Dental Assistant Jobs in Truckee, 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 - Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
Now is the time to join Northwest Reno Smiles Dental Group. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the...
3 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
Now is the time to join Northwest Reno Smiles Dental Group. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the...
3 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
Endodontic Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Crystal Bay, NV (11 miles from Truckee, CA)
Looking for an enthusiastic and motivated dental assistant for our family dental practice in beautiful Lake Tahoe. No experience necessary....
5 days ago
Gentle Dental - Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
Thorough knowledge of approved Dental Assistant functions. X-Ray Certified. CPR/BLS Certificate (American Red Cross or American Heart Association certifications only)....
Pacific Dental Services - Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
12 days ago
Sala Family Dentistry - Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
care, 401k, health, and dependent care flex spending.Our core values are Family, Integrity, Teamwork, Empathy, Fun, Appreciation, and Harmony.Positions Hiring: Licensed Dental HygienistKnowledge of Dentrix...
13 days ago
Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
Our growing, private, single doctor general dental practice is seeking an experienced dental assistant with the ability to assist at the front desk as well....
17 days ago
Reno, NV (24 miles from Truckee, CA)
Pediatric Dental office looking for full time lead dental assistant. Hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00am- 5:00pm....
18 days ago
Truckee, 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...
27 days ago
Incline Village, NV (12 miles from Truckee, CA)
Incline Dental Care is currently looking for a full time or part time dental assistant to join our awesome team....
30+ days ago
Western Sierra Medical Center - Kings Beach, CA (8 miles from Truckee, CA)
Western Sierra Medical Clinic Tuseday - Thursday JOB TITLE: Registered Dental Assistant EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires graduation from a recognized Dental Assisting program....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Truckee, CA

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Truckee, CA

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

$39,799

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Highest Education Level

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

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