Dental Assistant Jobs in Idaho

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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Twin Falls, ID
Experience employment type: full-time General dental office looking for a highly motivated dental assistant. This is a full time position from Monday-Friday. Candidate must be a team player and have...
2 days ago
Meridian, ID
Aesthetic Smiles in Meridian is looking to add to our team. We are looking for a chair side dental assistant and also another employee for our front desk. Both positions require experience in the den...
9 hours ago
Twin Falls, ID
on experience employment type: full-time Busy Oral Surgery office looking for a FT and PT Dental Assistant experience preferred. Please drop off resume at 590 Falls Ave Twin Falls, Idaho....
4 days ago
Meridian, ID
Our team at Meridian Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics is looking for a friendly chair side dental assistant. We are a fun team, who seek to provide the best patient experience for each and every patie...
4 days ago
Eagle, ID
compensation: DOE employment type: contract Dental assistant substitute needed for dental practice in Eagle, ID for the dates of Sept 29th and October 5th This is an office where surgery is performed...
4 days ago
Payette, ID
Oregon Certificate of Radiological Proficiency, Oregon Certificate of Expanded Functions (EFDA), Oregon Certificate of Additional Expanded Functions (Sealants), Idaho Certification of Registration...
4 days ago
Boise, ID
employee's choice Small but growing dental office in Boise looking for a friendly self motivated Dental Assistant. Our office cares for patients Monday-Saturday and focuses on patient needs. Although not ma...
5 days ago
Boise, ID
compensation: Commensurate with experience employment type: full-time Would you like to work for a well-established health care center in a spectacular location that offers a wealth of...
6 days ago
Micron Technology - Boise, ID
Req Id: 61489 As an R&D RDA (real-time defect analysis)SEM Technician at Micron, you will be responsible for the operation and minor maintenance of SEMs, performing defect reviews, and real-time...
6 days ago
Post Falls, ID
ric dental office seeks energetic & cheerful dental assistant to join our team. Position will be 20-30 hours per week. Must be certified as a dental assistant and excel at customer service. Deliver resume...
6 days ago
Idaho Falls, ID
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time We are looking for a full time dental assistant to join our practice. Must be outgoing and friendly. Certificate required but expanded functions preferred...
6 days ago
Rigby, ID
employment type: part-time Rigby dental office is looking for PART TIME (15-20 hours weekly) dental assistant. Previous experience preferred. Must be current with immunizations, and CPR certificate required...
6 days ago
Boise, ID
full-time We have a great team in Boise looking for someone to join us! We are looking a dental assistant who is caring and engaging with patients, a self starter with a great work ethic. Must be posi...
6 days ago
Boise, ID
144 E Mallard Dr compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Looking for a full time dental assistant to join our team. Experience preferred but could train the right person. Needs to be a team player...
6 days ago
Valley Family Health Care - Payette, ID
LOCATION: Payette Dental HOURS: Full time/Temp STARTING DATE: ASAP STARTING PAY: Commensurate with experience REPORTS TO: Dentist Qualifications: 1. Oregon Certificate of Radiological Proficiency...
9 days ago

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