Dental Assistant Jobs in Brentwood, 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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Dublin, CA (15 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Requirements: -Must be organized and a fast learner -Team Player -Great Communication -Self Motivated -Detail Oriented -Able to adapt to various situations -CPR, X-Ray, Coronal Polish Certified -Ortho...
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Martinez, CA (23 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
San Ramon, CA (17 miles from Brentwood, CA)
assistant Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods Understanding of health & safety regulations Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus Good...
10 hours ago
Hayward, CA (24 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Dental Assistant (hayward / castro valley) compensation: DOE employment type: part-time QR Code Link to This Post Our modern family dental office in Hayward, CA is seeking a dental assistant to join...
3 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (18 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Pleasanton Dental Office seeking part time Dental Assistant/ receptionist M 8-5, Th 9-6, and F 8-4 If you have at least one year of dental experience, a current x-ray license, and a desire to work part-time...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pleasanton, CA (18 miles from Brentwood, CA)
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pleasant Hill, CA (19 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Endodontic Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Stockton, CA (24 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Now is the time to join Park West Dental Group and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pleasant Hill, CA (19 miles from Brentwood, CA)
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Castro Valley, CA (23 miles from Brentwood, CA)
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Stockton, CA (24 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pleasanton, CA (18 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Now is the time to join Pleasanton Ridge Dental Group and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Tracy, CA (24 miles from Brentwood, CA)
Now is the time to join Tracy Smiles 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...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Brentwood, 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...
4 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (18 miles from Brentwood, CA)
We are a general dentistry office in Pleasanton, looking for a Dental Assistant (DA) or RDA, with current X-Ray license....
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Brentwood, CA

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

$47,627

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Highest Education Level

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

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