Dental Assistant Jobs in Fullerton, 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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Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Fullerton, CA)
compensation: based on experience employment type: full-time Our office is looking for a dental assistant, or registered dental assistant, who is highly motivated. Bi-Lingual is a plus....
3 days ago
Corona, CA (18 miles from Fullerton, CA)
PART TIME dental assistant needed for single doctor endodontic practice. Must have ability to take excellent digital x-rays (also with rubber dam) as well as knowledge of all back office duties....
1 day ago
Yorba Linda, CA (5 miles from Fullerton, CA)
We are a PPO private family dental practice looking for a full-time dental assistant with the following attributes: - Bilingual English-Spanish speaking. - Friendly, dependable, and a positive member...
15 hours ago
Long Beach, CA (21 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Now hiring back office dental. Minimum requirements: 1. at least 3 years experience 2. Spanish speaking. 3. Xray and coronal polishing licenses 4. Friendly, caring personality 5. Practice utmost...
22 hours ago
Continuum Medical Staffing - Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Dental Assistant needed to work at medical clinic primarily with HIV/Aids patient population in Los Angeles CA....
8 hours ago
Subodh Swaroop DDS INC - Huntington Beach, CA (15 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Energetic Huntington Beach, digital dental practice seeks a vibrant team member to provide a robust back office support to our doctor and other DA's.This value based team member must possess...
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19 hours ago
Orange, CA (6 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Part time Private practice looking for a part time DA w/ x ray license with the following: MUST have dental experience, Dentrix proficiency Positive attitude,Dependable. Proficient at all the...
2 days ago
Orange, CA (6 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Looking for an Experienced Dental Assistant/ RDA & Receptionist to join our awesome team! We have a Busy Dental Office in Newport Beach! Position Available Immediately!...
22 hours ago
Laguna Niguel, CA (23 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Our dental practice is seeking a trained Dental Assistant (DA) to join our team! We work Mon- Thursday 8-5 pm and one Saturday a month....
22 hours ago
Los Alamitos, CA (11 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Our dental practice is looking for a Dental Assistant to add to our already amazing team!...
22 hours ago
Trabuco Canyon, CA (22 miles from Fullerton, CA)
We are a State-Of-The-Art Pediatric and Orthodontic practice. We strive to provide exceptional service in a compassionate environment using the latest technology like digital x-rays, iTero...
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Tarzana Dental Office is looking for an enthusiastic and bright dental assistant to join our team. Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience as a dental assistant....
22 hours ago
East Irvine, CA (15 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Are you that special dental assistant we have been looking for?...
22 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (21 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Please include [Application for dental assistant] in the subject of your email....
22 hours ago
Aliso Smiles - Aliso Viejo, CA (22 miles from Fullerton, CA)
Registered Dental Assistant at Aliso Smiles Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 About the Job Our dental practice is seeking a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) to join the team!...
1 day ago

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