Dental Assistant Jobs in Orange, 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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Whittier, CA (17 miles from Orange, CA)
We are looking for a dental assistant to be part of a highly rated dental office. Applicants must be enthusiastic and knowledgeable....
2 days ago
Corona Family Dental Group - Corona, CA (14 miles from Orange, CA)
Assistant High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required Licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF) Current CPR certification...
Confidential - Huntington Beach, CA (9 miles from Orange, CA)
Dental assistant must be radiology certified as well as BLS/CPR certified....
Wilmington, CA (23 miles from Orange, CA)
Job duties will mostly be required chairside assisting....
1 day ago
Santa Ana, CA (2 miles from Orange, CA)
Candidate must be x-ray licensed and CPR Certified. A minimum of 2 years dental assisting experience is preferred....
1 day ago
Gentle Dental - Orange, CA
Dental Assistant (RDA) certified X-Ray Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified RDA456...
Huntington Beach, CA (10 miles from Orange, CA)
Private solo practice (FFS) is looking for a Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant. Must be proficient in Dentrix and digital x-rays. Outgoing personality and strong communication skills....
2 days ago
Orange, CA
What we need from you Drivers License/ID CA Registered Dental Assistant License Active CPR Card NPDB What you get from us Sick Pay Holiday Pay Vacation Pay Medical (including prescriptions) Vision insurance...
3 days ago
Lake Forest, CA (15 miles from Orange, CA)
So don't be afraid to apply even if you are not a registered dental assistant, if you have a great attitude and have attention to detail, we have a place for you to learn and grow!...
3 days ago
Man Dental West Covina - West Covina, CA (20 miles from Orange, CA)
Expose dental diagnostic x-rays....
3 days ago
Gentle Dental - Mission Viejo, CA (22 miles from Orange, CA)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...
West Coast Dental - Compton, CA (23 miles from Orange, CA)
Dental Assistant license for California Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures Able to assist with all...
3 days ago
City of Industry, CA (17 miles from Orange, CA)
Join our growing team! We're looking for a motivated individual, eager to learn, no experience necessary, but will need great communication skills. We will train.
3 days ago
Long Beach, CA (15 miles from Orange, CA)
If you have an outgoing personality with excellent communication skills, have dental knowledge and experience as a Registered Dental Assistant, we would love to meet you....
3 days ago
Gentle Dental - Mission Viejo, CA (22 miles from Orange, CA)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Orange, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

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

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