Dental Assistant Jobs in Grass 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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Fore Dental Care - Grass Valley, CA
RDA/EF2 Fore Dental Care Full time Monday - Friday Registered Dental Assistant needed at Fore Dental Care. Must be gentle and treat our patients like family and embrace the latest technology....
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Fore Dental Care - Grass Valley, CA
Registered Dental Assistant/EF2 Fore Dental Care Grass Valley, CA Full-time Administration / Clerical Posted on December 17, 2021 RDA/EF2 Fore Dental Care Full time Monday - Friday Registered Dental...
17 days ago
Auburn, CA (19 miles from Grass Valley, CA)
*Dentrix experience is a plus but not expected* Other responsibilities include- making/rescheduling appointments, answering phone calls, greeting patients....
21 days ago
Cedar Ridge, CA (6 miles from Grass Valley, CA)
Well established, growing dental practice looking to hire full-time, RDA position who is hard working, flexible, enthusiastic, friendly and willing to learn more. Experience preferred, surgery a...
25 days ago
Grass Valley, CA
time Monday - Friday Registered Dental Assistant needed at Fore Dental Care....
27 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Auburn, CA (19 miles from Grass Valley, CA)
Now is the time to join Sierra Smiles 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...
30+ days ago
Grass Valley, CA
Dental Assistant needed at Fore Dental Care....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Grass Valley, CA

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Grass Valley, CA

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

$39,799

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Highest Education Level

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

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