Job Description

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

SERVICE WORKERS Stamford/Greenwich, CT, US Apply:

Family Centers Inc. is seeking a certified Dental Assistant to support the dentist in the clinical care of our patients in our Federally Qualified Health Center at Wilbur Peck Court within walking distance of the Greenwich train station.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Prepare exam rooms, preparing instruments and materials and monitoring and updating
  • Assist the Dentist chair-side at all times, including passing and receiving of instruments, oral evacuation and retraction and preparation of materials
  • Take x-rays under direction of Dentist
  • Organize treatment room for each patient, including instruments, records, radiographs, and lab work
  • Conduct blood pressure and health history information as needed
  • Disinfect treatment room and operate equipment in accordance with OSHA, ADA and CDC infection control guidelines
  • Audit supplies monthly and document what is needed
  • Maintain and monitors laboratory procedures and cases
  • Disinfect and sterilizes instruments according to CDC/OSHA/ADA standards
  • Change dental solutions as outlined in manufacturers guidebook and maintains record manual
  • Responsible for equipment care and maintenance
  • Record treatment plans and periodontal charting into the dental / medical record
  • Scan informed consent forms, referral forms, and other related forms into the dental/medical record
  • Update MSDS book and A. manual
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Health Center Manager or Dentist




  • High School Diploma or Business Institute Certificate
  • Certification from accredited dental assisting program
  • DANB Radiation Health and Safety X-ray certification
  • DANB’s Infection Control Certificate (Pass exam within two months of hire)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Bi-lingual Spanish


Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 200 professionals and 2,500 trained volunteers work together to provide our communities with a wide range of responsive and innovative services.  Our multi- faceted network of health, education and human service programs give individuals and families the tools needed to establish a strong educational foundation, overcome complex and critical problems, carry on healthy productive lives and achieve personal improvement.


Family Centers is an EOE and offers a competitive salary, training, and generous benefits package.

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