Dental Assistant

Dental Care Alliance

Springfield, MA, 01103

Compensation: from $25.00 per hour

Employee discounts


401k match

Health insurance

Dental insurance

COVID safe workplace

Friday, Jun 14, 2024

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT


Baystate Dental is expanding and seeking multiple full-time licensed dental assistants across multiple locations:

  • Chicopee, MA
  • Springfield, MA
  • West Springfield, MA
  • Belchertown, MA
  • Sturbridge, MA;
  • West Hartford, CT

The ideal candidate must possess an x-ray license for Massachusetts and preferably have recent dental assisting experience. We offer a competitive salary, sign-on bonus, production bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package!


  • Prepare treatment rooms for patients by following prescribed procedures and protocols, ensuring a clean and organized environment.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provide helpful information to patients and employees by promptly answering their questions and fulfilling their requests.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
  • Assist in obtaining diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies, as well as pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Ensure patients’ appearance and ability to chew by fabricating temporary restorations and cleaning/polishing removable appliances.
  • Assist the dentist in managing dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and an updated emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Accurately document dental care services by charting in patient records, ensuring comprehensive and organized documentation.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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.