Dental Assistant Jobs in Lawndale, 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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Smile Brands - Wilmington, CA (9 miles from Lawndale, 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....
Confidential - Los Angeles, CA (8 miles from Lawndale, CA)
A motivated, friendly, and hard-working team player is what our general practice dental office seeks. Must be friendly, reliable and prompt. We are located near the Beverly Center
6 hours ago
Culver City, CA (7 miles from Lawndale, CA)
We are in need of both front office and a dental assistant. Must have 2 years experience. Must understand the need for excellent patient experience....
3 days ago
Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) - Torrance, CA (4 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Job Summary Job Summary DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUCTOR to teach an entry-level extensive hands-on-training in the unlicensed field of Dental Assisting. The program places focus on all aspects of...
2 days ago
Confidential - Huntington Beach, CA (22 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Dental assistant must be radiology certified as well as BLS/CPR certified....
Beverly Hills, CA (13 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Additional Qualifications: -Experience with digital X-rays and a CURRENT X-ray certification -Must be on-time, every day, with a professional appearance -Bonus points for Dentrix and Dexis experience...
1 day ago
Torrance, CA (3 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Requirements: Registered Dental Assistant license for California Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures...
10 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (8 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Requirements: Registered Dental Assistant license for California Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures...
10 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (8 miles from Lawndale, 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....
3 days ago
Wilmington, CA (9 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Job duties will mostly be required chairside assisting....
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (8 miles from Lawndale, 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...
1 day ago
Burbank, CA (21 miles from Lawndale, 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...
1 day ago
Burbank, CA (21 miles from Lawndale, 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,...
1 day ago
Los Angeles, CA (8 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Beautiful high pace office located in North Hollywood has an opening available for a dental assistance. Requirements : Individual must be dedicated to work, on time we are a multi specialty dental...
19 hours ago
La Mirada, CA (19 miles from Lawndale, CA)
Awesome dental assistant wanted for our fun dental office in La Mirada. If you are awesome and outgoing our team is looking for you! Oppertunity for career growth for everyone....
10 hours ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lawndale, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

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

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