Licensed Dental Assistant

Job Description

Gentling Dental Care is looking for a MN licensed dental assistant to add to their growing team. Applicant will likely float between two of our offices as needed. We are looking for someone with a passion for dentistry, great patient care, positive attitude, and ability to work well as a team. We offer competitive pay, dental benefits, a bonus structure, holiday pay and vacation.

Gentling Dental Care takes care of patients of all ages and we're fortunate to be able to offer a full spectrum of dental services. Our company culture focuses on teamwork, having a positive/enthusiastic mindset, and being family oriented. Our patients may come first, but our staff are a close second! We greatly appreciate the outstanding staff we have here and we're looking forward to growing our team.

The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, energetic personality, attention to detail, and a passion for patient care and the dental field. Being a great team player and offering a helping hand when able helps keep office procedures running smoothly. If these qualities describe you, our clinic may be the perfect fit for you!


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Reliable and dedicated
  • Great teamwork
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude

Education & Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • Completion of a dental assistant degree/certification (Licensed in MN)
  • 1+ years in a dental office is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with EMR (electronic medical records) is a plus - our office uses Open Dental

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for doctors' access, suctioning, and passing instruments.
  • Educate patients and answer questions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Taking scans on patients for records
  • 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.

Work Hours

This position is full-time, Monday-Friday (half-day on Fridays).

  • Gentling Dental Care

    2210 North Broadway Avenue
    Rochester, MN 55906


    Call Us
    Phone: (507) 288-7379

    Mon: 8:00AM-5:00PM
    Tue: 7:30AM-5:00PM
    Wed: 7:30AM-5:00PM
    Thu: 7:00AM-5:00PM
    Fri: 8:00AM-12:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed