Dental Assistant Jobs in Northridge, 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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Sherman Oaks, CA (8 miles from Northridge, CA)
A private dental office looking for an experienced F/T dental assistant and a receptionist, Ortho experience is a plus. Some Saturdays are required....
2 days ago
Encino, CA (5 miles from Northridge, CA)
Part time/ full time position available FRONT AND BACK OFFICE POSITIONS AVAILABLE Dental Assistant (new grad welcome) Great work environment and room to grow Can start ASAP compensation based on experience...
1 day ago
Northridge, CA
Overview Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
17 hours ago
Confidential - Woodland Hills, CA (10 miles from Northridge, CA)
Dental Assistant with at least 2 years experience needed for family friendly ......
7 hours ago
Encino, CA (5 miles from Northridge, CA)
Private, state-of-the-art family dental office in Encino, looking for dynamic and caring assistants focused on patient care. Must have 2 Years of experience and be willing to work evenings and...
8 hours ago
Santa Monica, CA (15 miles from Northridge, CA)
Full time position available Monday Wednesday and Frida 7am - 3:30pm Tuesday and Thursday 8am -5pm Dental Assistant (new grad welcome) Great work environment and room to grow Can start ASAP compensation...
8 hours ago
Santa Clarita, CA (17 miles from Northridge, CA)
Our Valencia dental office is seeking an experienced dental assistant or RDA (recent grads also considered). *Full Time. Located in the central Valencia, easy drive!...
8 hours ago
Smile Brands - Moorpark, CA (18 miles from Northridge, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant/RDA You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pasadena, CA (24 miles from Northridge, CA)
Now is the time to join Hastings Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your...
21 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - West Hills, CA (4 miles from Northridge, CA)
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
1 day ago
Newbury Park, CA (20 miles from Northridge, CA)
Dental Assistants are welcome to apply....
2 days ago
Pacoima, CA (7 miles from Northridge, CA)
Busy private practice in Pacoima seeking a motivated, ambitious and caring assistant to join our busy team. The ideal candidate should be professional, reliable, and ambitious. They must be able...
2 days ago
James A. Pasternak, DDS, Inc. - Chatsworth, CA (4 miles from Northridge, CA)
GREAT OPPORTUNITY -- We are looking for a moderate amount of experience, An assistant with a happy disposition and a great attitude. Competitive pay ($18 - 23 per hour and good benefits. Please...
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Chatsworth, CA (4 miles from Northridge, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Northridge, CA
Oral Surgery Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
1 day ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Northridge, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

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

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