NASHA HUNTER DDS, PLLC Pediatric Dental Assistant Sugar Land, TX · Full time

Providing dental assisting care to patients


A Day in the Life of a Dental Assistant at Sweetpea Smiles 

On any given day at Sweetpea Smiles, you can expect to encounter the following: 

  • Arriving at 7:30am for morning huddle at 7:35am with your team to be ready to open the doors at 7:50am to see the 8:00am appts.   
  • Bringing patients and parents back on time while updating medical history 
  • Taking x-rays and guiding patients and parents through each step of the appointment 
  • Keeping up with checklists and office scripts to make sure we are all on the same page 
  • Being personable with patients as you would be with your own child 
  • Proactively promoting same-day dentistry 
  • Accurately entering the treatment plans and clinical notes 
  • Effectively communicating pre/post-op instructions and scheduling the patient's next appointment 
  • Getting the operatory clean and completely set up for each patient 
  • Serving 50-70 patients each day as a team 
  • Working with a team of 6-10 other dental assistants, providers and administrators who encourage and support each other to make the day great! 
  • Supporting the dentists and hygienists chairside with all aspects of the procedures 
  • Restocking operatories daily and contributing to supply and inventory management 
  • Keeping all areas of the office clean including restrooms, breakroom, and waiting rooms 
  • Using all equipment with care and ownership 
  • Improving daily on essential tasks such as taking quality x rays, suctioning, and patient care 
  • Finishing the day on time, on a positive note and looking forward to another great day at the office! 


$15 - $20 per hour