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Periodontal Surgical Assistant

Meridian Endodontics, Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
3.0 out of 5
Brookfield, WI
From $22 an hour - Full-time


Brookfield, WI

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance

Full job description

Surgical Assistant- Brookfield, Shorewood, And Oconomowoc

Meridian Endodontics, Periodontics, & Implant Dentistry is GROWING!

We are currently recruiting a FULL TIME Periodontal Surgical Assistant position, for our Brookfield, Shorewood, and Oconomowoc Locations.

Meridian Endodontics, Periodontics and Implant Dentistry is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our dental practice as a Periodontal Surgical Assistant. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting our dental team by assisting with various dental and surgical procedures, ensuring a smooth and efficient workflow. This position requires a combination of clinical expertise, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing exceptional patient care.


 Prepares patients for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patients.

 Provides support by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.

 Assist the dentist and hygienist during dental and surgical procedures, including but not limited to cleaning, extractions, root canals, and implant placements.

 Prepare and sterilize instruments, equipment, and treatment rooms for procedures.

 Take and process dental X-rays under the direction of the dentist.

 Maintain accurate patient records and documentation of treatments performed.

 Educate patients on proper oral hygiene practices and post-operative care instructions.

 Perform laboratory tasks, such as pouring and trimming models and preparing impressions.

 Uphold infection control protocols and maintain a clean and organized work environment.

 Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 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.

 Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

 Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.


 High School Diploma or Equivalent

 Knowledge of dental terminology, procedures, and instruments.

 Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

 Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining a high standard of patient care.

 Proficiency in dental software and electronic health records.

 CPR certification is preferred.

 Previous experience in a dental or surgical setting is an asset.

We offer a competitive salary, based upon experience, and an exceptional work environment. Interested candidates, please send resume.

Work Locations:

  • Brookfield
  • Oconomowoc
  • Shorewood

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Surgery


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person