Dental Assistant Jobs in Lomita, 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.

Search Dental Assistant Jobs

1-15 of 200 Jobs
Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Lomita, CA)
We are looking to add a Dental Assistant to our staff....
2 days ago
Santa Monica, CA (18 miles from Lomita, CA)
Our high tech patient centered office is looking for a new team member. We have great patients and a dedicated team. We are looking for someone with great communication skills and that wants to...
2 days ago
Anaheim, CA (21 miles from Lomita, CA)
Dental assistant Job Description We are a friendly and fast-paced Family Dental office looking for an enthusiastic, caring and self-motivating Dental Assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
Keith W Cowhey DDS - Seal Beach, CA (13 miles from Lomita, CA)
Fee for service private practice in Seal Beach,CA seeking motivated, compassionate, and detail oriented RDA with current California RDA license. Position is full time - 5 days/week Our office uses...
1 day ago
Shook Dental Care - San Pedro, CA (4 miles from Lomita, CA)
Looking for a responsible team player who is good with patient communications, chairside assisting and a quick learner....
1 day ago
To Help Everyone Health & Wellness Centers - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Lomita, CA)
The Registered Dental Assistant must be knowledgeable in all dentistry procedures, clinic infection control procedures, cleaning and sterilization, tray setup, and materials....
1 day ago
West Hollywood, CA (20 miles from Lomita, CA)
Our state of the art orthodontic office is looking for a new assistant.We are looking for someone with experience who is eager to learn, grow and be a self starter. Full or part time available...
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Lomita, CA)
compensation: based on experience employment type: full-time Our office is looking for a dental assistant, or registered dental assistant, who is highly motivated. Bi-Lingual is a plus....
10 hours ago
Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Lomita, CA)
The registered dental assistant must follow all OSHA and HIPPA regulations, while working collaboratively with their team to provide quality patient care....
2 days ago
Smile Boutique Beverly Hills - Beverly Hills, CA (20 miles from Lomita, CA)
High-end dental practice looking for a full time dental assistant with a vibrant personality, and great attitude. Great dentists and team to work with. Prefer surgical assisting experience....
1 day ago
Hero Practice Services - Huntington Park, CA (14 miles from Lomita, CA)
Previous work experience in a dental practice as a Dental Assistant is preferred. Current BLS CPR certification preferred. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or GED....
1 day ago
Flossn Dental - Westchester, CA (12 miles from Lomita, CA)
Job Description Immediate Part time position available for a Registred Dental Assistant (RDA)/ DA for a Private Dental Office in Westchester, CA, near LAX. 4 year experience with assisting is recommended...
1 day ago
Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Lomita, CA)
Dental office looking for Dental assistant P/T min 3 years of experience with chair side skills, organized someone who really cares about our patients, motivated and hard working....
2 days ago
REEM KABBARAH DDS INC - Los Angeles, CA (13 miles from Lomita, CA)
Additional time is added if sealants are to be placed or if we are introducing a new family to our practice. The practice has a high focus on prevention and family/patient education....
1 day ago
Fountain Valley, CA (22 miles from Lomita, CA)
Private dental office looking for friendly, reliable, dental assistant with a positive attitude. Must have ability to multi-task and work well under pressure. Weekends off....
1 day ago

Demographic Data for Lomita, CA

Moving to Lomita, CA? Find some basic demographic data about Lomita, CA below.


Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Dental Assistant positions

Salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Lomita, CA

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Dental Assistant Related Career Advice Articles

Dental Assistants vs. Dental Hygienists - What's the Difference?

A comprehensive comparison of the education, credentials, job duties, and salary between a dental assistant and a dental hygienist.

Quick Guide to Advanced DANB Certifications

Learn more about the exams, prerequisites, and other requirements needed to earn advanced DANB credentials such as the COA, CPFDA, and CRFDA designations.

How to Become a Dental Hygienist in 4 Steps

Interested in a dental hygienist career? Learn how to get started in this rewarding field.