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  • Location: Columbia, South Carolina
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1045

Orthodontic Dental Assistant / Private Practice

We are seeking a qualified Orthodontic Dental Assistant for an immediate opening in Columbia, SC! Not only are we committed to our patients and providing the best possible care at all times, but we are also fun to be around! With movies and music playing, and our pediatric patients joining in the fun, it is the best of both worlds – work and play!

We offer the following compensation package:

  • Between $18 and $25 an hour (depending on experience
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • IRA Retirement Plan with employer match
  • PTO
  • Vacation days
  • Paid holidays
  • Much, much more!

About Us:

Established in 2008, our convenient private practice in Conway, South Carolina has provided an endless number of families with top-notch care. With years of combined experience, all our providers focus on translating this knowledge into the best care in the field. We derive our satisfaction from providing for each family need and even provide same day appointments. We are a multi-service practice that provides the spectrum of pediatric and adult services for general dentistry, pediatric care, root canals, and oral surgery including whitening, tooth colored fillings for restorative dentistry, and child and adult porcelain crowns and bridges are all available.

Orthodontic Dental Assistant / Private Practice


  • Make sure patients and parents feel welcome
  • Prepare patients for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Undertake lab tasks as instructed
  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
  • Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked
  • Maintain accurate patient records


  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • Must have current CPR and BLS certification.
  • X-ray certified by an ADA, DANB or SCDA approved course
  • Nitrous certified by an ADA, DANB or SCDA approved course
  • Able to be credentialed for hospital sedation a plus!

Orthodontic Dental Assistant / Private Practice

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