August 27, 2017


The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry has full-time permanent Dental Assistant openings in Pediatric Dentistry. UI offers an exciting opportunity to work in a teaching environment with dental students/health care professionals of tomorrow providing clinical chairside dental assistance to faculty and graduate dental students in treatment of dental patients. Interacting with patients, assisting with the management of patients, training dental students in operation of the clinic, developing radiographs, and chair-side dental assisting. Will assist multiple providers.

Hours are Mon.-Fri., 8-5. UI provides a liberal benefit pkg including: 21-36 pd holiday/vacation days/year (based on length of employment); up to 18 pd sick days/year; retirement, health & life insurance plans; staff-tuition scholarship eligibility after 1 year. Transportation via UI vanpool possible for individuals in outlying communities. Competitive salaries. Applicants must have: successful completion of ADAA accredited dental assistant program or 24 full-time months chairside dental assisting experience in 4-handed dental practice; Iowa certificate of dental assistant registration; and State of Iowa radiology certification.

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Do you have an opportunity for an EXCELLENT Dental Assistant?

August 27, 2017


Atlantic Dental Center
Join a dynamic, progressive dental practice in Southwest Iowa!
Two dentists  seeking a dental assistant to replace a 42 year employee and join a staff of 11 great team members! 
Four day work week.  State of the art equipment and facilities. 
Competitive salary and benefit package includes retirement and profit sharing plans; two weeks vacation during your first year! 
Experience preferred but will train a new grad with outstanding people skills. For more information, call 712-250-0449 or email

August 27, 2017


Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and recognized for your efforts? We have comfortable working atmosphere, a wonderful patient population, an enthusiastic team, and a sincere dentist dedicated to quality care. We’d love to have you join us immediately, starting 15-20 hours per week and quickly leading to 30+ hours. We’re looking for a team-player with a great attitude and a strong work ethic as our first priorities, one who can ensure excellent customer service and take on some basic dental tasks. Please send a resume and a paragraph about yourself to We look forward to meeting you!

Dental assistant responsibilities include:

Welcoming, preparing and comforting patients for treatments
Select and setup instruments, equipment and material
Sterilize instruments according to regulations
Encourage patients, provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
Keep the dental operatories clean and well-stocked
Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures


Proven experience as a dental assistant
Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
Understanding of health and safety regulations
Ability to perform non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus
Good computer skills
Excellent communication and people skills
Attention to detail
Well-organized and reliable
High school diploma and a graduate from dental assistant school is preferred

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.50 /hour

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