The PAR works under the Office Manager (OM). The PAR serves as the initial contact for patients either by phone or when they arrive at the practice. The PAR professionally greets all patients and answers all calls made to the office. The PAR collects all demographic patient information and properly enters that information into the dental software system. The PAR checks patients in who present for treatment and notifies staff of their arrival. PARs also handle patient scheduling, and collect outstanding balances, and provide patients with treatment financing options.