Dental Assistant Jobs in San Jose, 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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Redwood City, CA (21 miles from San Jose, CA)
Our prevention-focused dental team is looking for a caring, enthusiastic, and dependable dental assistant. The position is part-time and approximately 16 hours per week....
1 day ago
San Jose, CA
Smiletheory is looking for a superstar dental assistant to join our lively and fun team....
6 hours ago
Campbell, CA (5 miles from San Jose, CA)
Solo private practice general dentist is looking for a dental assistant, RDA preferred but willing to work with the right DA. Applicant should be reliable, friendly, punctual and willing to learn....
1 day ago
Confidential - Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are a small PPO practice in Santa Cruz looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and reliable dental assistant to join our dental team....
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2 days ago
Scotts Valley, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
~DENTAL ASSISTANT: Full Time Dental Experience required: DA, RDA, or RDAEF. Current certification for x-rays, infection control, and BLS (basic life support) training....
22 hours ago
Los Altos, CA (14 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are a searching for a dental assistant to help make our office a place people look forward to visiting. Our focus is on quality over production....
22 hours ago
Mountain View, CA (10 miles from San Jose, CA)
Our Mountain View dental office is looking for a Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Assistant to help our doctors with typical DA routines....
6 hours ago
Mountain View, CA (10 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are currently looking for a part-time dental assistant who can work for up to four days (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays)....
4 days ago
Felton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are a small private practice looking for a RDA to join our team. Hoping to find someone hard working, reliable and with a few years of experience. The hours we work are Tuesday/Thursday(8-4) &...
5 days ago
Palo Alto, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
Nice friendly, CHILL dentist in a cozy pristine dental office needs skilled RDA that is comfortable making appointments and collecting payment. This is an established fee for service practice that...
5 days ago
Mountain View, CA (10 miles from San Jose, CA)
I will respond if I'm not asleep. www.drjoelee.com keywords: dental assistant, registered dental assistant, DA, RDA, FT, PT, full time, part time...
5 days ago
San Jose, CA
Required qualifications: -minimum 1 year working as a dental assistant -EXCEPTIONAL customer service -digital xrays and charting experience -iTero and CEREC 3D imaging experience a plus but not required...
6 days ago
Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Opportunity to join the PREMIER pediatric dental practice in Fremont! RDA preferred but DA also considered! This is a practice where we work together, have fun, help each other, and do beautiful,...
6 days ago
Children's Choice Dental Care & Premier Orthodontics - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are looking for highly skilled and experienced Registered Dental Assistants (RDA) and/or an Ortho Registered Dental Assistants to join our team....
6 days ago
West Valley Family Dentistry - Saratoga, CA (10 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are a dental office in Saratoga/West San Jose area looking for full time dental assistant, working 4-5 days a week. DA license required. 1-2 years experience preferred....
6 days ago

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