Dental Assistant Jobs

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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Ripon, CA
Valid RDA License & Coronal Polish, CPR, Radiation Registration Ideal location for anyone living in east bay (Dublin, Livermore) and central valley cities of Sacramento, Elk Grove, Modesto, Stockton...
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Parkview Adventist Medical Center - Brunswick, ME
One or more years of clinical experience as a dental assistant preferred....
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Recruiter - New York City, NY
Job Title: Dental Assistant Experience Level: Associate Experience Required: 1 Year Education Level: High School Or Equivalent Skills: Charting,Placement Of Fillings,Operatory Set/Clean Up,Patient Education...
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Santa Fe, NM
compensation: Salary based on experience employment type: part-time DENTAL ASSISTANT: Are you sincere, caring and hard working?...
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Cheektowaga, NY
We are currently hiring for our Certified Dental Assistant position. This position is fast paced, full time and rewarding....
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Western Dental - San Bernardino, CA
We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced dental assistants. If you are a motivated self-starter and have excellent work ethics and dental experience we would like to hear from you....
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Mentor, OH
compensation: Compensated on our hourly rate with the potential for weekly bonuses employment type: full-time Great Lakes Dental is seeking a motivated, full time dental assistant for our practice in...
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New York City, NY
compensation: Salary open. employment type: part-time High quality Central Park South cosmetic dental office seeks dental assistant for full time position....
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Mooresville, NC
259 South Broad st compensation: based on experience employment type: part-time Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and...
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Greensboro, NC
compensation: based on experience employment type: full-time Pediatric Dental Assistant: Full-Time M-Th. Private Specialty Practice located in Greensboro is looking for a new team member....
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Forked River, NJ
compensation: Based on Experience. employment type: part-time We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our family dental practice....
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Albuquerque, NM
The dental assistant duties will range from chair-side as well as caring for machines and ordering supplies. The dental assistant will not only help out the doctor but the hygienists, as well....
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University of California - Los Angeles, CA
Requisition Number: 28441 Job Title: DENTAL ASSISTANT Working Title: OMS Dental Assistant Salary: 19.68-25.95 Job Type: Career Department Name: 1350-DENTISTRY Department Website URL: Job Summary Statement...
2 days ago
Platt College - Oklahoma City, OK
This is an excellent opportunity to use your experience as a Dental Assistant to teach others seeking education and training JOB SUMMARY Instructors are responsible for teaching students in our training...
2 days ago
Austin, TX
compensation: Competitive Pay employment type: part-time We are seeking an upbeat Dental Assistant with a professional, team-player attitude who is dedicated to providing high quality patient care....
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