Dental Assistant Jobs in Cathedral City, 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 Quinta, CA (14 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
We are currently looking for an experienced FT Dental Assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
Yucca Valley, CA (23 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
We are looking for a back office dental assistant for our dental office in yucca valley. Our team is a friendly, energetic, and a motivated group....
20 hours ago
La Quinta, CA (14 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
Riverside Dental Group and Dental Associate offices, Inland Empire's premiere dental practice, have 6 locations. We have been established in our community for over 40 years. Our practices provide...
4 days ago
Affinity Dentistry Inc - Palm Springs, CA (7 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
Basic Requirements: Dental Certificate X-ray License CPR License Dental Experince a Plus Comprehensive Proof of Authorization to Work in the United States Must be Honest, Hard Working, a Team...
9 days ago
HUQ DDS Inc - La Quinta, CA (14 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills....
9 days ago
Rancho Mirage, CA (3 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
We're looking to hire an experienced, hardworking, and patient dedicated dental assistant....
10 days ago
Palm Desert, CA (10 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
Also, seeking Registered Dental Assistant, and DA. Bilingual preferred. Full time/part time positions available. Please email resume to: ......
10 days ago
Palm Springs, CA (7 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
YOU MUST BE REGISTERED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION*** Position Purpose Working under the direction of the Dentist, the Registered Dental Assistant assists with oral surgeries and other procedures...
11 days ago
Cathedral City, CA
Looking for experienced RDA, Monday thru Thursday 8am to 5pm. Must be a team player with an excellent chairside manner. Positive attitude and able to multitask a must Please email resume to ... or...
11 days ago
Yucca Valley, CA (23 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
We are looking for a Front Office person as well as a back office dental assistant for our dental office in yucca valley. Our team is a friendly, energetic, and a motivated group....
15 days ago
Palm Desert, CA (10 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
We are a high tech Dental office with the latest technology. Our beautiful Palm Desert office features services such as Cerec, Fotona Laser and I-Cat x-rays. We are seeking a highly motivated...
18 days ago
Gentle Dental Desert Dental - Palm Springs, CA (7 miles from Cathedral City, CA)
Registered Dental Assistant at Gentle Dental Desert Dental in Palm Springs, California Posted in Health Care about 23 hours ago....
26 days ago

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