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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Payette, ID
ion: DOE employment type: employee's choice QR Code Link to This Post Looking for a Fill In Dental Assistant for a busy and growing Payette office. Wonderful work environment. Must have current, Hep B...
2 days ago
Caldwell, ID
are currently accepting resumes for a Dental Assistant to work in a fun, exciting pediatric dental office in Caldwell. Must be an experienced dental assistant and have knowledge of Dentrix. We are looki...
2 days ago
Twin Falls, ID
families in a fun and friendly atmosphere. We use the most advanced dental technology including digital x-rays, paperless Dentrix charting, lasers that fix cavities without numbing shots! We have a full...
1 day ago
Driggs, ID
235 E. Wallace Ave compensation: $10-12 start depending on Dental related skill set and Strong work ethic. Once receive Dental Certificate pay will increase employment type: full-time QR Code Link...
2 days ago
Nimiipuu Health - Lapwai, ID
1. Follow all Privacy Act Policies; display professional demeanor when interacting with patients and other clinic staff; assist in non-clinical functions as assigned; promptly schedule patients...
21 hours ago
Boise, ID
Small but growing dental office in Caldwell looking for a friendly self motivated Part Time Dental Assistant. Our office cares for patients at varying times Monday-Saturday and focuses on patient needs...
2 days ago
Boise, ID
compensation: Commensurate with experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Established dental practice seeking individual with minimum 2 years of chairside experience...
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Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Meridian, ID
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Eagle Smiles Dentistry And Orthodontics - Meridian, ID
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3 days ago
Twin Falls, ID
mosphere, we would love to meet you. This is a part-time position 2 days a week. Experience as a dental assistant is preferred, but not required. Please respond with your resume, letter of introduction and...
3 days ago
Post Falls, ID
compensation: $13/hour: 2 weeks working interview employment type: employee's choice QR Code Link to This Post Must haves: 1 year dental assisting experience. A positive/uplifting attitude. A...
3 days ago
Nampa, ID
dental procedure. - Ordering dental supplies - Assist multiple doctors - Expanded Functions - Sterilization - Digital x-rays Qualifications: - Dental assisting experience - Proficient with Dentrix a...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Meridian, ID
Dental Assistant As a Dental Assistant at Pacific Dental Services you will have the opportunity to join a stable company that is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth, values your contribution...
4 days ago
Boise, ID
time Dental Assistant needed for busy general practice. This position will assist Hygiene and Dentists as needed. EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED. Expanded functions necessary including coronal polish. Ideal...
5 days ago
Willamette Dental - Boise, ID
a dentist, the dental assistant performs all aspects of four-handed dentistry and dental assisting within the scope outlined by his/her states dental practice act. The dental assistant must be proficie...
7 days ago

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