EDDA Dental Assistant

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GVR Dental and Orthodontics, located in Green Valley Ranch, is growing and seeking an experienced Expanded Duty Dental Assistant, full-time, towards the end of summer - although we can be flexible on the start date as well! We take work-life balance seriously and offer a 4-day-a-week (Monday through Thursday) with only 1 Saturday per month. We are offering a $2000.00 Sign-On Bonus at this time!

At GVR, we have a fun, energetic team and one of the most patient, kind, down-to-earth doctors you'll find. We work hard but have fun while doing it. Our patients are our number one focus so providing the highest level of customer service is a top priority. Our ideal EDDA/Dental Assistant will be someone with a positive attitude and a team player and someone who is comfortable working independently. This position could potentially require travel to nearby offices so flexibility will be a necessity.

Office Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm
  • Saturday (1 per month) 8am-2pm

  • Welcome customers to the office with a smile
  • Prepare patients for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Undertake lab tasks as instructed
  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
  • Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked
  • Schedule appointments
  • Maintain accurate patient records and assist with presenting treatment plans
  • Basic EDDA duties

  • Proven experience as a dental assistant
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations
  • The ability to perform regulated 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; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred
  • Additional certification or training is an asset

We offer a competitive hourly rate, daily bonus opportunities, a robust benefits package, growth opportunities, training and mentorship.


  • EDDA Certificate
  • 1 or more years of experience
  • Experience with Denticon is a plus
  • CPR Certification
  • Willingness to travel

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