[Your letterhead, if desired; if not, your return address]
[Date of letter-month, day, and year]
[Recipient's first and last names]
[Street or P.O. box address]
[City, State ZIP code]
Dear [recipient's name]:
I am writing in response to your advertisement for the position of dental assistant in your office. Along with this letter, I have enclosed my resume, which details my qualifications. I have accumulated 8 years of relevant experience as a dental assistant in a large, busy dental practice office. Throughout my career, I have received the highest possible reviews from both managers and dental patients.
I would welcome the opportunity to interview for your office's dental assistant position, which would be an ideal match for my qualifications and interests.
Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you.
[Sender's first and last names]