Dental Assistant Jobs in Novato, 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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San Rafael, CA (11 miles from Novato, CA)
RDA/Registered Dental Assistant (san rafael) 411 4th Street near Grand ( ) compensation: Doe employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Established solo-group practice looking for an RDA with...
2 days ago
Novato, CA
We are looking for an experienced or recently graduated Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or Dental Assistant (DA) for our mostly Implant Specialty practice. We do general dentistry as well....
14 hours ago
Petaluma, CA (14 miles from Novato, CA)
Orthodontic Dental Assistant We are a private Orthodontic office looking to hire a full-time orthodontic chairside assistant. We are open to experienced Orthodontic RDA's and OA's....
2 days ago
San Pablo, CA (15 miles from Novato, CA)
RDA Our great dental office in San Pablo is looking for a dental assistant or RDA....
2 days ago
San Quentin, CA (13 miles from Novato, CA)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant with experience in Oral Surgery, at our beautiful southern Marin surgical office (with easy access from the East Bay). We are located in Larkspur, California....
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Martinez, CA (24 miles from Novato, CA)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
Pinole, CA (17 miles from Novato, CA)
Candidates must be able to take digital x-rays and assist the doctor with 4 handed dentistry. Please email us your resume. We look forward to meeting you!...
4 hours ago
Pinole, CA (17 miles from Novato, CA)
Current X-ray license, Infection control certificate, and proof of Covid-19 Vaccination required at time of hire....
3 days ago
Berkeley, CA (23 miles from Novato, CA)
Dental Assistant for established general practice....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Novato, CA
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pinole, CA (17 miles from Novato, CA)
Now is the time to join Pinole Modern Dentistry. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level...
3 days ago
La Clinica de la Raza - Vallejo, CA (18 miles from Novato, CA)
This position is only available to current Dental Assistant externs from Carrington College* DA Extern or Volunteer: A dental assistant is expected to perform the following duties under the general...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Rohnert Park, CA (15 miles from Novato, CA)
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pinole, CA (17 miles from Novato, CA)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
3 days ago
Marin Community Clinic - San Rafael, CA (11 miles from Novato, CA)
Marin Community Clinics is looking for Registered Dental Assistants to join our team. Work Schedule Variety of work schedules available....

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Novato, CA

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Highest Education Level

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

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