Dental Assistant Job at SALT Dental Partners, Jersey City, NJ

  • SALT Dental Partners
  • Jersey City, NJ

Job Description

Heights Orthodontics, a new and exciting orthodontics office located in Jersey City Heights, offers exemplary, convenient, and cost-efficient orthodontic care in a fun and welcoming environment, through exceptional customer service and community outreach efforts. We are seeking a  highly motivated  dental assistant with excellent verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills to assist with initial patient consults and regular check-ups.

The successful candidate should have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to ensure the safety of patients during dental procedures as well as an ability to demonstrate patience and provide a safe and welcoming environment for patients. The candidate must also be willing to work in a highly fast-paced environment and be available during all open office hours:

  • Monday 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday 9am-6pm
  • Friday 9am-5pm
  • Every other Saturday 9am-2pm

Responsibilities include :

  • Maintaining accurate records of patients' oral health histories and treatment progress.
  • Ensuring that all orthodontic instruments and equipment are properly sterilized before each use.
  • Taking intraoral X-rays of patients’ mouths.
  • Taking photographs of patients’ teeth to aid the Orthodontist in developing treatment plans and to document patient progress.
  • Taking intraoral sans of patients’ teeth for the fabrication of customized Invisalign and retainers.
  • Removing and replacing wires, coil springs, and elastic bands and placement of Invisalign attachments.
  • Educating patients on proper oral hygiene practices and braces aftercare.
  • Disinfecting patient areas and sterilizing orthodontic instruments.
  • Participating in office events such as community outreach efforts and continuing education courses.

Pay: $18.00 - $23.00 per hour DOE

Expected hours: 35 per week


Requirements :

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Proven experience working as an orthodontic dental assistant.
  • Sound knowledge of various orthodontic procedures and practices.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Must speak Spanish.


  • Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)


  • X-Ray Certification
  • Coronal Polish


Compensation commensurate with experience.

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Saturday,

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