Dental Assistant Jobs in Birmingham, AL

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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Northcutt Dental Practice - Helena, AL (19 miles from Birmingham, AL)
Seeking Dental Assistant for Northcutt Dental Helena! Earn Up to $16/hour + bonus! Great Respect, Benefits, & Bonuses!...
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6 days ago Northcutt Dental Practice
C.A.P. Stone Dental Assisting Program - Vestavia Hills, AL (6 miles from Birmingham, AL)
BECOME A DENTAL ASSISTANT IN ONLY 7 SATURDAYS! A career in Dental Assisting is a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to start their career or making a career change. Why choose C.A.P....
15 days ago
Aspen Dental - Trussville, AL (15 miles from Birmingham, AL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
16 days ago
Aspen Dental - Birmingham, AL
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
16 days ago
Vandelay Education - Birmingham, AL
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant Instructor Vandelay Education is seeking experienced dental assistants with a passion for training the next generation. Instructor positions are PART-TIME....
17 days ago
The Huffington Post - Vestavia Hills, AL (6 miles from Birmingham, AL)
The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills....
20 days ago

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