Dental Assistant Jobs in Riverbank, 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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Pacific Dental Services - Stockton, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Responsibilities Learn and perform basic dental assisting functions in accordance with the applicable state's Dental Auxiliaries Table of Permitted Duties under the direct supervision of the...
1 day ago
Smile Brands - Tracy, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, 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
Manteca Dental Care - Manteca, CA (14 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Ideal Candidates must have 1 year as a hygienist, proficient skills using the internet and computer, and possess a strong ability to communicate effectively with patients and experienced in Dentrix...
4 days ago
Modesto, CA (5 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Private state of the art dental practice looking for a bilingual DA/RDA who enjoys working with children, of cheerful personality, self motivated and able to multitask. Experience not required....
4 days ago
Turlock, CA (18 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Opportunity: Beautiful office and established private practice in Turlock looking for a full time dental assistant for long-term position. *Days/ Time: Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 5 pm....
6 days ago
Tracy, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
We are looking for a bilingual dental assistant for our General Dental office in Tracy. Compensation includes health insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off....
7 days ago
Salida, CA (7 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Caring private practice looking for a full time RDA or dental assistant for long-term position. Excellent benefits offered. Please e-mail resume....
9 days ago
Smile Brands - Stockton, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Required Qualifications: What We Need From You A minimum of 1 year related experience Any required state specific licenses or certifications A current CPR certification An active X-Ray license What...
14 days ago
Stockton, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
We are currently looking for a long term RDA/DA to help grow our private practice, minimum 1 yr experience in dental office. Candidate must be positive with outgoing personality, able to...
17 days ago
Modesto, CA (5 miles from Riverbank, CA)
polish and pit and fissure sealants...
18 days ago
Western Dental - Modesto, CA (5 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Off (PTO) Holiday Pay Medical Dental Vision Continuing education and advancement opportunities 401 (k) plan Certification in the state you are applying as an RDA (CA, AZ, NV, TX) Must have a current X-Ray...
19 days ago
Stockton, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Hiring full/part time RDA or DA. Our dental offices in Stockton/ Lodi provide great working environment. We have been in Business for 14 years + We are looking for a strong team worker that is...
20 days ago
Stockton, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
instruments -Stock operator and maintain inventory -Computerized charting -Bilingual or multi-lingual preferred Serves as the dental chair-side registered dental assistant....
22 days ago
Tracy, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Are you an experienced dental assistant looking to grow a career? Or are you a new graduate looking to start your dental career?...
24 days ago
Stockton, CA (24 miles from Riverbank, CA)
Skilled in the fabrication, adjusting and cementation of well-sealed and esthetically acceptable provisional restorations within allotted time. Skilled in digital intraoral radiography, including...
25 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Riverbank, CA

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

$37,413

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Highest Education Level

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

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