Dental Assistant

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The dental assistant is the extended hand of the dentist and a vital member of the dental health professional team. Job duties include setting up the operatory for each patient, greeting and seating patients, preparing the patient for the dental exam or treatment, making accurate chart notes in Dentrix, performing x-rays, assisting the dentist in all dental procedures, and educating patients in dental hygiene, post-operative care, and fillings, etc.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited school in dental assisting or one-year experience as a dental assistant required, three years preferred.  Experience with dental front desk preferred. Must have and maintain a current Basic Life Support (CPR) certificate.  Working knowledge of computer required.  Previous experience with dental software preferred.


EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:  Graduation from high school or equivalent, preferred.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: Bilingual preferred. 




LOCATION:  Anchorage, AK 


LAST UPDATED ON:    July 31, 2020



Medical clinic: Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Dental clinic: Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–12 p.m., 1–5 p.m.

Pharmacy: Mon.–Fri. from 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.


Main phone number: (907) 743-7200

Medical Clinic: (907) 743-7201

Dental Clinic: (907) 743-7202

Pharmacy Refill Line: (907) 743-7208

Medical Records fax: (907) 743-7255

Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center

4951 Business Park Blvd

Anchorage AK 99503

ANHC is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233 (g)-(n).

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