Dental Assistant Jobs in Napa, 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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Vallejo Children's Dentistry, Inc. - Vallejo, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
Dental assistant needed to work full-time in our pediatric dental office....
1 day ago
Children's Choice Dental Care & Premier Orthodontics - Vallejo, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
We are looking for highly skilled and experienced Registered Dental Assistants (RDA) and/or an Ortho Registered Dental Assistants to join our team....
1 day ago
Alkar Human Resources - Vacaville, CA (23 miles from Napa, CA)
Valid, active,current RDA License (Registered Dental Assistant) & CPR, minimum of 3 years of RDA practical experience, strong leadership skills. Job Requirements Send resumes to [ Link Removed ]...
2 days ago
Napa, CA
Our modern office in Napa is looking for a dental assistant who is reliable, caring, friendly and enthusiastic. Responsibilities include back duties and front office duties....
5 days ago
Vallejo, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
If you are interested in a career in the dental field... we are interested in you! We are looking for bright, fun and energetic personalities that are eager to learn dental assisting! No prior...
6 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Fairfield, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
About you In addition to necessary industry certifications and education, as an orthodontic dental assistant you will possess outstanding time management, communication, and technical skills....
8 days ago
La Clinica - Vallejo, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
Dental Assistant I/II La Clinica * Vallejo, CA * Permanent * Full-time * Just now Dental Assistants: Building Healthier Communities Who we are: La Clnica de La Raza is a community-based health center...
21 days ago
Vallejo, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
Our Dental Office is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant who is independent, diligent, and hard-working. Prior dental office experience is preferred....
21 days ago
Vacaville, CA (23 miles from Napa, CA)
terminology, instruments and equipment Apply Today If you care about your career as much as you care about your patients, join our practice, an office supported by Pacific Dental Services, and build...
23 days ago

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