Dental Assistant Jobs

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Hudson, NY
compensation: tbd at the interview employment type: part-time QR Code Link to This Post Looking for a PART-TIME Orthodontic Assistant to work 3 days/week: Mondays (9-5), Wednesdays (11-7), and...
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Lakewood, CO
compensation: Compensation based upon experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Progressive state of the art dental practice seeking a rockin assistant to join our rockin...
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Lakewood, CO
compensation: Based on Experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Are you a dependable, motivated, self-starter looking for a long term career? If so, look no further. We are...
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Murfreesboro, TN
employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post We are seeking an exceptionally skilled registered dental assistant to join our dental team. This is an immediate opening. Please only apply if you are ...
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Kennewick, WA
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Want to have FUN while working? Join us at Walla Walla Orthodontics, where we take extra special care of our patients! The...
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Phoenix, AZ
employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Exciting opportunity for Orthodontic Dental Assistants! Our specialty practice is expanding, and if you are looking for a great opportunity to develop...
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Dallas, TX
employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Successful practice looking for a Registered Dental Assistant in Dallas We are looking for someone to join our tight-knit team, committed to deliveri...
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Hampton, VA
is hiring a dental assistant FULL TIME. Hours each day will vary and schedule will be 4 to 5 days per week. Must have at least 1 year of private practice experience and be x-ray certified. Please email...
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Green Bay, WI
ype: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Are you an experienced, enthusiastic, goal oriented dental assistant who wants to provide exceptional care? We are looking for you! Our unique practice offers ...
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Santa Monica, CA
Post Cosmetic and General dental practice is immediately hiring a full-time (4 to 5 days/wk) dental assistant for a permanent position with our great team. Cerec machine and Dentrix software. Professio...
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Savannah, GA
ype: full-time QR Code Link to This Post We are seeking a full time experienced, dependable Dental Assistant who is highly-motivated, has excellent verbal communication/patient care skills and great work...
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Detroit, MI
staff, while delivering dentistry to patient who will appreciate YOU! We are looking for a dental assistant with at least one year of experience and who is also proficient in Dentrix. Our fee for service...
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Detroit, MI
Code Link to This Post Fast paced, fully computerized dental office looking to add additional dental assistant to the team. You will be responsible for working with the dentist during dental procedures...
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Gold Canyon, AZ
general dentistry practice located in Gold Canyon. We are seeking a full time experienced dental assistant. Someone who is a team player and hard worker that is self motivated. The ideal candidate mus...
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Papania Family Dentistry - Gulfport, MS
Gulfport, MS We are looking for a Full Time experienced Dental Assistant to start immediately for our busy private dental office. Qualifications: 1. 2 years dental experience A MUST 2. Assistants need...
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