Dental Assistant Jobs in Mesquite, Texas

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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Allen, TX (21 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
Dr compensation: Competitive employment type: full-time Seeking high-energy, organized Registered Dental Assistant with outgoing, "can do" attitude to join our team and help us continue to change the...
3 days ago
Smile Brands Inc. - Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
Monarch Dentalis seeking a Dental Assistant to work in the RedBird Towers office. The Dental Assistant is responsible for a diverse range of tasks, including assisting the dentist during treatment procedures...
2 hours ago
Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
compensation: hourly rate to be determined employment type: part-time Chairside dental assistant needed in small office in East Richardson. Approximately 30-35 hours per week--Monday through Thursday...
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Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
compensation: $12 - $18 Registered Dental Assistant/Front Desk Position employment type: full-time We are a private dental practice located in Lewisville, we are seeking candidates for a REGISTERED...
3 days ago
MB2Dental Solutions - Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
Traveling Orthodontic Dental Assistant Department : Client Offices Reports To : Orthodontic Manager Primary Function: The orthodontic dental assistant (RDA) is responsible for performing all orthodo...
2 days ago
Brident - Garland, TX (11 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
our Western Dental/Brident Offices! For top performing Dental Assistants, Western Dental/Brident University offers Registered Dental Assistant training programs, RDA license fee reimbursement and promo...
3 days ago
Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
iable based of experience employment type: full-time Are you an experienced Lead Dental Assistant/ Dental Assistant that wants to learn as well as work hard at a state of the art dental practice? We're...
4 days ago
Heartland Dental - Plano, TX (20 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
care, and the Dental Assistant position will play a large role in that. If this sounds a like a good fit, we would love to hear from you. Dental Assistant Functions The Dental Assistant supports the...
4 days ago
Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
compensation: Based on Experience employment type: full-time Our family owned private practice is looking to add to our team! We are looking for an assistant that wants to create relationships...
5 days ago
Plano, TX (20 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
compensation: Based on Experience employment type: full-time General practice looking for Dental assistant to join our team full time. Hours are 9 am to 7 pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturdays 9 am...
5 days ago
Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
employment type: full-time We are an established general dental practice seeking a full time dental assistant team member. We are a state of the art practice which requires exceptional organizational a...
6 days ago
Richardson, TX (15 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
00 based on experience employment type: full-time Minimum Requirements/Qualifications for Dental Assistant: - Must have excellent customer service skills - Multi-tasking skills - Be able to work under...
6 days ago
Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted)We are looking to hire a front desk coordinator for our very busy well established dental practice located in the Dallas area. Candidate must know...
6 days ago
Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
full-time We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our practice. We are a growing office that is looking for a full time dental assistant. Applicants must be have a positive attitude...
7 days ago
Dallas, TX (10 miles from Mesquite, Texas)
Offices . Office Manager- min 1 year dental management experience required. Knowledge of dentrix a plus. Dental Assistant- Min. 6 months experience required. Patient Appointment Coordinator- Scheduling exis...
7 days ago

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