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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Westerville, OH
Compensation based on experience employment type: full-time We are looking for a full time dental assistant for a general dental practice. Our office hours are Monday thru Thursday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm...
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Utica, NY
compensation: Commensurate with experience employment type: full-time We are seeking a certified Dental Assistant or Surgical Technician to assist with General and IV Sedation and Local Procedures. Du...
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Westerville, OH
compensation: Commensurate with experience employment type: full-time Are you ready for a career upgrade? Do you like to learn and be challenged? Join our friendly patient-centered, progressive...
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Ft Worth, TX
DOE employment type: full-time Outstanding career opportunity for a top notch EXPERIENCED dental assistant to work with our busy Ortho Team. Do you enjoy working with people? Are you friendly, professio...
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Eugene, OR
provided. employment type: full-time Our busy practice is searching for a Excellent Qualified Dental Assistant to join our amazing team! We are looking for a hard working, motivated individual that is ex...
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Round Rock, TX
ion: depending on experience employment type: full-time We are looking for a full time registered dental assistant with a great personality to join our wonderful team. One year experience a must. CPR...
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Los Angeles, CA
compensation: 14 to 18 $/HR employment type: full-time High volume Assistance in fast pace environment. Minimum 5 years of experience. RDA is highly preferred Speaking Spanish is highly desirable.
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Torrance, CA
have a current Registered Dental Assistant license for California Must have a NPI number CPR current Prefer 2 to 3 years' experience Able to perform all Registered Dental Assistant functions Special...
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Torrance, CA
ions: We are a fast-paced company that seeks talented individuals seeking for advancement. Dental Assistant: We are seeking an employee that not only provides exceptional chair side manner but a professio...
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Beverly Hills, CA
based on experience employment type: full-time We are looking for a friendly and outgoing dental assistant for our private office in Beverly Hills. Must have at least 2 years of experience. Must be...
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Redondo Beach, CA
eam player who is positive, friendly, and loves building relationships with patients. As a Dental Assistant at a Pacific Dental Services supported office, you will have the opportunity to join a stable...
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Cookeville, TN
Salary, Benefits, Bonus Incentives employment type: full-time F/T Dental Assistant -- We are looking for a Restorative Dental Assistant with clinical experience, great attitude and a willingness to grow...
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Montefiore Medical Center - Bronx, NY
High school diploma or GED required. Formal dental assistant training or certification preferred. Assists Dentists in the performance of dental and oral surgical procedures on patients. Takes and develops...
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Smile Brands - Alameda, CA
Registered Dental Assistant Alameda, CA Zip Code: 94501 Job Family: Dental Assistant Brand Name: Bright Now! Dental Office Location: Bright Now! Dental - Alameda Employment Status: Full-Time Ref#: 108424...
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Elmhurst, NY
Boulevard compensation: NEGOTIABLE employment type: employee's choice Dental office looking for a dental assistant. inquire within...
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