Dental Technician Job Description

Dental technicians design, make and repair the dental appliances used for improving patients' appearance, speech or ability to eat.

Dental Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Dental Technician to join our team.


  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions;
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations;
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed;
  • Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked;
  • Welcome patients in the dental office;
  • Undertake lab tasks as instructed;
  • Schedule appointments;
  • Prepare patients for treatments/checkups ensuring their comfort;
  • Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures;
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry.


  • High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Well-organized and reliable;
  • Proven experience as dental assistant;
  • Excellent communication and people skills;
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations;
  • Additional certification, CEREC knowledge, Spanish speaking or training is an asset (e.g. EFDA);
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods;
  • Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus.