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Dental Assistant

Job Number: SDHC-200-210-003

Number of Hours: 20 hrs/week

Location: Gwinn, MI

Description: Supports dental care delivery by preparing the following; treatment room, prepares patient for treatment, maintains instruments and equipment and materials. Aid dentist in passing instruments and materials while treating patients. Performs any other expanded duties as in compliance with the dental practice act. Aids in duties at the front desk as needed.

Education, Training, Licensing and Credentialing


  • Post high school vocational/specialized training; certification from a recognized Dental Assistant program; current or temporary Michigan DA license or completion of x-ray certification

  • BLS or CPR certification


  • Registered Dental Assistant

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility.
UGL receives funding from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.