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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Boston, MA
for a Dental Assistant to work with our general dentist on Monday and Thursday. Applicants must have their dental assistant license from the state of MA and have the ability to take digital x-rays and...
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Company Confidential - Hilo, HI
DENTAL ASSISTANT Full Time Experience Preferred Benefits Mail Resumes To: 275 Ponahawai St Ste 103 Hilo, HI 96720...
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Glendora, CA
advanced restorative, cosmetic, orthodontic and family dental practice that is seeking a Dental Assistant, Front Desk Treatment Coordinator and PR Person to join our team. Applicants should have 2-3...
3 days ago
Peabody, MA
This Post Successful, busy, multi-specialty practice looking to add a Dental Assistant to our growing team! The Dental Assistant will provide clinical support to facilitate the relationship between our...
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Ocean Springs, MS
sation: Based on experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Full time dental assistant needed for growing dental practice. Applicant must have experience preferably 3 years or more...
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Boca Raton, FL
ion: Based on experience and training employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Dental Assistant wanted. Full Time. Busy, quality restorative, cosmetic, implant, general practice in Boca Ra...
3 days ago
West Palm Beach, FL
ice looking for a full time Dental Assistant to join our team. Must have 2 yrs chair side experience. Experience with Dental software is a plus. Be able to take digital x rays , impressions and fabrica...
3 days ago
Miami, FL
experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post DENTAL ASSISTANT (MIAMI) We are looking for a full-time Dental Assistant for our Dental Practice. Must have a minimum of 2-3 years' experie...
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Phoenix, AZ
great addition to our dynamic and supportive Team! The Position available is for a Full-Time Dental Assistant. We are a very TEAM oriented practice looking for a new addition with a positive attitude a...
3 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA
employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Santa Cruz dental office looking for a Dental Assistant to join our state-of-the-art surgical practice. Experience and x-ray license required. We offer...
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Waldorf, MD
employment, consideration: ... We are seeking an Expanded Function Dental Assistant. Must Know Dentrix and be Maryland Dental Assistant X-ray certified. We have a beautiful and modern dental facility...
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La Jolla, CA
full-time QR Code Link to This Post Immediate opening for an experienced, compassionate registered dental assistant for part time services. This opportunity could lead to full-time employment if so desired...
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Palm Desert, CA
compensation: Based on Experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Dental Assistant wanted for back office position in a state of the art office located in Palm Desert. 4 Days a...
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San Diego, CA
QR Code Link to This Post A boutique periodontal office in UTC/La Jolla area is seeking a dental assistant for Thursdays only (8 to 5). This position will become full time (35 hrs /wk guaranteed) whe...
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San Diego, CA
Code Link to This Post Immediate openings for two entry-level positions. Must have completed dental assistant training program and have current x-ray certificate and BLS card. The right person will be...
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The free online course General Duty Assistant introduces you to the role of a General Duty Assistant and what it involves.

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