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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Pismo Beach, CA (14 miles from Los Osos, CA)
We are looking for an experienced RDA to join our dental team at the private dental practice of Christopher Stellpflug, D.D.S. in Pismo Beach located in the Pismo Medical Campus. We are a...
1 day ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application...
15 hours ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
We are looking for a Full Time Registered Dental Assistant/Dental Assistant to join our team....
16 days ago
Paso Robles, CA (24 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Dental Assistant to cover maternity leave. January 3 through the month of May 2022. X-ray license required....
17 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Are you looking for an interesting and exciting career in the dental field? Our busy, technology forward, and patient centered dental office is looking for a positive, energetic, and curious...
22 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Are you looking for an interesting and exciting career in the dental field? Our busy, technology forward, and patient centered dental office is looking for a positive, energetic, and curious...
22 days ago
Paso Robles, CA (24 miles from Los Osos, CA)
NOW HIRING Dental Assistant!...
23 days ago
Atascadero, CA (12 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Atascadero Hills Dental a fast growing, privately owned dental office in Atascadero, seeking a talented & enthusiastic Dental Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant or RDAEF2 team member to join us in...
23 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Full Time RDA/DA If you are interested in a rewarding career, look no further! Our office is seeking a full-time DA/RDA to join our patient centered, well-established, high-tech office in downtown...
23 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Dental Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant-Expanding implant and aesthetic reconstruction dental practice....
24 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Dental Assistant Wanted!...
25 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Are you looking for an interesting and exciting career in the dental field? Our busy, technology forward, and patient centered dental office is looking for a positive, energetic, and curious...
28 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (11 miles from Los Osos, CA)
Pacific Pediatric Dentistry has an opening for an RDA/DA to join our friendly dental practice. Candidates must be able to work in a team oriented environment, reliable and be great with children....
30+ days ago
Smile Brands - Paso Robles, CA (24 miles from Los Osos, CA)
We've got the ideal job for you at the Johnson Family Dental office in Paso Robles, CA Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Los Osos, CA

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

$43,650

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Highest Education Level

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

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