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.

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Fairfield, CA (22 miles from Martinez, CA)
Single doctor practice seeking RDA/DA part time. 3 days a week, private practice. Tuesday 8:30 - 5:30 Wednesday 8:30 - 5:30 Thursday 8:30 - 5:30 E-mail resume and two references.
3 days ago
Walnut Creek, CA (8 miles from Martinez, CA)
Dental Assistant - Prosthodontist Position Summary: We are seeking a Dental Assistant - Prosth....
3 days ago
Mill Valley, CA (23 miles from Martinez, CA)
Our practice is looking for an energetic, friendly, and motivated individual for the position of orthodontic assistant! While experience is helpful, it isn't necessary to apply for this position....
2 days ago
Danville, CA (17 miles from Martinez, CA)
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR: We're looking for a Orthodontic Dental Assistant or RDA with Orthodontic or Pediatric experience to join our team!...
1 day ago
Greenbrae, CA (21 miles from Martinez, CA)
Registered Dental Assistant or Dental Assistant- Orthodontics We are looking for an RDA or DA to join our amazing team! Orthodontic experience is preferred, but not required....
14 hours ago
Marin Community Clinic - San Rafael, CA 94901, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
Marin Community Clinics is looking for a Dental Assistant to join our team....
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2 days ago Marin Community Clinic
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
We are looking for a responsible, dedicated RDA to lead our back office operations. Requirements:. All licenses current (RDA license, x-ray, infection control, California Dental Practice Act,...
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Castro Valley, CA (15 miles from Martinez, CA)
We strive to be one of the best dental specialty offices in the Greater Bay Area. To achieve this, we provide superior service as well as excellent treatment results for our patients. To...
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San Ramon, CA (16 miles from Martinez, CA)
We are looking for a reliable, professional dental assistant for our general dentistry office located in San Ramon....
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
We are a fun, high growth practice looking for a great DA/RDA to join our team! Great compensation and benefits. You should be great in all aspects of assisting and patient care. Excited to connect!
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA (19 miles from Martinez, CA)
Looking for Fun, Patient Oriented, Out going Person for All Phases of Dental Procedures to work 5 days, No weekends. Great remolded office at Union Square Area of San Francisco Must have x-ray...
14 hours ago
Brentwood, CA (23 miles from Martinez, CA)
Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed Sterilization, break down/set up of operatory Chairside assisting, radiographs and photographs Laboratory work (pouring models, trimming...
2 days ago
Marin Community Clinic - Novato, CA 94949, CA (22 miles from Martinez, CA)
Marin Community Clinics is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant to join our team....
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2 days ago Marin Community Clinic
San Ramon, CA (16 miles from Martinez, CA)
Our dental clinic in San Ramon is seeking a RDA/Dental Assistant for Tuesdays only from 9AM-6PM....
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Vallejo, CA (16 miles from Martinez, CA)
No experience necessary/ Willing to Train -Organization skills -Communication skills -Fast learner -Dental terminology -Team player -Motivated -Bilingual is a plus (Tagalog/Spanish) We are a general...
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Martinez, CA

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

$47,627

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Martinez, CA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Martinez, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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