Dental Assistant Jobs in Brea, 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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Corona Family Dental Group - Corona, CA (16 miles from Brea, CA)
Assistant High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required Licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF) Current CPR certification...
Smile Brands - Wilmington, CA (23 miles from Brea, 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....
Confidential - Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Brea, CA)
A motivated, friendly, and hard-working team player is what our general practice dental office seeks. Must be friendly, reliable and prompt. We are located near the Beverly Center
7 hours ago
Confidential - Huntington Beach, CA (15 miles from Brea, CA)
Dental assistant must be radiology certified as well as BLS/CPR certified....
Fullerton, CA (3 miles from Brea, CA)
Professional chairside skills Good communication with patients. 1 year dental assisting experience preferred Proficiency in digital x-rays....
10 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Brea, CA)
Requirements: Registered Dental Assistant license for California Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures...
10 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Brea, CA)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant to join our dental team. This position is for part time on Monday and Wednesday. This is for an immediate position....
3 days ago
Wilmington, CA (23 miles from Brea, CA)
Job duties will mostly be required chairside assisting....
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Brea, CA)
Beautiful high pace office located in North Hollywood has an opening available for a dental assistance. Requirements : Individual must be dedicated to work, on time we are a multi specialty dental...
19 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Brea, CA)
scans and bond Invisalign attachments - Sterilization and keep a clean office environment - Take/pour alginate dental impressions - Fabricate essix retainers - Take all Orthodontic records (photos and x-rays...
1 day ago
Foothill Ranch, CA (19 miles from Brea, CA)
Minimum of 3-5 years dental experience X-Ray Certification (Preferred) Flexibility to work a schedule that MAY include mornings, evenings and possibly Saturdays....
10 hours ago
La Mirada, CA (7 miles from Brea, CA)
Awesome dental assistant wanted for our fun dental office in La Mirada. If you are awesome and outgoing our team is looking for you! Oppertunity for career growth for everyone....
10 hours ago
Santa Ana, CA (12 miles from Brea, CA)
Candidate must be x-ray licensed and CPR Certified. A minimum of 2 years dental assisting experience is preferred....
2 days ago
Gentle Dental - Orange, CA (9 miles from Brea, CA)
Dental Assistant (RDA) certified X-Ray Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified RDA456...
Huntington Beach, CA (16 miles from Brea, CA)
Private solo practice (FFS) is looking for a Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant. Must be proficient in Dentrix and digital x-rays. Outgoing personality and strong communication skills....
3 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Brea, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

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

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