Dental Assistant Jobs in American Canyon, 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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La Clinica de la Raza - Vallejo, 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 - Fairfield, CA (12 miles from American Canyon, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Novato, CA (18 miles from American Canyon, CA)
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
19 hours ago
Western Dental/ - Fairfield, CA (12 miles from American Canyon, CA)
DENTAL ASSISTANT – HIRING NOW! Are you a motivated self-starting dental assistant looking for professional and personal fulfillment in your career?...
Smile Brands - Martinez, CA (16 miles from American Canyon, 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....
Marin Community Clinic - San Rafael, CA (21 miles from American Canyon, CA)
Marin Community Clinics is looking for Registered Dental Assistants to join our team. Work Schedule Variety of work schedules available....
Pacific Dental Services - Pinole, CA (14 miles from American Canyon, 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 Rafael, CA (21 miles from American Canyon, 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 (19 miles from American Canyon, CA)
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
23 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Vacaville, CA (19 miles from American Canyon, CA)
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
22 hours ago
Napa Dental Office - Napa, CA (22 miles from American Canyon, CA)
We are looking for a competent registered dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
Western Dental Services - Vallejo, CA
Requisition Number21-1807 TitleRegistered Dental Assistant, Ortho CityVallejo StateCA Zip Code94591 Description RDA Ortho New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training?...
2 days ago
Western Dental Services - Napa, CA (22 miles from American Canyon, CA)
Requisition Number20-1965 TitleRegistered Dental Assistant CityNapa StateCA Zip Code94558 Description RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training?...
2 days ago
Marin Community Clinic - Novato, CA (19 miles from American Canyon, CA)
Qualifications Dental Assistant Certification from an accredited Dental Assistant program a plus, but not required. Dental X-Ray License is required. Current CPR Certification required....
Carrington Colleges Group Inc - Pleasant Hill, CA (19 miles from American Canyon, CA)
X-ray and all RDA required certificates such as coronal Polish, Pit and Fissure,Infection Control; Professional Certifications: CPR ( In CA, it must be AHA or ARC) Radiation Health and Safety certification...
1 day ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in American Canyon, CA

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

$50,275

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in American Canyon, 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 American Canyon, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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