Dental Hygiene Assistant


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Job title: Dental Hygiene Assistant

Company: Dental Care Alliance

Job description: Overview

We are looking for a Dental Hygiene Assistant in Westland, Michigan to assist our clinical team by providing a high level of patient care and satisfaction while operating in a team-based environment. This person will handle a variety of clinical duties for dental office operations that range in complexity and skill with pleanty of room to learn and grow. All aspects of the job require an exceptional level of customer service and communication skills.


The following dental hygiene assisting duties are noted; however, other duties may be assigned:

  • Distributes and collects completed documentation from patient including medical history.
  • Sets up and breaks down treatment rooms, cleans & sterilizes treatment room.
  • Sterilize & maintain equipment & instruments.
  • Upholds office policy including HIPAA & OSHA
  • Greets and escorts patients into operatories and escorts them out.
  • Performs assigned daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning & maintenance duties.
  • Reviews medical history and inputs into CPS. Asks initial consult questions from patient, records information and takes intra-oral pictures for doctor. Fills out exam notes as dictated by doctor.
  • Ability to take clinically appropriate xrays.
  • Obtain and review needed consent for patient treatment.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Completion of Dental Assisting Program preferred

At DCA we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them and recognize the value this brings to our patients and employees. DCA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees. We won't unlawfully discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law.

The DCA team is best characterized by the relationships we have with our patients and each other. We embrace collaboration which is necessary to innovate in today’s changing world of dentistry . Our culture encourages participation, diversity of thought, innovation, and strong execution.

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Location: Westland, MI

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