Kristi Reece Heartland Dental supported dental assistant
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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Req ID:
Supported Practice:
My Dentist
Dental Assistant
4520 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX 75462
Years of Experience:
1 year

This is where patients come first, and continuous learning is encouraged! Hard-working and motivated, the successful candidate will bring a passion for providing the best patient care to the communities they serve.

About This Office

Our team is passionate about delivering the highest quality dental care to our patients.

Benefits from Your Supported Practice

  • Paid Holidays and Time Off

  • Access to Daily Pay and Bonus Programs

  • Health Insurance
    with Free Virtual Care

  • Sponsored Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Free Dental for Yourself and Dependents, Minus Lab Fees

  • Health, Vision,
    and Life Benefits

  • Fitness and
    Mental Wellness Programs

  • Discounted Scrubs, Fitness Plans, and More

Growth Stories

“My office affiliated with a Heartland Dental supported practice in 2010, and it changed me for the better. For one, my office was on the verge of shutting down, and we all were able to keep our jobs. Secondly, Heartland has given me an opportunity to grow in a way I never could working for a private practice. I am so grateful.” 
Sylvia Fox, CDA Dental Assistant and Regional Dental Assistant Mentor
  • 2023 Facilitator for Invisalign® Fundamentals course and support for Hygiene Mentors conducting scanner training
  • 2022 Regional DA Mentor, responsible for quarterly hands-on DA workshops and Foundations For Success course facilitation
  • 2021 Course facilitator for Implant Continuum, Aesthetic Continuum and Clinical Essentials & Leadership Fundamentals workshops
  • 2019 DA Coordinator for all workshops in the region
  • 2018 Began doing setups for all new, or De Novo, offices in the region
  • 2010 Joined as a Dental Assistant (DA) with an office affiliation
Sylvia Fox
“As part of the Education team, I am able to work with dental assistants all over the country on their personal growth and development in a way that I never dreamed possible.” 
Sherrie Busby Dental Assistant Training Developer
  • 2022 OSHA/Infection Control trainer
  • 2015 Corporate Member of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)
  • 2014: Joined Education as a DA Training Developer
  • 2012 Mastery-level DA course facilitator
  • 2011 Regional DA Mentor in the Southeast
  • 2010 Sub-regional DA Mentor for Florida
  • 2009 Joined as a Dental Assistant (DA)
Sherrie Busby
“Heartland Dental has supported me as a Dental Assistant, Business Assistant, Dental Hygienist, and now as a Doctor. With the administrative support I get, I can focus on dentistry and building a team that meets our patients’ needs.” 
Dr. David Hurst Heartland Dental supported doctor
  • 2019 Graduated dental school; accepted a role leading a Heartland Dental supported office with guidance from an assigned doctor mentor
  • 2015 Began dental school; continued part-time as a BA and hygienist during school breaks
  • 2013 Accepted a role as a supported dental hygienist, securing the job pre-graduation to be able to start without delay
  • 2011 Began hygiene school; transitioned into a Business Assistant (BA) role with schedule flexibility to accommodate studies
  • 2011 Moved to a different Heartland Dental supported practice and received a pay increase
  • 2010 Joined as a Dental Assistant in an office that affiliated with Heartland Dental
Dr. David Hurst


  • Working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology Experience working in a patient- or customer-centered environment
  • If required under the state dental practice act, dental assistant certification and/or x-ray certification Excellent communication and organizational skills

Preferred Experience

  • Dentrix or other dental software experience
  • Dental assisting school certification

Heartland Dental Named One of America’s Greatest Workplaces + Greatest Workplaces for Diversity

Heartland Dental was recently recognized by Newsweek for two awards: America’s Greatest Workplaces and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity in 2024. These prestigious honors come after the organization was reviewed among 1.5 million large and mid-sized companies in a nationwide study and achieved a 5-star rating for both awards.

Heartland Dental

Heartland Dental provides exceptional service to more than 20,000 team members across 38 states and over 1,700 offices. Cementing itself as the largest, and still one of the fastest growing, Dental Support Organizations in the United States.

Each Heartland Dental supported office is unique to the community and the patients they serve. Supported doctors are the leaders of their practice and set forth their own clinical care philosophies. But all our partners are united by a common goal: delivering the highest quality dental care and experience.

At Heartland Dental, we welcome people from all walks of life to join in that goal. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to living our core values by providing equal opportunity for all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to join our team.

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