Dental Assistant Jobs in Modesto, 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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Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
Hello. Our family oriented practice is looking for energetic and bright team members to join our practice. Experience is helpful but not required. Dental Assisting degree (and the various...
2 days ago
Ripon, CA (8 miles from Modesto, CA)
Private dental clinic in Ripon seeking full time experienced RDA. Prior work experience assisting for endo and oral surgery is a plus. Knowledge of digital scanner use and Invisalign is a plus....
3 days ago
Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
Beautiful, hi-tech, customer oriented, dental office in Turlock is seeking a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), preferably bilingual....
5 days ago
Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
Our dental office in Turlock is looking for an experienced RDA, preferably bilingual. Sign-on bonus available for the right candidate. Competitive pay with bonus options. We have incorporated...
5 days ago
Modesto, CA
We are a busy dental office and need a SUPERSTAR Registered Dental Assistant to add to our terrific team! We love our patients and LOVE what we do....
7 days ago
Tracy, CA (21 miles from Modesto, CA)
A well established private office is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). Ours is a patient oriented practice that accepts only PPO insurances....
8 days ago
Tracy, CA (21 miles from Modesto, CA)
REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT NEEDED: PART-TIME: 3 DAYS; 21-24 HRS +/WK Looking for a friendly, professional RDA with good communication, typing skills, and work ethics to join a wonderful team in a beautiful...
8 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Tracy, CA (21 miles from Modesto, CA)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
10 days ago
Modesto, CA
RDA & DA NEEDED in a general dentist's office. *Full time position assisting the doctor *Caring, responsible, & reliable individuals *Bilingual plus *Fast learner *Cross training with front & back...
10 days ago
Modesto, CA
We are looking for a dental assistant with some experience in this specific field. License must be current. We are a small dental office in Modesto California....
11 days ago
Riverbank, CA (5 miles from Modesto, CA)
Fast paced private practice seeking an experienced Rda /Da assistant for a full time position. Bilingual a plus and Dentrix experience a plus. Must have excellent customer service skills and be a...
12 days ago
Modesto, CA
Seeking a full time Dental Assistant for private dental office in Modesto, Ca. Candidates must have good communication skills and should deliver top quality care to patients....
12 days ago
Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
Kolody Orthodontics is an established, state-of-the-art, private orthodontic practice based in Turlock. We are currently seeking a full time orthodontic assistant to join our dynamic team. Our...
14 days ago
Tracy, CA (21 miles from Modesto, CA)
We are a growing general dentistry practice looking for a registered dental assistant (RDA) ASAP....
15 days ago
Turlock, CA (15 miles from Modesto, CA)
Hello. We are looking for a new staff member to do some reception and back office duties in our family oriented dental office. Experience is a plus but not necessary. It would be PT initially, but...
16 days ago

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