Friday, October 07, 2022

Office Manager for Dental Offices

Office Manager

  • An office manager for a dental offices acts as the liaison between the dentist and the employees of the office.
  • Oversees the responsibilities and duties of all the office personnel so that the office runs smoothly and efficiently.
  • Oversees hiring, job ad placements, screening resumes and interviewing candidates.

Regional/Multiple Office Manager

  • The regional manager oversees the operations of multiple offices within a geographic region. This position is usually required for corporate dental offices that own multiple offices.
  • The regional manager acts as a liaison between the corporate headquarters and the office manager of the individual offices.


  • Oversees account receivables and account payables.
  • Acts as the liaison between insurance companies and the dental office for submitting claims Submits balance sheets and profit/loss reports to the dentist. May process payroll.
  • May also delegate put reports together for the accountant and pay taxes for the business.


  • The accountant for a dental office has the responsibility to consult with the dentist about structuring the business to best handle taxation.
  • Advises the dentist about tax deductions and control expenditures.
  • Retrieves numbers and reports from the dentist or bookkeeper, then files the necessary tax forms.
  • Possibly handles payroll.
  • Completes fiscal year end federal and state tax forms.
  • Possibly handles fiscal year end 1099's and/or W-2's for payroll.