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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West Linn, OR
compensation: DOE employment type: part-time Sign On Bonus Immediate Opening for Dental Assistant-Tuesdays Only Small, family owned dental office in West Linn in need of a dental assistant to join our...
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Leland, NC
compensation: to be discussed at interview employment type: full-time We are seeking a full time dental assistant for a Monday through Thursday practice.The applicant must have experience in general...
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Elko, NV
2578 Idaho Street compensation: Based on experience employment type: full-time Children's Dentistry of Elko is looking for an exceptional dental assistant who loves to work with children....
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Clarence, NY
9530 Main Street compensation: Based on experience employment type: part-time DENTAL ASSISTANT WITH EXPERIENCE WANTED ON FRIDAYS 8:30 - 12:00. GENERAL PRACTICE IN CLARENCE. EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED....
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Western Dental - Hesperia, CA
RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training? Are you a motivated self-starter looking for professional and personal fulfillment in your dental career? Come and join a fun a...
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Chico, CA
Hilltop Dr compensation: DOE employment type: full-time RDA or DA full time, x-rays, infection control, chairside, experience preferred
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Fresno, CA
The Registered Dental Assistant should possess integrity, intelligence, team player, and experience....
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U.S. Army Medical Command - Fort Bragg, NC
Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Job family (Series) 0681 Dental Assistant Similar jobs Assistants, Dental Dental Assistants Requirements Help Requirements...
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Easton, MD
556-B Cynwood Dr compensation: Based on experience and qualifications employment type: full-time Prefer experienced but will train if Certified in Dental Radiology (required) Expanded duties nice...
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Anchorage, AK
compensation: $14-24/hr DOE employment type: full-time Our small, family owned dental office is in need of a Dental Assistant! Approximately 40 hours per week, working as late as 6pm on occasion....
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Dental Care Alliance - Fort Myers, FL
Candidates will need to be X-Ray Certified and Expanded Function Certified in the state of Florida. Prefer to have 1-2 years experience....
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Heartland Dental - Fort Myers, FL
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Office Hours: Monday - Wednesday 7:00am-6:00pm; Thursday 7:00am - 4:00pm; OFF on Friday Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
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Aspen Dental - Oklahoma City, OK
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
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Aspen Dental - Trussville, AL
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
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Forest Hills Family Dental - Grand Rapids, MI
We are looking to hire a part-time dental assistant 2-3 days per week. CDA/RDA preferred. Some dental experience is a must. Competitive pay and great hours. M-W 8-5 Check us out on FB - ......
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