Employment Resources

Once you graduate from the Sunrise School of Dental Assisting we can assist you in your job search!

Below are some websites that post various dental assisting related jobs as well as some job openings in our offices or other local dentist positions. You can also like us on Facebook to see job postings.

Please use the form at right to let us know how your search is going!

Job Resources

Available Jobs

Dental Assistant – Temp./Full Time
UNC, Chapel Hill
July 19, 2016

This position will assist in dental procedures and possibly surgeries. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Setting up trays
  • Periodontal charting
  • Intra-oral photos and radiographs
  • Administrative duties
  • Passing instruments or supplies to surgeon during procedures
  • Maintaining an unobstructed operative field, using surgical retractors, sponges, or suctioning and irrigating equipment
  • Covering patients with surgical drapes to create and maintain a sterile operative field
  • Gathering, arranging, or assembling instruments or supplies
  • Seating patients in a treatment area
  • Taking vitals
  1. Start Date: ASAP
  2. Work Schedule: FT, M-F 8am-5pm (sometimes procedures run a little later than expected)
  3. Required Skills: Experience working as a dental assistant
  4. Preferred Skills: Experience assisting in dental surgeries is a plus
  5. Anticipated Hiring Range: $16-$17.50/per hour
  6. Duration: 1-3 months (possibly longer)

To Apply, please out the following application:

AA/EEO In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

Dental Assistant – Full Time
Smile Starters – Multiple Locations
March 15, 2016

Dental Assistant needed for large multi-doctor practice that takes pride in making a difference in our community. We see patients aged 1 – 20 and need a DA II who loves to work with children! Must be a team player who is able to multi-task and work with a large staff seamlessly including assisting several doctors on the same day. No job too little! Variety is the spice of life! Experience preferred, but we are willing to consider a recent DAI graduate. Salary based on experience. Great benefits which include access to medical, dental and vision along with short term disability, long term disability and life insurance! 40 hour work week and flexibility with vacation days! Be prepared to bring all certifications to interview, including diploma, certifications and current CPR card. Interested candidates should submit their resumes to the follow emails based on location of interest:

Dental Assistant – Full Time
Cary, NC
March 3, 2016

Cary specialty practice is seeking a dental assistant to add to our growing team. This position is full time with benefits. The successful candidate will possess professionalism, be detail oriented, and have great communication skills. Interest and/or experience in periodontics & oral surgery is preferred. We are a chartless office utilizing Dentrix and Dexis software, along with cone beam imaging. If you believe you would be an asset to our practice, please forward your resume along with references to This is a great opportunity to join a quality team of dental professionals who care about their patients. Salary package is based on experience and professional qualities.

Dental Assistant – Part Time
Dr. Hong Chen – South Durham, NC
February 17, 2016

We are endodontist practice in south Durham area. We are currently looking for part time DAI who can work three days per week (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 AM to 5 PM). The wage ranges from $14/hr to $16/hr based on experience. If interested, please send your resume to

Dental Assistant – Full Time
Dr. Michael Willock – Chapel Hill, NC
February 3, 2016

Seeking a motivated dental assistant to join the team. Willing to help train the right candidate. Position is available immediately. For more information, or to submit your resume, please call Gwen at (919) 942-2154.

Dental Assistant – Part Time
Uptown Dentistry – Raleigh, NC
January 13, 2016

General Raleigh dental practice in search of a part-time dental assistant to join our team (working on Friday and Saturday, possible more days later). We are looking for someone who is dependable, hardworking, self-motivated and truly enjoys caring for and getting to know our patients, new grads are welcome! Knowledge of Eaglesoft and digital x-rays is a plus. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Helen Zhang DMD at

Dental Assistant/ Implant Coordinator – Full Time
Absolute Dental Lab
January 13, 2016

Full time opening is available for a Dental Assistant/Digital Implant Treatment Coordinator to join our stable and growing dental laboratory that has built a reputation for supplying its customers with exceptional quality and service. Candidate must have Dental Assistant certification with 2 years minimum chairside experience. Surgical or implant experience a plus but not required. Candidate will be responsible for coordinating and planning surgical guided implants, communicating with clinicians on case planning, marketing and delivering guided appliances, as well as, face-to-face in office visits with clinicians. Candidate must have excellent knowledge of oral cavity anatomy and dental terminology. Company will provide full guided implant planning training to qualified Dental Assistant.

Salary commensurate with experience. Full time employee benefits package: 401k, Health Insurance, Long Term Disability, UNC Wellness membership and more.

Please submit resume to No phone calls please.

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