If you are interested in being a Dental Receptionist then you will need to have some previous reception experience and a good knowledge of dentistry and how a practice works. You will ideally have some experience of dealing with customers and booking appointments.
You will need to be able to learn about the world of dentistry to be able to provide advice to customers calling or coming into the practice, these could be very general questions or relating to NHS patients, children, operations or specialist treatments.
If you have found a role in which you want to apply for, please see the below covering letter example. You can use this example letter for your job applications after amending it as suitable. It’s important your application letter to be unique to yourself.
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Dental Receptionist Cover Letter Example
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Application for the role of Dental Receptionist
I would like to apply for the role of Dental Receptionist that you have got advertised in (which publication and when).
I am an experienced receptionist that enjoys dealing with customers over the telephone as well as face to face. I have a good personality and feel that I am very thorough and efficient in my work. I have had experience of managing several diaries and making appointments and I feel that these skills are transferable to this role.
I am a very organised person, I manage my time and workload well and have a presentable and professional nature. I am keen to learn any new skills that I need to ensure that my work is done effectively and efficiently.
I can provide two referees for your consideration and I would be happy to answer any questions that you may have with regards to my skills and experiences. I am available to attend an interview at short notice and would be able to start with one weeks’ notice.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you in due course.