Dental Assistant Jobs in South 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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Palo Alto, CA (21 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
Skill in acting as liaison between staff dental assistants and the supervisor. 5. Ability to provide professional oversight and consultation for staff dental assistants. Assignment....
7 hours ago
The County of San Mateo - San Mateo, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
We are seeking Dental Assistants and Registered Dental Assistants who are motivated and demonstrate the willingness to learn and adapt to new situations....
10 hours ago
San Francisco, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time We are a general dental office looking to hire a dental assistant immediately. 3 years experience preferred....
5 days ago
Alameda, CA (11 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Looking for a full time RDA to help in the back office. Days would be Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm. Applicant should have at least 3 years relevant...
5 days ago
San Francisco, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
compensation: Hourly, bonus and holiday. employment type: full-time State of the art, private practice in Laurel Heights seeking a Dental Assistant to join a great team....
6 days ago
San Francisco, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
39200 Liberty St. Ste. B near Liberty and Capitol compensation: Pay depends on experience employment type: part-time Fremont General Practice is seeking a RDA / DA for a part time position. The...
10 days ago
Marin Dental Wellness - Mill Valley, CA (17 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
(if you have experience with Oral surgery compensation would be adjusted) X-ray certified COMMUNICATION/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Customer service-oriented...
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10 days ago Marin Dental Wellness
California Prison Health Care System - San Quentin, CA (19 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services Region: Bay Area Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled Dental Assistant, CF $39,720 - $73,476 Annual Range A Dental...
11 days ago
SmileDirectClub - San Francisco, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
Job Type Full-Time Overview Bilingual (Mandarin/Cantonese) Remote RDA (Full-Time) We're SmileDirectClub, and we believe everyone deserves a smile they'll love. We also believe that you deserve a...
11 days ago
San Francisco, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
compensation: Hourly, bonus and holiday. employment type: full-time Looking for Registered Dental Assistants who likes to be valued and appreciated for their skills in managing a back office....
11 days ago
San Francisco, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
We are looking for a Registered Dental Assistant, RDA, in a high-paced, well-established family practice. Part Time with the ability to transition into Full Time in the near future....
15 days ago
Redwood City, CA (16 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
compensation: Based on work experience employment type: full-time Busy private dental office in Redwood City looking for a reliable, long term, professional, punctual and team-oriented full-time...
18 days ago
Redwood City, CA (16 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
compensation: Depends on experience employment type: full-time COME JOIN OUR 5 STAR YELP OFFICE!!! Looking for a DA or RDA who is a warm, energetic, friendly, and upbeat person. Must love working...
19 days ago
Big Smiles - Oakland, CA (13 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
Dental Assistant (DA) Qualifications: Must hold active CPR certification card Must have 1+ years of experience as a Dental Assistant (DA) Must have 1+ years Digital X-ray Imaging experience Valid driver...
19 days ago
San Francisco, CA (8 miles from South San Francisco, CA)
compensation: Based on Experience employment type: full-time WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU HAD FUN AT WORK? WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME THAT YOU FELT SUPPORTED BY AN AWESOME TEAM AROUND YOU (besides your...
21 days ago

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