Dental Assistant Jobs in Fairfield, 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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Smile Brands - Martinez, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
Pinole, CA (24 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Candidates must be able to take digital x-rays and assist the doctor with 4 handed dentistry. Please email us your resume. We look forward to meeting you!...
1 day ago
Pinole, CA (24 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Current X-ray license, Infection control certificate, and proof of Covid-19 Vaccination required at time of hire....
4 days ago
Western Dental/ - Fairfield, CA
DENTAL ASSISTANT – HIRING NOW! Are you a motivated self-starting dental assistant looking for professional and personal fulfillment in your career?...
Napa Dental Office - Napa, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
We are looking for a competent registered dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
Pacific Dental Services - Fairfield, CA
Oral Surgery Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pinole, CA (24 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Now is the time to join Pinole Modern Dentistry. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level...
4 days ago
La Clinica de la Raza - Vallejo, CA (12 miles from Fairfield, CA)
This position is only available to current Dental Assistant externs from Carrington College* DA Extern or Volunteer: A dental assistant is expected to perform the following duties under the general...
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Vacaville, CA (7 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pleasant Hill, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pinole, CA (24 miles from Fairfield, CA)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Vacaville, CA (7 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Davis, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Fairfield, CA
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Carrington Colleges Group Inc - Pleasant Hill, CA (22 miles from Fairfield, CA)
X-ray and all RDA required certificates such as coronal Polish, Pit and Fissure,Infection Control; Professional Certifications: CPR ( In CA, it must be AHA or ARC) Radiation Health and Safety certification...
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fairfield, CA

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

$45,551

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Highest Education Level

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

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