Registered Dental Assistant

Huntington Beach Dental and Braces

Contact:Shannon Hansen
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 657-204-1233
Job Title: Registered Dental Assistant
Business Address: 7801 Center Ave Suite 101, Huntington Beach, CA 92647-3007

The RDA Tier 1/Hygiene Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to the dentist or hygienist, contributing to their efficiency and productivity. This role involves preparing and organizing treatment rooms for scheduled procedures, as well as cleaning, decontaminating, and sterilizing instruments. Additionally, the assistant is tasked with setting up trays and accurately recording treatment information on patient charts.

Ensure treatment room is stocked, sterilized and setup for each appointment
Readies patients for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patients.
Updates patient health history and personal information upon each visit.
Collaborates with other clinical staff to maintain the cleanliness and organization of lab and treatment rooms.
Charts procedures to include patient conditions, medical and dental histories, treatment procedures and patient comments.
Ensures all x-rays are up to date for the day’s procedures.
Ensures all x-rays are clear, clinically accurate, uploaded and labeled correctly.
Performs coronal polishing procedures as needed.
Reinforces treatment recommendations and educates patients on recommended procedures.
Charts and documents all procedures performed and outlines the next steps in treatment plans.
Maintains up-to-date periodontal charting, notifying the hygienist when needed.
Coordinates the office recall system with the hygienist, to ensure future appointments are scheduled before the patient leaves the operatory.
Ensures all treatment plans and consent forms are signed and on file.
Maintains inventory in hygiene rooms and assists with instrument sterilization as needed.
Assists in monitoring and confirming appointments as workload permits.
Maintains accurate records of all lab cases and conducts quality checks on lab work.
Assists the team in cleaning the office (trash, floors, restrooms, instruments, etc.).
Other duties as assigned by Lead RDA or Ops Leader.

High school diploma/GED; Associate’s degree or higher preferred
Must hold a valid certification as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in accordance with state regulations.
Demonstrated experience working as a dental assistant, with at least 1 year of experience in a clinical office setting, preferred.
Certification in CPR.
Knowledge of dental clinic procedures encompassing receiving, routing and scheduling patients, ordering supplies, and requesting related services.
Possesses knowledge of lab scripts, boxing, preparation, and logging procedures.
Ability to perform dental procedures, take x-rays, and chart patient information.
Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods.
Knowledge and skill in detecting signs of syncope, chock, or other side reactions to dental treatment in patients.
Thorough computer skills utilizing software used to store and retrieve patient and office information.
Knowledge of healthcare regulations and preventative measures (HIPAA confidentiality, infection spread, etc.)
Dedication to providing compassionate patient care, ensuring patient comfort, safety, and satisfaction throughout their dental experience.
Working knowledge of the English language; excellent oral and written communication.


Huntington Beach Dental and Braces is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care in a friendly, state-of-the-art environment. We are committed to building a best in class team that is passionate about delivering top-notch dental services and creating positive experiences for our patients. When you join our team, you’ll not only collaborate with industry-leading dental professionals but also be immersed in a dynamic work environment that encourages professional growth and provides opportunities to thrive.

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