Dental Assistant Jobs in Prescott, Arizona

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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Prescott, AZ
g a full-time dental assistant. Join our a well-established and progressive, private dental practice. Our friendly team is looking for an energetic, and professional dental assistant to join us in providi...
1 day ago
Prescott, AZ
compensation: TBD employment type: part-time QR Code Link to This Post WANTED- Back office dental assistant-Fast paced and Fun pediatric private dental office. Requirements: Dental experience a plus...
15 days ago
Prescott Valley, AZ (5 miles from Prescott, Arizona)
Group, located on the corner of Glassford Hill and Florentine and we are seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our family! We are looking for someone with a friendly smile, a positive can-do at...
19 days ago
Gentle Dental - Prescott, AZ
Dental Assistant needed to Join ourthrivingteam in Prescott, Arizona Qualifications: - Working knowledge of approved Dental Assistant functions - New grads welcome *previous dental experience is a plus...
20 days ago
Prescott, AZ
This Post Come join our awesome team! We are looking for an outgoing, dedicated multi-tasking dental assistant who is a good team player. Experience required. Must be hard working, fun and good with pa...
28 days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

The University of Groningen currently employs over 700 student assistants and has opened up all of its governing bodies to student participation.

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Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...

Dental Entrepreneurship - Buying Existing Dental Practice
Learn about various aspects of buying dental Office.

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