Dental Assistant Jobs in Gardena, 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 (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
We are looking for a Registered Dental Assistant or certified Dental Assistant to join our team. Our offices have been open for 20+ years and have a consistent flow of patients....
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Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
We are looking for the experienced dental assistant to join our high tech cosmetic dental office near the downtown in Los Angeles....
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Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
We are looking for a dental assistant to assist the doctor in caring for the patients. Must have prior experience or training....
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Glendale, CA (19 miles from Gardena, CA)
Excellent patient & team communication skills 3. 1 year minimum of orthodontic chairside assisting experience This is a PART-TIME POSITION (for now, with potential room to grow) with some available...
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Huntington Beach, CA (21 miles from Gardena, CA)
Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations....
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Fullerton, CA (23 miles from Gardena, CA)
Small boutique style endodontic specialty office. 2 positions available: Dental Assistant and Front office staff -- cross-training desired. M-Th 8:30-5:30 and F by appointments only....
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Huntington Beach, CA (21 miles from Gardena, CA)
. - Knowledge of Dental Terminology - Must have CPR and X-ray certifications. -Dependable and Reliable! Approximately 24 hours per week (Tuesday-Thursday) Compensation will be based on experience....
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Downey, CA (10 miles from Gardena, CA)
Our outstanding dental practice is seeking an exceptional Dental Assistant for an opportunity to join our dedicated team. We are a dental office that cares for our patients....
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Itoh Dental Corporation - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
These small private practices are eager to hire a hard working and reliable dental assistant. Location/Region: Los Angeles, CA...
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Western Dental - La Puente, CA (22 miles from Gardena, CA)
For top performing Dental Assistants, Western Dental/Brident University offers Registered Dental Assistant training programs, RDA license fee reimbursement and promotion tracks....
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Lawndale, CA (3 miles from Gardena, CA)
Dental Assistant or RDA needed with minimum two years experience. Must be able to take X-rays and assist chairside. Spanish speaking and Tab32 knowledge a plus!...
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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West Hollywood Holistic and Cosmetic Dental Care - West Hollywood, CA (13 miles from Gardena, CA)
Our private practice is seeking a full time Dental Assistant. Please forward your resume to set up an interview....
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APLA Health - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
POSITION SUMMARY: The Dental Assistant works under the supervision of licensed Dentist. As a Dental Assistant you will provide chair-side support to the Dentist during patient treatment....
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Encino, CA (22 miles from Gardena, CA)
Seeking a stellar and personable dental assistant or registered dental assistant to join our great team....
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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Gardena, CA

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Gardena, CA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Gardena, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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