Dental Assistant Jobs in California

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 Incorporated - Rancho Cordova, CA
Registered Dental Assistant Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Cordova Requisition ID 2020-19849 Category Dental Assistant Location : External Name Rancho Cordova Smiles Dentistry Description Now is the time...
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Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Citrus Heights, CA
Registered Dental Assistant Job Locations US-CA-Citrus Heights Requisition ID 2020-20002 Category Dental Assistant Location : External Name Citrus Dental Group Description Now is the time to join Citrus...
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Gentle Dental Sorrento Valle - San Diego, CA
Qualifications that Increase Starting Pay Experience X-Ray Certification Licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant in Expanded Functions Bilingual Spanish Benefits Full suite of benefits (Dental, Medical...
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Big Smiles Dental - Los Angeles, CA
Able to walk several flights of stairs on occasion as many schools are without elevators Coronal Polishing certification Sealant certification Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Responsibilities: Dental...
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Big Smiles Dental - Bakersfield, CA
Able to walk several flights of stairs on occasion as many schools are without elevators Coronal Polishing certification Sealant certification Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Responsibilities: Dental...
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Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Rancho Cordova, CA
Traveling Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Cordova Requisition ID 2019-14692 Category Dental Assistant Location : External Name Pacific Dental Services Supported Office Description...
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Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Pleasanton, CA
Registered Dental Assistant Job Locations US-CA-Pleasanton Requisition ID 2020-19795 Category Dental Assistant Location : External Name Pleasanton Ridge Dental Group and Orthodontics Description Now...
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Chino Hills, CA
The dental assistant will greet patients, lead them to the examining room, and prepare them to see the dentist....
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Oroville Hospital - Oroville, CA
Dental Assistant (RDA) is responsible for performing all duties of a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) and other functions legally allowed in the state of California....
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Heartland Dental - Tracy, CA
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
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Trang Ton, DDS - Anaheim, CA
Dental office in Anaheim needs dental assistant 4 days a week. Fluently in English and Vietnamese is the must...
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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....
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Central Carolina Community College - Oakland, CA
Current RDH licensure (Dental Hygiene Pool Positions) DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) (Dental Assisting Pool Positions) Dental Assistant II classification per NC Board of Dental Examiners standards...
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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....
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Alameda, 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...
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