EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant) – Sarasota

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Job Posting: Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Company: Dr. Michael Bettner, DDS

Location: 3823 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239

About Us:

Dr. Michael Bettner, DDS, is a renowned dental practitioner dedicated to providing exceptional care to patients in Sarasota, FL. With a focus on restorative dentistry, oral surgery, and endodontics, Dr. Bettner and his team strive to deliver personalized treatment of the highest quality.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) to join our team at Dr. Bettner’s practice. As an EFDA, you will play a key role in assisting Dr. Bettner with various dental procedures, providing chairside support, and ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of our patients.


  • Assist the dentist during dental procedures, including restorative, surgical, and endodontic treatments.
  • Prepare and sterilize instruments, equipment, and treatment areas for each patient.
  • Perform expanded functions authorized by state regulations, such as placing and carving restorations, taking impressions, and fabricating temporary crowns.
  • Take and develop dental X-rays, as required.
  • Educate patients on proper oral hygiene practices and post-operative care instructions.
  • Maintain accurate patient records and documentation of treatment provided.
  • Ensure compliance with infection control protocols and OSHA regulations.
  • Assist with front desk duties, including scheduling appointments and coordinating patient flow, as needed.


  • Completion of an accredited dental assisting program.
  • EFDA certification or licensure in the state of Florida.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working as an EFDA in a dental practice.
  • Proficiency in chairside assisting techniques and dental instrumentation.
  • Strong knowledge of dental procedures and terminology.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to patient care and safety.

Pay Rate: $20-28 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.


  • Competitive pay within the specified range.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans.
  • Positive and collaborative work environment.

How to Apply:

If you are a skilled EFDA looking for a rewarding opportunity to join a reputable dental practice, we encourage you to apply for the Expanded Function Dental Assistant position at Dr. Bettner’s office.

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