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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Modesto, CA
. - Understanding and be confident in educating our patients with their specific dental needs - Skilled and able to work in a fast paced environment - Experience with all aspects of general dentistry...
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Torrance, CA
Premier private orthodontic office in Torrance is looking for a dental assistant for 3 to 4 days a week. Ortho experience not needed....
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Torrance, CA
We have an opening for a Dental Assistant. Our office has been serving the community and its vicinity for over 20 years. We are looking for an energetic caring team member to join our practice....
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Redondo Beach, CA
Hello! We are looking for a fun and patient new member to add to our team! We are a growing pediatric dental office. Please only apply if you have: * Have experience working with kids *California...
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San Francisco, CA
We are looking for a team-oriented, personable, and enthusiastic Dental Assistant (RDA or DA) to join our fun, caring, patient-focused, family dental practice in Walnut Creek!...
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Visalia, CA
Dynamic Pediatric Dental office looking for friendly, hard working Registered Dental Assistants....
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Smile Brands - Visalia, CA
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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Smile Brands - Oakland, CA
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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Smile Brands - Los Gatos, CA
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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Gentle Dental Lakeland Hills Town Center - Riverside, 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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Western Dental - Palm Springs, CA
RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training? Are you a motivated self-starter looking for professional and personal fulfillment in your dental career? Come and join a fun a...
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Foothill Ranch, CA
We are looking for a fun, energetic, hard working dental assistant to join our awesome team! State of the art pediatric dental office, full time or part time available. PTO and paid holidays....
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Long Beach, CA
Fast growing multi-specialty office looking for a talented professional to fill a Dental Assistant opening in our Long Beach practice....
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Orange, CA
Our Dental Office in City Of Orange is having IMMEDIATE OPENING and looking for highly motivated Dental Assistant DA/RDA FOR FULL TIME OR PART TIME....
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Brentwood, CA
West Los Angeles Orthodontic practice is seeking to hire an experienced orthodontic RDA with Invisalign and traditional braces experience. Must be experienced using Itero scanner. Compensation...
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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...


HIPAA for Dental Offices
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