Dental Assistant Jobs in West Virginia

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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Martinsburg, WV
t, and TSP. The incumbentwill earn annual/sick leave per pay period. The dental assistant serves as a staff dental assistant at the full performance level, performing more complex procedures under ge...
7 days ago
Morgantown, WV
$Please Inquire/Hour employment type: full-time We have a full-time position available for a Dental Assistant to work at the Federal Penitentiary in Morgantown, West Virginia (75 miles south of Pittsburgh...
9 days ago
Frontline National - Glenville, WV
Frontline National is currently seeking Dental Assistant for a Part-Time opportunity in Gilmer, West Virginia. Please call our office or contact our Recruiter, Denise, directly at ... to learn more...
10 days ago
Dds - New Haven, WV
Dental Assistant Company: Kayanna Sayre, DDS Country: United States Industry: - State: West Virginia Occupation: Dentist / Dental Surgeon City: New Haven Job Type: - Zip: Salary Range: - Express In...
14 days ago
Aspen Dental - Vienna, WV
General Dentistry - Dental Assistant Company: Country: United States Industry: - State: West Virginia Occupation: Dentist / Dental Surgeon City: Vienna Job Type: - Zip: Salary Range: - Express Interes...
14 days ago
Morgantown, WV
pay, great hours, 401k employment type: part-time Frontline National is currently seeking Dental Assistant for a Part-Time opportunity in Gilmer, West Virginia. Please call our office or contact a Recrui...
14 days ago
Aspen Dental - Parkersburg, WV
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals. From best-in-class learning and development programs, a commitment to promoti...
16 days ago
Morgantown, WV
based on experience. No health benefits offered at this time. employment type: full-time Dental assistant needed for immediate opening in busy Morgantown area dental office. Must have prior traini...
17 days ago
Morgantown, WV
compensation: $11.00 employment type: full-time Immediate need for full time DENTAL ASSISTANT for practice in Morgantown WV. Duties & Responsibilities: - Make patients comfortable and prepare them for...
28 days ago
Morgantown, WV
experience employment type: full-time Busy periodontal dental practice seeking experienced dental assistant. Must be able to multi-task and handle a busy schedule. Experience with Eaglesoft and surgical...
30+ days ago
Charleston, WV
compensation: Competitive employment type: full-time Dental Assistant Very friendly work environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits....
30+ days ago
Morgantown, WV
Minimum Education: Graduate from an accredited school for Dental Assistants. Certification/License: Licensed/Registered Dental Assistant is required in some states. Certification or permit for use...
30+ days ago
Welch, WV
As dental professionals, we don't have to travel to third world countries to find children with great dental needs! Thousands of children are sitting in classrooms right now with oral pain....
30+ days ago
Welch, WV
As dental professionals, we don't have to travel to third world countries to find children with great dental needs! Thousands of children are sitting in classrooms right now with oral pain....
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Beckley, WV
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals. From best-in-class learning and development programs, a commitment to promoti...
30+ days ago

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