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Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Are you a dynamic and kind-hearted Registered Dental Assistant ready to make a real difference in the health and lives of patients in West Michigan? Keep on reading – your search may end with MI Smiles Dental! We’re not just a dental practice – we’re a community. With over 45 amazing years of commitment to our team and patients, we offer a unique blend of professional growth, recognition, and communities that truly value your talents.

We’re a friendly bunch dedicated to creating a positive and supportive workplace. We’re passionate about learning and growing professionally, and most importantly, we believe in delivering top-notch care for everyone who walks through our doors, whether it’s their first first or their 100th.

  • Grow With Us: For this position we are looking for an RDA with experience in General Dentistry, but don’t get discouraged if you’re not there yet! We’ve got a tuition reimbursement program to help you get your CDA and RDA. Remember, we’re here, enthusiastically cheering on our teams growth every step of the way!
  • A Joyful Workplace: Come join us in an environment that’s all about laughter, team-work, and a shared passion to transform dental visits into a positive, fun-filled experience for all patients.
  • Expert Training & Support: Enjoy top-notch on-the-job training across a variety of dental procedures. We’re here to make sure you’re well-prepared to meet the needs of all our lovely patients.
  • Competitive Benefits: We’re thrilled to offer you a rewarding package that includes not only competitive pay but also comprehensive benefits. Plus, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to advance your career within our supportive office. We can’t wait for you to join us!
  • Wide Range of Opportunities: If you’re interested in widening your impact, skills, and experience, MI Smiles Dental offers a treasure trove of opportunities to do it.

About You:

You’re a skilled Registered Dental Assistant who’s seen it all in a General Dentistry setting. You’re all about making a difference and it shows. With your top-notch communication skills, team-player attitude, meticulous attention to detail, and a never-ending desire to learn, you really stand out from the crowd!

Does that sound like you?

[YES] Fantastic! You’re just the superstar we’re looking for. Keep reading to find out how you could shine at MI Smiles Dental.

[NO] That’s okay! It’s just as important that we’re the right fit for you. We truly value a team that’s genuinely joyful in what they do in their role.

As an experienced Registered Dental Assistant, your roles will be multifaceted and essential to our team’s smooth operation:

  • Assisting with Precision: We’ll rely on your expertise to assist during various dental procedures, making sure our team works smoothly and patients feel comfortable. This includes the handy skills of placing sealants and sedative restorations.
  • Restoration Guru: You’ll be our go-to person for fabricating and temporarily cementing crowns, and able to place class one resin restoration surfaces. Your talent in composite and amalgam restorations will be greatly appreciated.
  • Preparation Whizz: You’ll help to get our patients and the operatory ready for treatments, setting everything up for the best possible dental care. This includes in-office whitening procedures.
  • Health and Safety Champion: We’ll count on you to uphold our high standards of health and safety, keeping everything sterile and making sure we’re following strict infection control measures.
  • Post-Care Guide: You’ll be there to provide clear and helpful advice on oral care after treatment, helping our patients towards a smooth and speedy recovery.
  • Detail Detective: Your skills with top-tier dental technology will help us to take final impressions and dental X-rays, capturing every detail for a comprehensive treatment plan.
  • Inventory Master: We’ll need you to keep an eye on our dental supplies, making sure our practice runs like clockwork.
  • Patient Record Keeper: You’ll be responsible for maintaining accurate and detailed patient records, tracking treatments, patient communication, and medical history.
  • Dental Health Educator: You’ll be our patients’ friendly guide to optimal oral care practices. You’ll share essential knowledge they need to keep their smiles bright and healthy, even when they’re not in our office.
  • Patient Comfort Specialist: We’ll depend on you to assist and oversee the administration of Nitrous oxide, ensuring both the safety and comfort of our patients.

At MI Smiles Dental, we take pride in our core values and we seek individuals who share these guiding principles:

Our commitment extends beyond providing excellent dental care. We strive to create stable dental homes for the communities we serve, with our actions deeply rooted in our core values. We are ethical, engaged, and team-oriented. Our approach is systems-based, focusing on acting for the greater good, promoting positivity, understanding and practicing stewardship, and being results-oriented.

We’re not only dedicated to our patients but also committed to the people, their smiles, and the stories they bring with them. Demonstrating our commitment to community service, we aim to give back through initiatives like our Smiles from the Heart Free Dental Days.

Ultimately, all our values and focus boil down to… our mission: to give people a better quality of life, the ability to smile with confidence, and enable them to have better overall health by improving their oral health. Our mission drives everything we do and is the core of our practice.

Ready for a fulfilling career that makes a real difference in people’s lives and supports your personal growth? Well, you’re in the right place! We’d love to welcome you into our MI Smiles Dental community. Please don’t wait, apply today and capture the opportunity to contribute to our 45+ year mission!