Dental Assistant Jobs in Palmdale, 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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Burbank, CA (24 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Dental assistant needed for a Busy Dental Office, Full Time Monday-Friday 9am-6:30pm Digital paperless modern office. Must have minimum 2 years of experience please send resume...
14 hours ago
Burbank, CA (24 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Great Opportunity - Assistant Job Offer* We are looking for an amazing Back Office Assistant to join our wonderful team and to work with our amazing dentist. We offer Benefits - medical, dental,...
14 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pasadena, CA (23 miles from Palmdale, 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...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Arcadia, CA (24 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Now is the time to join a fast growing organization. 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...
3 days ago
Western Dental Services - Palmdale, CA
Requisition Number21-1235 TitleRegistered Dental Assistant, Ortho CityPalmdale StateCA Zip Code93551 Description RDA Ortho New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training?...
5 days ago
Coast Dental - Lancaster, CA (17 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Specialty Registered Dental Assistant Job Locations US-CA-Lancaster Job ID 2021-5542 Category Dental Assistant Type Regular Full-Time Overview Our companys mission statement is to S.E.R.V....
6 days ago
Monrovia, CA (23 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Requirements: Registered Dental Assistant license for California Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures...
12 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Flintridge, CA (17 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
12 days ago
Pasadena, CA (23 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Some experience needed, must have x ray license. Excellent benefits, including matching retirement plan. Position is available now....
14 days ago
Burbank, CA (24 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Knowledge of Dentrix and speaking Spanish are pluses. If you do not have Ortho experience, we have options for GP as well. If interested, please send your resume today!!!...
15 days ago
West Coast Dental - Monrovia, CA (23 miles from Palmdale, 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...
18 days ago
Burbank, CA (24 miles from Palmdale, CA)
Looking for enthusiastic and experienced dental assistant for a boutique private practice. New Grads are welcome to apply, will train....
18 days ago
Arcadia, CA (24 miles from Palmdale, CA)
RDA, DA, and new graduates are encouraged to apply, but must have x-ray license. - Chairside Dental Assisting - Dental Instrument Sterilization - Superb Customer Service - Professional Appearance -...
19 days ago
Bob Tahani, DMD,Inc - La Canada, CA (17 miles from Palmdale, CA)
No Saturday'sIndividuals must also have an x-ray license and coronal polishing license. Must be proficient in taking and pouring impressions, sterilization, setting up and breaking down the rooms....
20 days ago
Sylmar, CA (16 miles from Palmdale, CA)
We are an Orthodontic practice looking for a Dental Assistant and a Front office staff to join our team. We are looking for an applicant who is friendly, energetic, and a great team player....
20 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Palmdale, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

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

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