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Aerotek Dental Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts


The Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting in the performance of quality, caring dentistry and to aid the doctor smoothly and unobtrusively. This position performs clinical procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist. The assistant gets the patient ready, prepares the room and equipment and assists the dentist during treatment. Adheres to all required OSHA and health regulations.

Job Description:

  • Assists the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures and obtains/develops dental radiographs (x-rays)

  • Prepares and sterilizes instruments and equipment

  • Ensures patient comfort before, during, and after dental treatment

  • Provides patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)

  • Educates patients on oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)

  • Communicates effectively with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)


  • 6 Months+ experience required

  • Experienced and comfortable in a patient care setting

  • Ability to manage a workflow of 15+ patients per day

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.