Dental Assistant Jobs in San Fernando, 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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Santa Clarita, CA (16 miles from San Fernando, CA)
The ideal candidate must have an X-ray license. We perform primarily veneer and crown procedures in addition to implants and invisalign....
2 days ago
Hero Practice Services - Los Angeles, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
Job Description: Dental Assistant Location: KDP- Reports to: Dental Team Lead Status: Non-exempts Pay Range: $16.00+ DOE COMPANY OVERVIEW Kids Dental Place Dental and Orthodontics is part of the Hero...
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
Dental Office in Hollywood Seeking RDA or DA MANDATORY: Few Years of Experience and Current License Hands-on experience with temporary crowns, bridges and veneers is REQUIRED. Part time position...
3 days ago
Northridge, CA (7 miles from San Fernando, CA)
assistant Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods Understanding of health & safety regulations Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus Good...
1 day ago
Monterey Park, CA (22 miles from San Fernando, CA)
We are looking for a RDA or Dental Assistant for our wonderful and brilliant team :) Experience with Dentrix and being able to speak Spanish are pluses. Benefits and bonuses are offered....
17 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Glendale, CA (11 miles from San Fernando, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
9 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Flintridge, CA (19 miles from San Fernando, CA)
Now is the time to join La Canada Smiles Dentistry. 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...
2 days ago
Culver City, CA (20 miles from San Fernando, CA)
Must know How to take X-Rays and interact with Patient Pay will be based upon experience....
3 days ago
Huntington Park, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
Speaking Spanish and experience with Dentrix are pluses. Holiday days, vacation days, sick days, medical insurance, dental and a 401 (k) plus a great group bonus compensation plan....
17 hours ago
Chatsworth, CA (9 miles from San Fernando, CA)
Qualifications High school or equivalent (Preferred) Dental Assistant License X-Ray Certificate (Preferred) Full Job Description Dental assistant should be reliable, punctual, multi-tasker, well-organized...
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Los Angeles, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
We are happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant!...
2 days ago
Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Culver City, CA (20 miles from San Fernando, CA)
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES PART-TIME POSITION WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE ADJUNCT - FY22 DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled...
1 day ago
East Los Angeles College - Monterey Park, CA (22 miles from San Fernando, CA)
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT P ROFESSIONAL O PPORTUNITIES PART-TIME POSITION WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE ADJUNCT FY22 DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled...
3 days ago
San Fernando, CA
General Dental Office is looking for a long term Receptionist and Dental Assistant for front and back office support. We will train you, no experience necessary....
3 days ago
MediQuest - Alhambra, CA (21 miles from San Fernando, CA)
and Digital X-Rays Referral Bonus: Referrals really pay off!...
3 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in San Fernando, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in San Fernando, CA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • 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 San Fernando, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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