Dental Assistant Jobs in Fountain Valley, 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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Huntington Beach, CA (2 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
-Experience taking photo records & digital X-rays. -Experience using iTero or other scanner as we are a Diamond Invisalign provider. Please send your resume & availability....
2 days ago
Chino, CA (24 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
We are looking for a great DA or RDA to join our team! This is a full-time position with full benefits!! We offer medical, dental, vacation days, holidays and a 401k option! We are open Monday...
2 hours ago
Mission Viejo, CA (24 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
New and beautiful non-profit medical/dental clinic in Mission Viejo is looking for a nice and competent Registered Dental Assistant to help us serve the low income community, full time, Monday - Friday...
2 days ago
Huntington Park, CA (23 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Speaking Spanish and experience with Dentrix are pluses. Holiday days, vacation days, sick days, medical insurance, dental and a 401 (k) plus a great group bonus compensation plan....
2 hours ago
Costa Mesa, CA (3 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
MUST have x-ray license, some front office experience a plus but not mandatory. Zoom or Facetime Interviews are available....
2 days ago
Ladera Ranch, CA (20 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Our beautiful state-of-the-art dental practice located in Ladera Ranch, CA is seeking a talented Registered Dental Assistant team member....
2 days ago
West Coast Dental - Corona, CA (24 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
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...
2 days ago
Gardena, CA (23 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
*proficient in coronal polishing *proficient in making provisional crowns *proficient in applying sealants and fluoride Hours of work are Monday to Friday from 8:30AM -5:30PM; Vacation, PTO, Sick leave...
1 day ago
Carson, CA (19 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Reliable Dental assistant needed in Carson office part time. Dental Assistant Responsibilities include: Preparing patients for dental work....
2 days ago
Gentle Dental - Costa Mesa, CA (3 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
X-Ray Certification Expanded Functions Bilingual Spanish Schedule: This is a full-time opportunity Benefits Include: Paid Time Off Paid Holidays In house CEs and training funds for outside CEs Consistent...
Irvine, CA (11 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Full time or Part time dental assistant position open,, will train, no experience required. please contact Lisa Yang, ... or email resume to email address ......
1 day ago
Fountain Valley, CA
Digital X-rays, fillings, crowns, implants and clear aligners are performed at this office....
1 day ago
Long Beach, CA (19 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Immediate hiring, we need a dental assistant to help our team, this is a PART/TIME job only for 2 days /week of your choice. Standard duties....
2 hours ago
Newport Beach, CA (10 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Front desk and dental assistant needed ASAP! Call us if you would like to grow your career. We are a fun and busy office. X-ray license a must. Dentrix a plus....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Lake Forest, CA (15 miles from Fountain Valley, CA)
Now is the time to join Lake Forest 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...
3 days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fountain Valley, CA

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Fountain Valley, CA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • 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 Fountain Valley, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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