Dental Assistant Jobs in El Monte, 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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Registered Dental Assistant

  • Western Dental Services
  • Ontario, CA (22 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 1 day ago
Qualifications: Must have a current RDA dental license in the state you are applying for (CA, AZ, NV, TX) Minimum of a High School Diploma X- Ray license CPR current Prefer 2 to 3 years' experience...

Registered Dental Assistant

  • Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
  • Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 2 hours ago
Possesses a current California Registered Dental Assistant License, current California X-Ray Certificate, current CPR Certification, and current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification...

Dental Assistant

  • Western Dental Services
  • Hawthorne, CA (20 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 1 day ago
For top performing Dental Assistants, Western Dental/Brident University offers Registered Dental Assistant training programs, RDA license fee reimbursement and promotion tracks....

Registered Dental Assistant

  • Western Dental Services
  • Anaheim, CA (16 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 1 day ago
Qualifications: Must have a current RDA dental license in the state you are applying for (CA, AZ, NV, TX) Minimum of a High School Diploma X- Ray license CPR current Prefer 2 to 3 years' experience...

Registered Dental Assistant

  • Beachwood Dental In Los Alamitos
  • Fullerton, CA (16 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 1 day ago
Registered Dental Assistant Beachwood Dental in Los Alamitos Fullerton, CA Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) - $20 to $26/hr + Benefits!...

Dental Assistant

  • Western Dental Services
  • Montclair, CA (19 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 1 day ago
Dental Assistant Western Dental Services, Inc....

Dental Assistant Needed

  • Sylmar, CA (23 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 13 hours ago
Private Dental office looking for an experienced (1+ years), professional, Responsible, Friendly Dental assistant to join our beautiful office located in Sylmar/ Lakeview Terrace location....

Rda/Dental Assistant

  • Inglewood, CA (19 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 13 hours ago
We are in Need of Registered Dental assistant with Extended Function and dental assistant We are a fun and fast paced office that takes excellent care of our patients....

Dental Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant

  • La Canada Flintridge, CA (10 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 3 hours ago
We are happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant!...

Dental Assistant

  • Sherman Oaks, CA (23 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 3 hours ago
A private dental office looking for an experienced F/T or P/T dental assistant and a receptionist, Ortho experience is a plus. Some Saturdays are required....

Registered Dental Assistant

  • Beachwood Dental in Los Alamitos
  • Anaheim, CA (16 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 2 days ago
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) - $20 to $26/hr + Benefits!...

Full-time Registered Dental Assistant Back Office

  • West Covina, CA (5 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 13 hours ago
Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting chair-side, taking x-rays, duplicating x-rays, temp. crowns, sterilization, etc. Dentrix knowledge is a plus....

Dental Assistant

  • West Coast Dental
  • Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 11 hours ago
assistant certification from a credited college or school Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures Able to...

Dental Assistant

  • Monrovia, CA (6 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 3 hours ago
X-ray license is mandatory. We do a wide array of dental procedures so you get to do a lot of different aspects of dentistry. A great way to expand your dental expertise....

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) - $35/hr

  • TMJ Expert Specialist Los Angeles Dr. Eddie Siman
  • Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from El Monte, CA)
  • 1 hour ago
Dental Assistant (DA or RDA) - $25 to $35/hr Our cosmetic dentistry office located in Sherman Oaks is hiring a full time Dental Assistant (DA or RDA) to join our team!...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in El Monte, CA

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in El Monte, CA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 El Monte, CA
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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