Dental Assistant Jobs in Los Gatos, 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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Saratoga, CA (3 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
compensation: TOP Salary employment type: full-time Full-time Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) needed for a High Performing General Dental Practice RDAEF1 & RDAEF2 Preferred!!...
1 day ago
Palo Alto, CA (17 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Skill in acting as liaison between staff dental assistants and the supervisor. 5. Ability to provide professional oversight and consultation for staff dental assistants. Assignment....
3 days ago
Western Dental/Brident - Santa Clara, CA (8 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Job Information Western Dental/Brident Registered Dental Assistant in Santa Clara , California Requisition Number 20-0803 Title Registered Dental Assistant City Santa Clara State CA Zip Code 95051 Description...
10 days ago
Confidential - Santa Cruz, CA (14 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
We are a small PPO practice in Santa Cruz looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and reliable dental assistant to join our dental team....
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14 days ago
Sunnyvale, CA (11 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Dental office in Sunnyvale and San Jose is looking for a Full-Time or Part-time Dental Assistant(DA/RDA)....
20 days ago
Redwood City, CA (21 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
compensation: Based on work experience employment type: full-time Busy private dental office in Redwood City looking for a reliable, long term, professional, punctual and team-oriented full-time...
22 days ago
Redwood City, CA (21 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
compensation: Depends on experience employment type: full-time COME JOIN OUR 5 STAR YELP OFFICE!!! Looking for a DA or RDA who is a warm, energetic, friendly, and upbeat person. Must love working...
23 days ago
West Coast Dental - San Jose, CA (9 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Dental Assistant New Grads Welcome! Job Locations US-CA-San Jose Job ID 2020-4016 Category Dental Assistant Type Regular Full-Time Overview Welcome to West Coast Dental!...
26 days ago
Los Gatos, CA
Must be x-ray certified. Please send resume and cover letter. Salary is based on experience. Job Type: Part-time...
27 days ago
Los Gatos, CA
Must be x-ray certified. Please send resume and cover letter. Salary is based on experience....
28 days ago
Cupertino, CA (7 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Reputed dental office in Cupertino is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic DA/RDA to work in our office 4 days a week. We are a high-tech, paperless office...
28 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA (14 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
1017 Mission Street near Rigg compensation: Based on experience employment type: full-time Full time Monday to Friday dental assistant or registered dental assistant needed for a busy Dental Office...
29 days ago
Mountain View, CA (13 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
employment type: part-time DENTAL ASSISTANT 2, RDA or DA for Surgical Periodontal solo doctor private practice, on the border of Mountain View and Sunnyvale....
29 days ago
Los Gatos, CA
compensation: Competitive Wage based on Experience employment type: full-time Immediate position with benefit package for a full-time DA/RDA. New Graduates and those who are about to graduate are...
29 days ago
Western Dental Services - San Jose, CA (9 miles from Los Gatos, CA)
Requisition Number 20-0776 Title Dental Assistant City San Jose State CA Zip Code 95124 Description Are you a motivated self-starter looking for professional and personal fulfillment in your career?...
30+ days ago

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