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Lakeshore Community Health Care


February 12, 2024



Who is LCHC?

LCHC was founded in 2012 and is an independent non-profit organization that maintains 3 clinics located in Sheboygan, Manitowoc, and West Bend. We are a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) that provides preventive medical, behavioral (mental) health care, and dental care. We believe everyone has a right to quality healthcare, regardless of insurance status or income level. No patient will be turned away due to the inability to pay for care.


The Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting the dentist with clinical procedures that includes exposing and processing x-rays, taking alginate impressions, and screening emergency patients. The employee will be expected to assist in four-handed dental procedures including but not limited to: initial exams, periodontal maintenance, amalgam and composite restorations, endodontics, oral surgery, crown and bridge work, and removable prosthodontics.


· Chart oral conditions as dictated by dental providers.

· Obtain, interpret, and evaluate personal, medical and dental histories for all patients.

· Identify patients’ needs using appropriate forms of communication.

· Prepare and assist with the administration of local anesthesia.

· Prepare the handpieces for laboratory and operatory use.

· Prepare the mounting and articulation of study models for providers & patients review.

· Prepare and assist with various restorations, applications, procedures, and impressions.

· Perform all other duties as assigned.


· Knowledge of all dental specialties, terminology, and procedures used.

· Ability to practice patient and operative safety measures during radiation.

· Knowledge of all clinical proficiency in selection and transfer of instruments in operative dentistry.

· Maintains all dental equipment and supplies, personal safety and hygiene, and proper infection control protocol in compliance with CDC and OSHA regulations & guidelines.

· Ability to effectively communicate with staff and patients.

· Should be a critical thinker, detail-oriented, and a self-starter while taking initiative.

· Ability to proficiently use the AED machine.


· High school diploma or equivalent required.

· Graduate from a Dental Assistant Program.

· Current CPR/Basic Life Support Certification upon hire or willing to obtain & renew as needed.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.18 - $20.72 per hour



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible schedule

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Professional development assistance

Retirement plan

Tuition reimbursement

Vision insurance


10 hour shift


Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


Desired Start Date

$19.18 - $20.72 per hour

Dental Assistant

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