Dental Assistant Jobs in Carlsbad, 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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Poway, CA (18 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
Part time dental assistant w two years of experience in the field. Must know how to take good x-rays.. flexible schedule preferred.....
2 days ago
Poway, CA (18 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
Immediate opening for Dental Assistant to join our team Professional, courteous environment High-quality dentistry and customer service Vacation, Holiday, 401K See our reviews on Ratebiz and Google...
2 days ago
Dentistry of Del Mar - Del Mar, CA (13 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
RDA / DA wanted for beautiful, established Del Mar General Dental practice. Experience in Endodontics, Periodontics, Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Invisalign as well as fabricating CEREC crowns...
1 day ago
La Jolla, CA (20 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
Dental Assistant, Tuesday and Thursday 8AM to 4 P M in quality 1 dentist general dentistry practice in the village of La Jolla. No HMO....
1 day ago
Oceanside, CA (11 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
Minimum of one year of experience as dental assistant. Please attach your resume, best number to contact and your email....
3 days ago
Vista, CA (1 mile from Carlsbad, CA)
We are a family owned General Dentistry office, that specializes in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry....
2 days ago
Escondido, CA (16 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
We are seeking an exceptional Dental Assistant to join our wonderful team....
2 days ago
San Marcos, CA (7 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
We are a pediatric dental and orthodontic office. We love our patients and we love our team. We take pride in giving children a great experience while providing world class dental treatment. We...
1 day ago
Joseph Packer DDS A Profession - Encinitas, CA (8 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
Endodontic office looking for a Full-Time Dental Assistant with X-ray License. Monday thru Thursday 8:30-5:00; Friday 8:30-2:00....
1 day ago
Carlsbad, CA
Our beautiful, high-tech and modern general dental practice is looking for an amazing dental assistant to join our team full-time. You must have a DA (dental assistant) to apply for this position....
3 days ago
Vista, CA (1 mile from Carlsbad, CA)
Are you an exceptional RDA or DA We are looking to hire you! Join our fun team! Must have a professional outgoing personality, positive attitude and patience, must be reliable, dependable with the...
3 days ago
Carlsbad, CA
Registered Dental Assistant- Join a great team and be safe! We are meticulous about your safety and our patients'. All PPE, surgically clean air purifiers, and protocols are in place....
3 days ago
Escondido, CA (16 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
ORTHODONTIC DENTAL ASSISTANT WANTED: We are seeking an Orthodontic Assistant for our Escondido and San Diego offices, each of which is conveniently located freeway-close....
19 hours ago
Oceanside, CA (11 miles from Carlsbad, CA)
Dental Assistant: My practice is looking for a dental assistant to join our team. I am looking for an assistant that has 2+ years experience....
1 day ago
Willes Orthodontics - Carlsbad, CA (1 mile from Carlsbad, CA)
We're so excited that we can start serving our patients again, and we would love to talk to you about joining our team. Our awesome Carlsbad private practice is looking for a talented, kind,...
13 hours ago

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