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Dental Assistant

Pippin Dental & Braces Indianapolis Full-Time
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Ready to change lives (including your own)? We are dedicated to creating a world of happy, healthy smiles. We believe every person deserves access to quality, affordable dental care -- and this mission drives everything we do. We are looking for a Dental Assistant ready to create memorable patient experiences. We are not your typical dentist office, so if you are ready to have fun and make a difference, keep reading!

Below are the basics of this role:

The Dental Assistant provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with treatment.

  • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient
  • Guide parents and patients through our processes before treatment
  • Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions
  • Prepare patient for examination and treatment
  • Take x-rays and save to patient charts
  • Responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene bay and operatory rooms
  • Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures
  • Mix amalgam, cement, pulp paste and prepare impression materials
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment
  • Clean chairs and rooms
  • Assist professional dental staff with treatment:
  • Document patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in patient chart
  • Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures
  • Pour, trim and polish impression casts
  • Fabricate custom impression trays
  • Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards

Ready to do more than the basics and be super awesome?

  • Have fun and make sure our patients are having fun too
  • Provide memorable patient experiences by showing compassion for our patients and parents
  • Get out into your community -- participate in local events including school screenings, presentations and any opportunity to promote a positive image of us
  • Look around and do more than you are asked to do by assisting with other office duties as needed
  • Participate in morning huddles (hey, even ask to run one!), let your peers know how much you appreciate them, highlight great examples of customer focus, collaboration etc
  • Integrity, always do the right thing!
  • Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

**SATURDAYS ONLY**

And yes, there are requirements for this role:

  • Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent.
  • X-ray certification, other certified dental assistant credentials are required (state and position specific)

Take care of our patients and we will take care of you:

We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as growth opportunities to our full --time employees. Other benefits include: medical, dental, vision and optional life insurance. We also offer short and long term disability, 401K with match, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, company holidays and much much more!

Skills required

Prescription
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Setting Appointments
Blood Pressure
Patient Services
Diagnostic Procedures
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Visiting the dentist doesn’t have to be scary. As one of the best dentists in your area, our Pippin Dental team of experienced professionals is committed to making your visit as easy and comfortable as possible.

To Battle Childhood Tooth Decay
Childhood tooth decay is all too common, but we believe the best way to combat it is with education. During a visit to Pippin Dental, adults and children alike can learn about how diet, home dental care, and other habits can affect oral health.

To Offer Each Patient a Customized Experience
Every patient is unique, so we create a personalized treatment strategy for each one. Whether you have concerns about visiting the dentist or affording your visit--or you’re just due for a cleaning--we’re here to help.

We’re committed to serving as an affordable dentist for children and families. We’re proud to offer:
- Kid-friendly waiting areas and treatment rooms
- Flexible payment options, including a discount plan, various payment options, and acceptance of most insurance, including Medicaid
- Appointment scheduling that accommodates busy families
- Customized treatment options

We’re excited to have an opportunity to serve your family!

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