Prefer someone that is able to handle some receptionist duties as needed and flexible enough to work at times with the other dentist in the office. Please send your resume to mertzdentistry@gmail.com

2-26-19  Dental Assistant Needed-Monroe

Westwood Dental is a fast paced and friendly general dentist office located in Monroe, MI. We are looking for a full time Dental Assistant starting mid-March! Approximate hours: Monday and Wednesday 12-7, Tuesday and Thursday 7:30-3:30, Friday 8:30-2:30. We have an amazing staff and great patients. For more details please email at winship2@gmail.com


2-28-19  Temp Assistant Needed-Saginaw

My office is seeking a Temporary Dental Assistant for approximately 6 weeks starting in March for a maternity leave- work days are Mon/Wed/Thurs 8am-5pm & Tues 8am-3pm. Please contact the office at 988-793-8920 if interested or for more information

2-28-19  Sub Sterilization Assistant Needed-Burton

Creekwood Dental  is in need of a sub sterilization assistant with experience  from March 16-mid May on Tuesday’s and Wednesdays plus April 4 and May 2. Please send resumes to:     Creekwooddental@Yahoo.Com

3-7-19    Dental Assistant Sought-Grand Blanc

Dental Care Team in Grand Blanc is looking to add a dental assistant to our busy, growing practice! We are looking for someone up beat & can handle a fast pace setting. It is a closing shift so must be able to work nights & weekends! There is some travel required for continuing education. Must have completed dental assistant program. We are looking to hire immediately, so please email your resumes to jennifer@dentalcareteam.com if you feel you would be a good fit for our team!

3-11-19    CDA or RDA Sought-Swart Creek

Dr. Gerald Ryan in Swartz Creek is looking for a chairside assisant for Tues. 7:30 – 4:30, Wed. 12:00 – 7:30, Friday 8:00 – 4:30. CDA / RDA preferred. Email address for resumes is: grryan2011@gmail.com

4-4-19 Chairside Assistant Needed-Okemos

Do you like to have fun and laugh while at work?  We have silly words that we use and have fun dress up days in our office!  If you are passionate about dentistry and feel like you are making a difference in the lives of children, you may be the right candidate for us! We have an amazing team of experienced and fun professionals who love to come to work every day.

We are looking for a full time Dental Assistant to fill an important role in our growing pediatric dental practice in Okemos, Michigan.  The candidate should be comfortable assisting restorative procedures on young children, must be radiology certified, and have current BLS certification.  CDA/RDA or a minimum of 2 years dental assisting experience preferred.  The right candidate must have the ability to work in a team environment, have experience with computerized charting and digital x-rays.  Pediatric experience is a plus!  Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to:  discoveradmin@mydiscoversmiles.com

4-8-19   Experienced Dental Assistant Needed

Looking for an organized, friendly experienced dental assistant who has interest in becoming part of a fabulous team. Office hours are Mon, thurs 9-5, tues, weds 9-7, fri 9-3 and possibility of 1 Saturday a month 9-3. Please forward your resume to christine@entiredentalcare.com

4-8-19    Ortho Assistant, scheduling coordinator and records tech needed

Munk Orthodontic has a few opportunities if your looking for a fun and adventurous team to be a part of. Orthodontic Assistant, scheduling coordinator and records tech…search is on. If you are customer service oriented and love a fast paced office please send your resume to juliew@munkortho.com

4-15-19     Patient Care Facilitator Needed-Jackson 


Looking for energetic, mission-driven patient care facilitator to join our innovative and harmonious team.

Must have experience in the following areas: management and communication, treatment presentation, billing, computer, and previous dental experience. We offer competitive wages based on level of experience, staff development and education opportunities, health insurance available and 401K.

We would love to meet you. Please bring your resume to Constance Smith DDS, 1931 Horton Road Suite #14 in Jackson, or email    contactus@Jacksonsmiledoctors.com.

 4-18-19    Dental Assistant Needed – Ithaca, MI

Willing to sub or looking for a full-time (Mon-Thurs) position?  Our office is looking for a motivated individual to join our team.  Fast paced general dentistry office with a fun and friendly atmosphere.  If interested email pineriverdental@gmail.com

 4-18-19   Full-time surgical assistant- Livonia and Plymouth, MI.  

Job Summary:

A Specialty Dental Office in Plymouth and Livonia is seeking a Full-time Dental Assistant. Candidates must have a high school education with post-high school courses in a dental-related area. Certification in dental assisting (CDA) or a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) certification is preferred. Candidates must possess strong listening skills with the ability to understand and carry out directions. Must be able to handle multiple tasks. Excellent customer service, organizational skills and paying attention to detail are required.

Kindest Regards,

Anjy Boussy
Office Manager

31636 Schoolcraft Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
Office: 734.522.7313 | Fax: 734.522.3203
Cell: 313-408-5233