Clinical Dental Assistant

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Spear, our mission is to help dentists and their teams pursue and achieve “Great Dentistry.” Spear drives dental practice growth by advancing our clients clinical skills, improving their practice management capabilities and enhancing the patient experience by leveraging both our deep dental expertise and our technology forward solutions. We offer holistic solutions that include a full learning management system, a practice consulting service supported by a robust analytics platform and industry experts, and patient engagement tools that complement the normal workflows within a dental practice. In addition, we deliver live, collaborative education led by the brightest clinical and business minds in dentistry through virtual seminars and events, as well as through hands on learning opportunities at our state-of-the-art campus in scenic North Scottsdale. 

Job Description

Let your clinical expertise shine in an exciting new environment at Spear! The Clinical Lab Assistant will produce models for Spear’s on-site courses, while working as a right hand to our faculty and clients during workshops and chairside in our clinic. This role ensures all needs are met and a world class experience is provided. You are a detail-oriented, high-performing lab and clinic assistant passionate about having a positive impact on our clients.

Job Duties:

  • Assist the Resident and Visiting Faculty during courses to ensure that all of the participants’ needs are being met
  • Responsible for high volume production of in-house models for workshops
  • Building, setting up and breaking down of workshops
  • Provide chairside assistance in our clinic to support Resident Faculty, their patients and content creation
  • Communicate with Resident Faculty for full comprehension of treatment plans and fully execute expected details of case
  • Document accurate notes and reporting in patient charts
  • Assist in photography that will be used in content creation
  • Ensure equipment and tool maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs
  • Control supply inventory by checking stock, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for, and verifying receipt of supplies
  • Ensure OSHA compliance of workshops and lab and complete understanding of HIPPA


  • 2+ years of experience as a dental assistant preferred or willingness to obtain certification
  • Dental Assisting License preferred 
  • Must be available weekends
  • Strong knowledge of dental products and uses preferred
  • Radiography certification preferred
  • Osha/Infections certification preferred

Additional Information

As the leader in our industry, we rely on the creativity and expertise of our people to deliver the best for our clients. In return, we invest in our employees by offering a diverse suite of benefits. We believe in offering choice and flexibility to keep our employees and their families healthy and happy today forward.

  • Great Work/Life Balance - Unlimited time off program along with paid time off for volunteering. We also have shorter meetings times and Core Hours to help support a healthy work life balance for employees in all time zones!
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellness Benefits - Medical (including your pets!), Dental, & Vision benefits and a 401k with a generous match. We also offer Maternity & Paternity Leave. Additional benefits include Mental Health Day, and the Maven Maternity & Health Joy apps.
  • Company Sponsored Events - Think costume contests, annual Wellness Day, May the 4th be with you, Friday afternoon "Get Giphy With It", team builders, and 5k’s!
  • Career Development Pathways - Career development through continuous coaching, training, and on the job learning along with a quarterly review process.
  • Remote and Hybrid Work Options - You can work remote, onsite, or anywhere in between! We know great talent lives all over! If you don't live in Arizona and are interested in working at Spear, we will consider each state on a case-by-case basis due to the implications of doing business in each state.
  • STRIVE Program - Our peer recognition program that helps us celebrate one another's efforts and accomplishments. We like to recognize and reward the most amazing coworkers around!
  • DE&I - We care about each other and have our Spear Collective groups to support this to ensure everyone feels a strong sense of belonging.
  • Transparent Communication - We believe in a collaborative and trustworthy workplace with bi-weekly Company Wide All Hands Meetings and weekly 1:1's. We also send out weekly Office Vibe surveys to all employees for insights and feedback - we listen so we can make positive changes!

Spear Education deeply values diversity and what it brings to our communities and our organization. 

Everyone is welcomed here, regardless of how you look, your physical abilities, where you come from, when you were born, what you believe in, how you identify, who you love, how you think, and whether or not you have served.

We seek to create a culture where each person feels heard, supported and engaged in a positive, empathetic way. 

We are allies in, and advocates for, our shared humanity.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.