Dental Assistant Jobs in San Leandro, 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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Laica De La Raza Inc - Oakland, CA (5 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Other Qualifications HS/GED, X-Ray License, and 1-2 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. Non-Licensed DA: DAI (Completion of Dental Assistant Training Program preferred)....
1 day ago
San Mateo County Community College District - San Mateo, CA (13 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Dental Assistant license (in good standing) A current national Certified Dental Assistant license (in good standing) A current CPR certificate Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding...
1 day ago
Lifelong Medical Care - Berkeley, CA (12 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Dental Assistant Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley ID 2021-3996 Overview Choosing a career in community healthcare is highly rewarding....
1 day ago
Foster City, CA (12 miles from San Leandro, CA)
We are a fast growing, privately owned dental office in Foster City, seeking a talented & enthusiastic Dental Assistant to join us....
1 day ago
Western Dental Services - Redwood City, CA (17 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Requisition Number21-1806 TitleRegistered Dental Assistant, Ortho CityRedwood City StateCA Zip Code94063 Description RDA Ortho New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training?...
13 hours ago
Western Dental Services - San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Requisition Number21-0636 TitleRegistered Dental Assistant CitySan Francisco StateCA Zip Code94110 Description RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training?...
14 hours ago
Smile Brands - Martinez, CA (17 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Our friendly dental office is looking for an experienced Dental Assistant. Responsibilities include taking x-rays, sterilization, chair side assisting....
1 day ago
Oakland, CA (5 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Requirements: Good customer service skills Good communication skills Xray license certified Coronal polish certified Computer experience Benefits: Competitive salary 34 hours a week Monday-Thursday...
9 hours ago
Berkeley, CA (12 miles from San Leandro, CA)
We are seeking a registered dental assistant to join our team. Ideal candidate would be available to work on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 2 Saturdays a month....
1 day ago
Western Dental Services - San Mateo, CA (13 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Requisition Number21-2506 TitleDental Assistant Citysan mateo Stateca Zip Code94403 Description RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training? Are you a motivated self-starter...
14 hours ago
Theodore R.Okazaki DDS Inc - Fremont, CA (18 miles from San Leandro, CA)
We are looking for an experienced dedicated energetic Dental Assistant to join our general dental practice. Having experience with Dentrix and Dexis is a plus....
San Carlos, CA (16 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Dentrix knowledge preferred. Compensation competitive, DOE, Health and Retirement Benefits and IRA included if FT. Please reply with resume and contact information....
1 day ago
Laica De La Raza Inc - Concord, CA (18 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Other Qualifications HS/GED, X-Ray License, and 1-2 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. Non-Licensed DA: DAI (Completion of Dental Assistant Training Program preferred)....
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA (14 miles from San Leandro, CA)
Our San Francisco Financial District Dental Office is searching for a first-class Dental Assistant to join our growing team....
9 hours ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in San Leandro, CA

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

$47,627

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Highest Education Level

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

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