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)
Dental Office in Hollywood Seeking RDA or DA MANDATORY: Few Years of Experience and Current License Hands-on experience with temporary crowns, bridges and veneers is REQUIRED. Part time position...
2 days ago
Huntington Beach, CA (21 miles from Gardena, 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
Hero Practice Services - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
Job Description: Dental Assistant Location: KDP- Reports to: Dental Team Lead Status: Non-exempts Pay Range: $16.00+ DOE COMPANY OVERVIEW Kids Dental Place Dental and Orthodontics is part of the Hero...
1 day ago
Monterey Park, CA (13 miles from Gardena, CA)
We are looking for a RDA or Dental Assistant for our wonderful and brilliant team :) Experience with Dentrix and being able to speak Spanish are pluses. Benefits and bonuses are offered....
2 hours ago
Culver City, CA (9 miles from Gardena, CA)
Must know How to take X-Rays and interact with Patient Pay will be based upon experience....
2 days ago
Huntington Park, CA (7 miles from Gardena, 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
Carson, CA (5 miles from Gardena, CA)
Reliable Dental assistant needed in Carson office part time. Dental Assistant Responsibilities include: Preparing patients for dental work....
2 days ago
East Los Angeles College - Monterey Park, CA (13 miles from Gardena, CA)
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT P ROFESSIONAL O PPORTUNITIES PART-TIME POSITION WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE ADJUNCT FY22 DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled...
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Los Angeles, CA (6 miles from Gardena, CA)
We are happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Gardena, 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
Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Culver City, CA (9 miles from Gardena, CA)
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES PART-TIME POSITION WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE ADJUNCT - FY22 DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled...
17 hours ago
Beverly Hills, CA (13 miles from Gardena, CA)
We're looking for a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team! If you're friendly, motivated, and a team player, then we're looking for you!...
2 days ago
Culver City, CA (9 miles from Gardena, CA)
Seeking a dedicated & attention to detail oriented dental assistant to join our concierge practice. Looking for long term relationship. If you love dentistry, this is the place for you!...
2 days ago
Western Dental/Brident - Los Angeles, CA (5 miles from Gardena, CA)
Now Hiring - Dental Assistant! New & Experienced Licensee Welcome! Want excellent training?...
University of Southern California - Dockweiler, CA (9 miles from Gardena, CA)
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC is seeking a Dental Assistant to join the Pediatric Dental Clinic team located at the Health Science Campus....
2 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Gardena, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

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

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