Dental Assistant Jobs in Rancho Mirage, 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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Craig Conrow Dental Cosmetic, Restorative & Implant Dentistry - Palm Desert, CA (6 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
Craig Conrow has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions and Extended Duties in Palm Desert,CA....
Palm Desert, CA (6 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
Experienced and energetic dental assistant to assist dentist with patient procedures. Experience in this area is a must....
7 days ago
Palm Desert, CA (6 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
Our beautiful Palm Desert office features services such as Cerec, Implants, Laser treatment and I-Cat x-rays. We are seeking a highly motivated RDA or DA to join our team....
20 days ago
La Quinta, CA (10 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
DA or RDA Needed Full/Part-Time If you are a motivated self-starter with an excellent work ethic, please apply. We have a modern and fully equipped dental practice. Must have experience in the...
20 days ago
Smile Brands - Indio, CA (11 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
25 days ago
Cathedral City, CA (3 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
The qualified candidate must be proficient in fabricating temporaries, multi-tasking, procedure tray preparation and have a working knowledge of taking digital x-rays....
28 days ago
Rancho Mirage, CA
We are a children's dental office looking for a Dental Assistant (Full-time or Part-time) to add to our team. Ideal candidate would have a positive attitude and enjoy working with children....
29 days ago
Palm Desert, CA (6 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
Overview Craig Conrow has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Palm Desert,CA. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
30+ days ago
In Genesis - Rancho Mirage, CA
InGenesis is currently seeking a Dental Assistant to work with our client located in Rancho Mirage, CA....
45+ days ago
Western Dental - Cathedral City, CA (3 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training? Are you a motivated self-starter looking for professional and personal fulfillment in your dental career? Come and join a fun a...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Rancho Mirage, CA

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Highest Education Level

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

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