Dental Assistant Jobs in Albany, CA

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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Western Dental Services - San Francisco, CA (10 miles from Albany, CA)
Requisition Number21-0636 TitleRegistered Dental Assistant CitySan Francisco StateCA Zip Code94110 Description RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training?...
2 days ago
La Clinica de la Raza - Vallejo, CA (21 miles from Albany, CA)
This position is only available to current Dental Assistant externs from Carrington College* DA Extern or Volunteer: A dental assistant is expected to perform the following duties under the general...
22 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Novato, CA (21 miles from Albany, CA)
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
20 hours ago
San Francisco, CA (10 miles from Albany, CA)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Assistant to work in our dental office. We are open Mon-Fri 8-5....
18 hours ago
Oakland, CA (8 miles from Albany, CA)
Busy general dental office looking for a dental assistant or RDA for part time position, possibly full time in near future. Must have x-ray license....
8 hours ago
Smile Brands - Martinez, CA (9 miles from Albany, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
Oakland, CA (8 miles from Albany, CA)
Requirements: Good customer service skills Good communication skills Xray license certified Coronal polish certified Computer experience Benefits: Competitive salary 34 hours a week Monday-Thursday...
2 days ago
Western Dental Services - San Mateo, CA (21 miles from Albany, CA)
Requisition Number21-2506 TitleDental Assistant Citysan mateo Stateca Zip Code94403 Description RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training? Are you a motivated self-starter...
2 days ago
San Francisco, CA (10 miles from Albany, CA)
We are looking for an amazing registered dental assistant to join our team....
8 hours ago
Marin Community Clinic - San Rafael, CA (12 miles from Albany, CA)
Marin Community Clinics is looking for Registered Dental Assistants to join our team. Work Schedule Variety of work schedules available....
Pacific Dental Services - Castro Valley, CA (13 miles from Albany, CA)
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pinole, CA (7 miles from Albany, CA)
Now is the time to join Pinole Modern Dentistry. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level...
21 hours ago
San Francisco, CA (10 miles from Albany, CA)
Our San Francisco Financial District Dental Office is searching for a first-class Dental Assistant to join our growing team....
2 days ago
San Rafael, CA (12 miles from Albany, CA)
Are you a people person who takes pride in your work and has a knack for putting patients at ease? Would you like to work for a dentist who has an excellent reputation in the community, is known...
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pleasant Hill, CA (12 miles from Albany, CA)
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
1 day ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Albany, CA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Albany, CA as reported by the BLS.

$47,627

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Albany, CA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Albany, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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