Dental Assistant Jobs in Clovis, 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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Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Seeking a Dental Assistant that is a fast learner,works good with others and has great communication skills....
6 days ago
Aspen Dental - Clovis, CA
As a Registered Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
6 days ago
Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Qualifications: must be proficient in temporary crowns -has at least 6 years of experience -be competent in assisting in all dental procedures -must be pro in x-rays (no overlapping) -computer literate...
8 days ago
Clinica Sierra Vista - Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Essential Functions: Dental Assistant will be proficient in four handed dentistry. Assist the dentist in all aspects of chairside assisting....
8 days ago
Selma, CA (18 miles from Clovis, CA)
Dental assistant (Selma) compensation: Based on experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Dental assistant for oral surgery office X-ray license required Will train...
10 days ago
Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Minimum Requirements: - RDA license or be able to obtain within 6 months - X-ray certification - Coronal polishing certification Assistant must work effectively in a team setting....
11 days ago
Adventist Health - Central Valley Network - Fowler, CA (14 miles from Clovis, CA)
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Registered Dental Assistant (Outpatient) who: Provides oral hygiene and preventive services to dental patients....
12 days ago
Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Currently we are seeking Registered Dental Assistants and Dental Assistants to join our General Dental Practice. We have multiple openings!...
14 days ago
Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Immediate position open for a full time Dental Assistant. Hours will be Monday thru Thursday 8:30am to 5:30pm...
14 days ago
Clovis, CA
Seeking a DENTAL ASSISTANT with a good presentation, qualified and enthusiastic with a sunny personality Responsibilities: Assist the dentist or hygienist Maintain a cheerful environment for Prepare...
17 days ago
Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Duties include, but are not limited to: making temporary crowns, assisting chair-side, taking x-rays, sterilization, etc. This is a full-time position. Please email your resume....
19 days ago
Parlier, CA (16 miles from Clovis, CA)
We are also looking for a Registered Dental Assistant that is eager to work and have a great work ethic. All back office duties are required including checking in patients when needed....
21 days ago
Edward A Trevino, DDS - Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Registered Dental Assistant license preferred but not required. Knowledge of dental terminology a must. Bilingual preferred but not required....
22 days ago
Fresno, CA (6 miles from Clovis, CA)
Registered Dental Assistant license or equivalent work experience is preferred but not required. Knowledge of dental terminology is a must. Bilingual preferred but not required....
22 days ago
Clovis, CA
Duties include, but are not limited to: making temporary crowns, assisting chair-side, taking x-rays, sterilization, etc. This is a full-time position. Please email your resume....
25 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Clovis, CA

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

$34,338

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Highest Education Level

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

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