Dental Assistant Jobs in Los Osos, 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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San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
General practice dental office in SLO is looking for a full time or part time Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or Expanding functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)....
3 days ago
Paso Robles, CA (24 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Looking for an RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) or a DA(Dental Assistant) for a dental office in Paso Robles....
8 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Dental Office seeking a full time Dental Assistant Candidate must be professional, motivated and hard working....
9 days ago
Los Osos, CA
Seeking Dental Assistant to join our team. Experience reccomended. Certified in x-rays and sterilization....
11 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Looking for a Dental assistant Monday- Thursday. Temporary with possibility for Permanent job. We are a fun and fast paced office. Experience is a must....
11 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
The Dental Group of Latta, Wells & Associates is looking for a full-time dental assistant to join our team! This position is 5 days per week, 8am-5pm Monday through Friday....
17 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Are you an RDA or DA? Are you a surgical assistant or technician? Or, are you a student looking for a healthcare internship or clinical hours? We are an oral surgery office in San Luis Obispo...
18 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
RDAs (registered dental assistant) and EFDAs (expanded functions dental assistant) are a big plus and encouraged to apply....
18 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
We are looking for a registered dental assistant to join our team! Candidates must be able to work in a team oriented environment and be great with children, as we are a pediatric dental office....
24 days ago
Nipomo, CA (24 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Our office is looking for a new Dental Assistant to join our team. Applicant must have experience....
26 days ago

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