Dental Assistant Jobs in Redwood City, 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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Smile Brands - Hayward, CA (16 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
2 days ago
Warren & Chima Orthodontics - San Francisco, CA (22 miles from Redwood City, CA)
included) * Easy commute within SF * Excellent Competitive pay based upon experience Requirements: RDA or DA (One of the following licenses is required for this position) Proof of Covid vaccine Current X-ray...
Smile Brands - San Jose, CA (21 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Alameda, CA (21 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
1 day ago
Ronald Nakano DDS - Santa Clara, CA (17 miles from Redwood City, CA)
We follow all CDC guidlines above & beyond.ResponsiblitiesAll Sterilization duties, Preparing patients & treatment rooms, Take digital x-rays,stock rooms, Order suppliesAssist Doctor, Scanning,Stocking...
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, CA)
*Dentrix knowledge preferred. *Spanish speaking a plus. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, performance incentives, advanced training and recognition....
3 days ago
San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, CA)
*Dentrix knowledge preferred. *Spanish speaking a plus. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, performance incentives, advanced training and recognition....
3 days ago
San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Qualification desired: general dental assisting background, digital x-rays, coronal polishing, temporary crowns, sterilization and other basic assisting tasks....
4 days ago
Bright Smile Dental Office - San Jose, CA (16 miles from Redwood City, CA)
Our DENTAL OFFICE is looking for FULL TIME & PART TIME DENTAL ASSISTANTS working in WEST SAN JOSE and MILPITAS....
Nataly Vilderman D.D.S. Inc - San Francisco, CA (22 miles from Redwood City, CA)
General dental practice in Stonestown Medical Building is looking for experienced and skilled dental assistant to join our growing practice....
Sunnyvale, CA (13 miles from Redwood City, CA)
!! This clinic is having great reviews on Google and YELP and draws 50+ new PPO/FFS patients every month!! No experience required as we are willing to train at job. Work in a great team...
4 days ago
Milpitas, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, CA)
We also have a PT/FT postitiin open for Dental Assistant and Front Desks. Please email us your resume and list your available days of the week. Hope you have a wonderful holiday! Thank you....
4 days ago
San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, CA)
RDA or DA/Floater Needed for Fast-paced Dental Office!!!! We are looking for a highly motivated RDA/DA/Floater who enjoys working in a fast-paced office. This is a great opportunity to gain more...
5 days ago
The University of California, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA (23 miles from Redwood City, CA)
The registered Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting the Pediatric Dentistry faculty and residents with patient care....
5 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (24 miles from Redwood City, CA)
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of dental assistant principles and practices Knowledge of procedures for taking dental x-rays Knowledge of how to sterilize instruments Ability to interact effectively...
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Redwood City, CA

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

$47,627

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Redwood City, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Redwood City, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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