Dental Assistant Jobs in San Francisco, 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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San Francisco, CA
Hello! We are looking for a part-time periodontal surgical assistant for a busy periodontal office in downtown San Francisco, near Union Square. The position will be ~2 days per week (Wednesdays...
3 days ago
San Ramon, CA (22 miles from San Francisco, CA)
We are looking for an RDA/DA to join our fast paced pediatric dental office. Pedo experience preferred but not necessary. Office is located in San Ramon. Position is Full time, including some...
2 days ago
San Francisco, CA
Qualifications: - Working knowledge of approved Dental Assistant functions. - A Certificate from a Dental Assisting Program and X-Ray license (or willingness to get certified) - Strong communication...
1 day ago
Walnut Creek, CA (19 miles from San Francisco, CA)
RDA needed for full time position in our friendly, modern, Covid free and compliant, dental office. Great pay, easy hours, fun team! If this is what youre looking for, we would love to meet you!
4 hours ago
San Francisco, CA
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19 hours ago
San Francisco, CA
Special Alert: We have re-opened and have implemented a comprehensive Covid-19 Health and Safety Plan! This position is available immediately on a full-time basis. Please submit your resume and we...
3 days ago
Belvedere Tiburon, CA (7 miles from San Francisco, CA)
Upscale Tiburon dental practice looking for dynamic individual to join our team. Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic and willing to be a solid team player. Our office is centered around...
19 hours ago
San Francisco, CA
Established Union Square dental practice is looking for an efficient, smart, funny and hard-working individual to join our team. Duties and Responsibilities: - Assist the doctors and the team,...
1 day ago
Hayward, CA (19 miles from San Francisco, CA)
We are currently interviewing for a Dental Assistant/RDA....
4 hours ago
San Francisco, CA
We are looking for a responsible, dedicated RDA to lead our practice. Requirements: - Up-to-date RDA license, X-Ray license, California Dental Practice Act certification, and CPR license -...
3 days ago
San Mateo, CA (15 miles from San Francisco, CA)
We are a family owned and operated dental office looking to hire a full time dental assistant to compliment our team....
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA
Driven and goal-oriented Dental Assistant wanted for established, high-end, quality oriented San Francisco private dental practice. This is not an entry-level position....
1 day ago
Smile Brands - Oakland, CA (11 miles from San Francisco, 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....
2 days ago
Walnut Creek, CA (19 miles from San Francisco, CA)
We are looking for a Registered Dental Assistant. We are a fast paced office located on the border of Walnut Creek and Concord....
19 hours ago
Synneve Skeie, DDS - Pleasant Hill, CA (22 miles from San Francisco, CA)
Our friendly neighborhood FAMILY practice is looking for experienced Registered Dental Assistant with outgoing personality....
2 hours ago

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