Dental Assistant Jobs in Martinez, 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 95 Jobs
SmileDirectClub - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
Job Type Full-Time Overview Bilingual (Mandarin/Cantonese) Remote RDA (Full-Time) We're SmileDirectClub, and we believe everyone deserves a smile they'll love. We also believe that you deserve a...
2 days ago
Marin Dental Wellness - Mill Valley, CA (23 miles from Martinez, CA)
(if you have experience with Oral surgery compensation would be adjusted) X-ray certified COMMUNICATION/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Customer service-oriented...
Quick Apply

1 day ago Marin Dental Wellness
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
39200 Liberty St. Ste. B near Liberty and Capitol compensation: Pay depends on experience employment type: part-time Fremont General Practice is seeking a RDA / DA for a part time position. The...
1 day ago
California Prison Health Care System - San Quentin, CA (18 miles from Martinez, CA)
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services Region: Bay Area Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled Dental Assistant, CF $39,720 - $73,476 Annual Range A Dental...
2 days ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
compensation: Hourly, bonus and holiday. employment type: full-time Looking for Registered Dental Assistants who likes to be valued and appreciated for their skills in managing a back office....
2 days ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
We are looking for a Registered Dental Assistant, RDA, in a high-paced, well-established family practice. Part Time with the ability to transition into Full Time in the near future....
6 days ago
Candid™ - San Francisco, CA (18 miles from Martinez, CA)
Role We are looking for a Registered Dental Assistant to join the Candid Studios™ team to help deliver on our first-in-class customer experience....
Quick Apply

9 days ago Candid™
Big Smiles - Oakland, CA (14 miles from Martinez, CA)
Dental Assistant (DA) Qualifications: Must hold active CPR certification card Must have 1+ years of experience as a Dental Assistant (DA) Must have 1+ years Digital X-ray Imaging experience Valid driver...
10 days ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
compensation: Based on Experience employment type: full-time WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU HAD FUN AT WORK? WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME THAT YOU FELT SUPPORTED BY AN AWESOME TEAM AROUND YOU (besides your...
12 days ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
compensation: Very good hourly commensurate with experience and energy employment type: part-time dental assistant/dental front for general dental office Energetic Experienced dental assistant/front...
13 days ago
Hayward, CA (21 miles from Martinez, CA)
dental assistant or registered dental assistant....
13 days ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
Candidates with experience as an RDA or recently graduated dental assistants are encouraged to apply. We are willing to train the right individual....
14 days ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
Foothill Blvd. compensation: DOE employment type: full-time We are a growing dental office looking to hire a Dental Assistant to join our team!...
15 days ago
San Francisco Community Health Center - San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
Description POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Dental Assistant position at San Francisco Community Health Center is involved with all aspects of general dentistry....
15 days ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
compensation: TBD employment type: full-time Our well established, busy, general dental practice is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant!...
16 days ago

Demographic Data for Martinez, CA

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


Local
National
47,065
1,084
Medium

Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring
Why join the course?

Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing...


Discover Dentistry
Why join the course?

Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? Or how broken teeth are fixed? Join Professor Christopher Stokes from the...


Digital Biomaterials
Learn from a dynamic team of 25 dental practitioners and researchers across 10 dental specialties from around the world led by HKU’s Professor Jukka P. Matinlinna and Dr James K.H. Tsoi. In this...

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 Martinez, 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.