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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Registered Dental Assistant

  • Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
  • Los Angeles, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 2 hours ago
Possesses a current California Registered Dental Assistant License, current California X-Ray Certificate, current CPR Certification, and current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification...

Dental Assistant

  • Westlake Village, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 1 day ago
We are looking for that special dental assistant for a high end 2-doctor specialty practice in Thousand Oaks....

Dental Assistant

  • Westlake Village, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 1 day ago
Position is open to dental assistants only....

Dental Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant

  • La Canada Flintridge, CA (19 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 2 hours ago
We are happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant!...

Dental Assistant

  • Sherman Oaks, CA (7 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 2 hours ago
A private dental office looking for an experienced F/T or P/T dental assistant and a receptionist, Ortho experience is a plus. Some Saturdays are required....

Rda/Dental Assistant

  • Inglewood, CA (23 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 13 hours ago
We are in Need of Registered Dental assistant with Extended Function and dental assistant We are a fun and fast paced office that takes excellent care of our patients....

Dental Assistant

  • Tarzana, CA (8 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 13 hours ago
We are looking for a DENTAL ASSISTANT for our office in Tarzana. Front desk experience preferred, not required....

Dental Assistant Needed

  • Sylmar, CA (8 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 13 hours ago
Private Dental office looking for an experienced (1+ years), professional, Responsible, Friendly Dental assistant to join our beautiful office located in Sylmar/ Lakeview Terrace location....

Dental Assistant

  • West Coast Dental
  • Los Angeles, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 11 hours ago
assistant certification from a credited college or school Current x-ray license for California Current CPR Able to follow and understand OSHA compliance Knowledge of sterilization procedures Able to...

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) - $35/hr

  • TMJ Expert Specialist Los Angeles Dr. Eddie Siman
  • Los Angeles, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 1 hour ago
Dental Assistant (DA or RDA) - $25 to $35/hr Our cosmetic dentistry office located in Sherman Oaks is hiring a full time Dental Assistant (DA or RDA) to join our team!...

Dental Assistant or Receptionist is needed

  • Pacoima, CA (2 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 2 hours ago
A private, small, modern, and clean General Dental Office is looking for either P/T or F/T DENTAL ASSISTANT or RECEPTIONIST in Pacoima....

Dental Assistant

  • Lennox Family Dental
  • Inglewood, CA (23 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 3 days ago
Dental Assistant position available for friendly, responsible and reliable dental assistant. Experience helpful but we are willing to train a new grad. Must have xray license. Bilingual preferred....

Dental Assistant

  • Heart Centered Dentistry
  • Santa Monica, CA (19 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 3 days ago
Our outstanding dental practice is seeking an exceptional Dental Assistant for an opportunity to join our dedicated team....

Dental Assistant

  • Western Dental/Brident
  • Los Angeles, CA (24 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 3 days ago
Now Hiring - Dental Assistant! New & Experienced Licensee Welcome! Want excellent training?...

Registered Dental Asst

  • Western Dental
  • Pasadena, CA (19 miles from San Fernando, CA)
  • 3 days ago
Qualifications Must have a current RDA dental license in the state you are applying for (CA, AZ, NV, TX) Minimum of a High School Diploma X- Ray license CPR current Prefer 2 to 3 years experience Able...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in San Fernando, CA

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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 (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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