Dental Assistant - Surgical

Job Locations US-VA-Falls Church
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Dental Associates of Northern Virginia is seeking a Surgical Dental Assistant to work between our 4 dental offices located in Falls Church, Vienna, Fairfax, and Burke, Virginia. This is a part-time position working Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Surgical Dental Assistant we select will be a team player with exceptional customer service skills; have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia; a minimum of 1 - 2 years' dental assistant experience; and surgical dental assistant experience. 

As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 280 affiliated dental practices throughout thirteen states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists.


Assist in surgical operations under the supervision of the dentist. Prepare operatory by setting up surgical instruments and equipment, sterile drapes and sterile solutions as required. Assemble sterile and non-sterile equipment; adjust and check to ensure proper working order. Prepare patients for surgery and observe patients vital signs and assist dentist during surgery.


During surgery pass instruments and other sterile supplies to dentist, hold surgical instruments as directed by dentist, and help apply dressings. Operate sterilizer, lights, or suction machines. Clean operatory after surgery.


  • Must have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia
  • Experience working as a Surgical Dental Assistant 
  • A minimum of 1 - 2 years' Dental Assistant experience
  • Must be able to travel to our 4 dental offices



Additional benefits for full-time employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental services 
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Paid time off
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • 401k to name a few





DCA Mission

We improve the practice of dentistry by partnering and supporting our dental professionals, so they can create a lifetime of healthy smiles for their patients.



DCA Vision

To be the trusted partner of choice for the industry’s best dental professionals.




Unleash Career Potential—of our employees and partners
Service Excellence—to our professionals, patients and families
Meaningful Contribution—all can make a difference
Integrity First—in all we do
Leadership—in our field and we assume accountability
Excellence in Action—we are committed to get the job done



Our mission, vision and values are a vital part of our everyday interactions with all employees, and most importantly, with patients and families.


You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together. 


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