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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Belmont, CA (19 miles from San Francisco, CA)
Dental assistant position available to join our team. Experience preferred but not required, can train the correct applicant....
1 day ago
Greenbrae, CA (13 miles from San Francisco, CA)
General dental office located in Greenbrae (near Marin General Hospital) look for a dental assistant (DA) or Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) for Monday, Tuesday and Wendesday....
13 hours ago
Smile Brands - Martinez, CA (19 miles from San Francisco, CA)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
San Leandro, CA (14 miles from San Francisco, 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...
18 hours ago
Pinole, CA (16 miles from San Francisco, CA)
Candidates must be able to take digital x-rays and assist the doctor with 4 handed dentistry. Please email us your resume. We look forward to meeting you!...
1 day ago
Daly City, CA (6 miles from San Francisco, CA)
DENTAL ASSISTANT The candidates should be friendly, energetic, motivated, hardworking, and learning fast. Great skills of customer services are required. Dental experience is required....
14 hours ago
San Ramon, CA (22 miles from San Francisco, 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...
18 hours ago
San Pablo, CA (14 miles from San Francisco, CA)
RDA Our great dental office in San Pablo is looking for a dental assistant or RDA....
3 days ago
San Francisco, CA
Patient care as a dental assistant - x-rays - sterilization - four handed chairside assistance - patient education - electronic charting - coronal polish 2....
3 days ago
San Rafael, CA (14 miles from San Francisco, CA)
RDA/Registered Dental Assistant (san rafael) 411 4th Street near Grand ( ) compensation: Doe employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Established solo-group practice looking for an RDA with...
3 days ago
Hayward, CA (19 miles from San Francisco, CA)
Dental Assistant (hayward / castro valley) compensation: DOE employment type: part-time QR Code Link to This Post Our modern family dental office in Hayward, CA is seeking a dental assistant to join...
3 days ago
San Francisco, CA
Your duties will include chair side assisting, x-rays, and other back office duties. Our ideal candidate would be self-motivated, honest, friendly, dependable, and a quick learner....
3 days ago
San Francisco, CA
We are a fast paced Periodontal office located in Downtown San Francisco looking to hire a dental assistant and a registered dental hygienist (RDH)....
3 days ago
San Quentin, CA (11 miles from San Francisco, CA)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant with experience in Oral Surgery, at our beautiful southern Marin surgical office (with easy access from the East Bay). We are located in Larkspur, California....
3 days ago
Oakland, CA (11 miles from San Francisco, CA)
Busy general dental office looking for a dental assistant or RDA for part time position, possibly full time in near future. Must have x-ray license....
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in San Francisco, CA

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

$47,627

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in San Francisco, 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 (4.2%)
  • 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 Francisco, CA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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