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Dental Assistant/Trainee

Anchorage, AK 99508

Industry: Executive Job Number: 81881

Job Description

Job Title: Dental Assistant/Oral Surgery Trainee
Company: Client of Opti Staffing Group
Location: East Anchorage
Company Info: Opti Staffing Group is partnering with a premier dental practice to find a dedicated and detail-oriented Dental Assistant/Oral Surgery Trainee. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and advance your career in a supportive and professional environment.
What You’ll Do:
  • Assist during procedures, ensuring a smooth and efficient process.
  • Prepare patients for surgery, providing information and support to alleviate their concerns.
  • Sterilize and arrange dental instruments, ensuring all tools are ready for use.
  • Take and develop dental x-rays as required.
  • Maintain patient records, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Perform general office duties such as scheduling appointments and managing patient files.
  • Provide post-operative care instructions to patients, ensuring they understand the necessary steps for recovery.
  • Collaborate with the dental team to maintain a clean and organized work environment.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional certification or training in dental assisting is preferred.
  • Previous experience as a Dental Assistant or in a related field is a plus but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with patients and team members.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new techniques and procedures.
  • CPR certification or willingness to obtain it.

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Potential for career advancement within the practice.

If you are passionate about dental health and eager to start or advance your career in oral surgery, we encourage you to apply. Join the Opti Staffing Group and take the next step in your professional journey!

Just hit the “Apply” button above and you’re half-way home!
Or, send your resume to [email protected] or call 907-222-7009 and we’ll set up a time to meet!


Meet Your Recruiter

Crystal Belk
Executive Recruiter

I was born and raised in Alaska and am a mom to 1. We love camping and anything to do with water! I am closing in on my 1-year anniversary with Opti where I started as a receptionist and was promoted to Executive recruiter. Finding candidates their most ideal career match while assisting companies to hire the candidates they need has been so fulfilling and I am so thankful to have found a career that allows me to help my community.

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