• 1118 N Larkin Ave.
  • Joliet, IL 60435

(815) 725-4070

  • 1022 W. US Route 6
  • Morris, IL 60450

(815) 942-2133

  • 640 Bankview Dr.
  • Frankfort, IL 60423

(815) 469-4062

  • 1511 N. Convent St., Suite 300
  • Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 401-5260

  • 24023 W. Lockport St., Suite 109
  • Plainfield, IL 60544

(815) 439-4727

New Lenox
  • 1860 E Lincoln Highway
  • New Lenox, IL 60451

(815) 280-4222



Contact Us

Joliet Office
Morris Office
Plainfield Office
Frankfort Office
Bourbonnais Office
New Lenox Office

Contact Our Joliet Office

  • 1118 N. Larkin Avenue
  • Joliet, IL 60435
  • Phone: (815) 725-4070
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am – 5pm

Contact Our Morris Office

  • 1022 W. US Route 6
  • Morris, IL 60450
  • Phone: (815) 942-2133
  • Hours: Hours vary. Please contact office to confirm weekly hours of operation.

Contact Our Plainfield Office

  • 24023 W. Lockport St., Suite 109
  • Plainfield, IL 60544
  • Phone: (815) 439-4727
  • Hours: Hours vary. Please contact office to confirm weekly hours of operation.

Contact Our Frankfort Office

  • 640 Bankview Drive
  • Frankfort, IL 60423
  • Phone: (815) 469-4062
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am – 5pm*
    *Hours may vary. Please contact office to confirm weekly hours of operation.

Contact Our Bourbonnais Office

  • 1511 N. Convent, Suite 300
  • Bourbonnais, IL 60914
  • Phone: (815) 401-5260
  • Hours: Hours vary. Please contact office to confirm weekly hours of operation.

Contact Our New Lenox Office

  • 1860 E Lincoln Highway
  • New Lenox, IL. 60451
  • Phone: 815-280-4222
  • Hours: Hours vary. Please contact office to confirm weekly hours of operation.

Employment Opportunities

Chairside Orthodontic Assistant

Job Description:

Full Time: 32+ Hours/week

Position will be responsible for assisting the orthodontist when treating patients in the clinical area. Duties

  • Preparing and maintaining dental instruments and instrument transfer
  • Preparation of dental materials; sterilization of instruments, set up instrument trays; bracket set-up
  • Prepare patient: prophy with a slow-speed hand piece, etching and sealants; ligature removal and replacement;
    and wire removal and placement
  • Removing excess cement from brackets and orthodontic bands
  • Pouring impressions and trimming plaster models for lab and presentation
  • Delivering patient oral hygiene instructions
  • Record treatment information in patient records
  • Inventory control

Experience as an orthodontist assistant required.

  • Customer service focused with a friendly, warm demeanor
  • Must be dependable
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Posses above-average attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Computer proficient and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to take the initiative and be a pro-active problem solver
  • Team-oriented with a focus on the betterment of the group

The ideal candidate for this position would be an Illinois Qualified Dental Assistant and an RHS (Dental Radiology
Health & Safety Certified).

Front Desk Coordinator

Main Function:

Performs a variety of duties to support the patient flow at a multi-doctor orthodontic practice. Acts as the first
line of contact at the office and sets the tone for positive, productive appointments. Candidate must be able to
work independently and communicate effectively and professionally not only with patients, but also with co-workers. 
Must be a team player and have exceptional customer services skills. Appearance must be neat, clean, and polished.

Duties Include, But Not Limited To:
  • Guiding patients and parents through visit; act as facilitator for the patient
  • Preparation for daily patients
  • Checking in and out patients
  • Gathering new patient information
  • Scheduling appointments for patients
  • Telephone management
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of the front desk
  • Communication of basic financial information, receipt of payments
  • Processing Retention letters
  • Maintaining open communication with peers in other offices to share best practices
  • Participation and interaction with co-workers to promote positive work atmosphere

Administrative Manager

Main Function:

The Administrative Manager’s chief responsibility is to ensure the entire administrative team within Associated
Orthodontists operates efficiently and effectively focused on delivering quality patient care.  The goal is to align
the administrative team to the same operating procedures while holding these individuals to the same standard of
excellence with regards to skill set, attitude and engagement.

The Administrative Manager is responsible for the management of all Treatment Coordinators, New Patient Coordinators
and Front Desk Coordinators across Associated Orthodontists six locations. Confidentiality in handling employee
information is vital.  The Manager will display professionalism and empathy. Proven leadership skills are necessary
and the ability to motivate the team is a must. This person will work in conjunction with the other departments
within the practice to ensure the best possible patient experience from start to finish.


  • Promotes consistency across the practice regardless of location or doctor
  • Reviews efficiencies within each position and seeks ways to make improvements
  • Oversees the training programs for administrativenew hires
  • Conducts routine site visits to AO’s six offices and leads meetings to help manage and development team
  • Manages each team members’ development and helps facilitate continuing education
  • Oversees staffing of team members to ensure appropriate coverage at all times including instances of absences
  • Actively works with Finance, Clinical and Marketing team to troubleshoot, facilitate consistency, create
    initiaves and implement protocols
  • Openly communicates withoperations director to identify and troubleshoot issues
  • Performs special assignments from doctors and/or operations director to meet business needs and goals
  • Routinely attends leadership meetings


  • Promotes Associated Orthodontists at all times
  • Ability to identify and compassionately handle employee issues; always keeping operations directorapprised of
    any situations
  • Motivates team to create cohesive unit with an “how can I help you” attitude towards each other
  • Fosters open communication based upon respect and understanding between administrative team
  • Demonstrates professionalism and leadership at all times
  • Ability to manage information confidentially
  • Active in daily huddles and team meetings to share information and promote engagement
  • Reports weekly to the operations director
  • Actively works with leadership team
  • Actively works to self-develop


  • 4 years’ experience managing teams
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Experience with practice management and imaging software
  • Self-starter and motivated to excel
  • Must be enthusiastic, dependable, dedicated, team-oriented, and possess above-average attention to detail
  • Outstanding, effective communication skills both verbal and written
  • Experience as a Treatment Coordintor/New Patient Coordinator and Front Desk Coordinator preferred
  • Experience in the orthodontic and/or dental field necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Reports To:

Doctors and Director of Operations

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