Dental Assistant Jobs in Encinitas, 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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San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
We have digital X-ray, latest technology (CEREC), laser and we offer the best and excellent customer service for our patients....
18 hours ago
Solana Beach, CA (3 miles from Encinitas, CA)
RDA / DA wanted IMMEDIATELY for beautiful, established Del Mar General Dental practice. Experience in Endodontics, Periodontics, Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Invisalign as well as fabricating...
9 hours ago
Indian Health Council - Valley Center, CA (23 miles from Encinitas, CA)
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Must have completed Registered Dental Assistant program. Minimum 6 months RDA experience....
3 days ago
Dental Express Hillcrest - San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Bilingual Coronal Polishing...
3 days ago
Indian Health Council - Valley Center, CA (23 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Certificates, Licenses and Regulations Current RDA and Coronal Polishing certificate and Radiation License required....
3 days ago
Solana Beach, CA (3 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Beautiful two-dentist office by the beach is searching for an experienced, full-time, registered dental assistant....
4 days ago
San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
One of San Diego's top Pediatric Dental practices is looking to add a full time Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)....
4 days ago
San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
X-Rays, CPR, Infection control) This is a full time position Monday 9-6, TU/WE/TH 8-5, Friday 8-3...
4 days ago
San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A DENTAL ASSISTANT OR RDA WITH SOME EXPERIENCE. WE OFFER HIGH PAY WITH BONUS. PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME FOR EVALUATION. THANK YOU...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Poway, CA (16 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Now is the time to join Poway Family 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...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Vista, CA (9 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Oceanside, CA (19 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Del Mar, CA (6 miles from Encinitas, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Poway, CA (16 miles from Encinitas, CA)
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - San Diego, CA (22 miles from Encinitas, CA)
As a Periodontal Dental Assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
5 days ago

Demographic Data for Encinitas, CA

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Encinitas, CA

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

$38,946

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Highest Education Level

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

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