The average wage for a Dental Receptionist in Kitchener, Ontario is C$19.49 per hour.

Job Description for Dental Receptionist

A dental receptionist conducts a number of tasks within a dental office and typically serves as the "first face" that clients see when they enter the office. They take greet new patients and file their insurance information into the office's computer system; they must process insurance information and communicated with insurers and patients. They also handle billing procedures, including sending itemized bills to patients.

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Dental Receptionist Tasks

  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
  • Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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Key Stats for Dental Receptionist

5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
57%

Skills That Affect Dental Receptionist Salaries

Scheduling
▲3%

Customer Service
▲2%

Insurance
▲2%

National Average
C$40,000

Years of Experience

5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 86%