Dental Assistant Jobs in Sylmar, 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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Pacific Dental Services - Castaic, CA (18 miles from Sylmar, CA)
The primary role of the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is to assist the dentist in gaining the patients commitment to the best possible treatment, with urgency....
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Palmdale, CA (16 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 hours ago
Beverly Hills, CA (19 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Additional Qualifications: -Experience with digital X-rays and a CURRENT X-ray certification -Must be on-time, every day, with a professional appearance -Bonus points for Dentrix and Dexis experience...
1 day ago
Burbank, CA (10 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Dental assistant needed for a Busy Dental Office, Full Time Monday-Friday 9am-6:30pm Digital paperless modern office. Must have minimum 2 years of experience please send resume...
1 day ago
Burbank, CA (10 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Great Opportunity - Assistant Job Offer* We are looking for an amazing Back Office Assistant to join our wonderful team and to work with our amazing dentist. We offer Benefits - medical, dental,...
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - North Hollywood, CA (13 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
15 hours ago
Beverly Hills, CA (19 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Ultra modern established office needs dental assistant to assist in one doctor office. Bring your experience and start immediately in this well established practice....
1 day ago
Palmdale, CA (16 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Dental Assistant DA or RDA needed for small private Palmdale Dental Office. Part time or Full time. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish) with positive attitude and punctual....
19 hours ago
Salo DDS, A Dental Corporation - Los Angeles, CA (19 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Dental Assistant Requirements: Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assisting program. Dental x-ray certification. High school diploma or equivalent....
Santa Clarita, CA (18 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Our Valencia dental office is seeking an experienced dental assistant or RDA (recent grads also considered). *Full Time. Located in the central Valencia, easy drive!...
4 days ago
Encino, CA (17 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Private, state-of-the-art family dental office in Encino, looking for dynamic and caring assistants focused on patient care. Must have 2 Years of experience and be willing to work evenings and...
4 days ago
Santa Clarita, CA (18 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Our office is growing and we are looking for a great asset to add to our team! Must be trust worthy, have passion for dentistry and work well with others. Must have the ability to multitask and...
4 days ago
West Los Angeles, CA (22 miles from Sylmar, CA)
We are looking for a part time dental assistant to add to our cohesive dental office (3 days a week) Must have friendly and caring attitude Excellent communication skills We are searching for a candidate...
4 days ago
Beverly Hills, CA (19 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Our office is looking for a back office dental assistant. Someone to take BWX's/FMX, work in sterilization & sometimes assist the doctor. Everyone in the office works as a team (and we have fun)....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Northridge, CA (16 miles from Sylmar, CA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Sylmar, CA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

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

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