Dental Assistant Jobs in La Puente, 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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Whittier, CA (5 miles from La Puente, CA)
We are looking for a dental assistant to be part of a highly rated dental office. Applicants must be enthusiastic and knowledgeable....
2 days ago
Corona Family Dental Group - Corona, CA (22 miles from La Puente, CA)
Assistant High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required Licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF) Current CPR certification...
Confidential - Huntington Beach, CA (21 miles from La Puente, CA)
Dental assistant must be radiology certified as well as BLS/CPR certified....
Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from La Puente, CA)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant to join our dental team. This position is for part time on Monday and Wednesday. This is for an immediate position....
2 days ago
Burbank, CA (24 miles from La Puente, CA)
Dental assistant needed for a Busy Dental Office, Full Time Monday-Friday 9am-6:30pm Digital paperless modern office. Must have minimum 2 years of experience please send resume...
13 hours ago
Burbank, CA (24 miles from La Puente, CA)
Great Opportunity - Assistant Job Offer* We are looking for an amazing Back Office Assistant to join our wonderful team and to work with our amazing dentist. We offer Benefits - medical, dental,...
13 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from La Puente, CA)
scans and bond Invisalign attachments - Sterilization and keep a clean office environment - Take/pour alginate dental impressions - Fabricate essix retainers - Take all Orthodontic records (photos and x-rays...
3 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (18 miles from La Puente, CA)
Position is caring for patients within the LA County Healthcare System. The position may be in Long Beach, central LA, East LA, El Monte or Lancaster depending on applicants preference and...
2 days ago
Santa Ana, CA (19 miles from La Puente, CA)
Candidate must be x-ray licensed and CPR Certified. A minimum of 2 years dental assisting experience is preferred....
1 day ago
Gentle Dental - Orange, CA (17 miles from La Puente, CA)
Dental Assistant (RDA) certified X-Ray Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified RDA456...
Huntington Beach, CA (22 miles from La Puente, CA)
Private solo practice (FFS) is looking for a Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant. Must be proficient in Dentrix and digital x-rays. Outgoing personality and strong communication skills....
2 days ago
Orange, CA (17 miles from La Puente, CA)
What we need from you Drivers License/ID CA Registered Dental Assistant License Active CPR Card NPDB What you get from us Sick Pay Holiday Pay Vacation Pay Medical (including prescriptions) Vision insurance...
3 days ago
Man Dental West Covina - West Covina, CA (2 miles from La Puente, CA)
Expose dental diagnostic x-rays....
3 days ago
West Coast Dental - Compton, CA (20 miles from La Puente, CA)
Dental Assistant license for California Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures Able to assist with all...
3 days ago
City of Industry, CA (5 miles from La Puente, CA)
Join our growing team! We're looking for a motivated individual, eager to learn, no experience necessary, but will need great communication skills. We will train.
3 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in La Puente, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in La Puente, CA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • 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 La Puente, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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