Dental Assistant Jobs in Alton, IL

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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Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Part-time Dental Assistant needed for a General Dentistry Practice. One Doctor practice using Dentrix software. New Graduates welcome to apply....
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
We are looking for someone with Dental experience and knowledge to work in the office of our Dental Laboratory as a Support Team Member. This is a Full Time job, Monday thru Friday from 7:30 to...
16 hours ago
Gateway to Oral Health Foundation - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Job Type: Full-time Experience: dental assisting: 1 year (Required) License: Dental Assistant (Required)...
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Establish Orthodontic Practice seeking an experience, energetic full time orthodontic assistant. We are looking for an individual with a warm personality that displays a dedication towards patient...
16 hours ago
Ferguson, MO (16 miles from Alton, IL)
Dental Assistant needed for busy north St. Louis County Dental Office. Monday through Thursday. No evenings or weekends. Must be experienced. Pay according to work experience....
16 hours ago
Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Small private practice looking to add an experienced dental assistant, part time or full time position. No weekends. Mature applicants welcome. ... fax ......
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
This position is an addition to our current wonderful dental assistant team. This is a high tech paperless with digital x-ray system dental practice....
3 days ago
Confidential - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Strong knowledge of medical and dental terminology. Ensure a positive experience for our patients. Communicate effectively with all patients, family members, providers, faculty and staff....
4 days ago
MySmileCenter - Lake Saint Louis and St. Charles, MO (18 miles from Alton, IL)
Digital X-Rays, Chairside Assisting, Sealants, Four-handed Dentistry, Dental Prophylasis, Taking impressions, Nitrous oxide, Dental Software knowledge, crowns, bridges, ortho, answering phones, scheduling...
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Affinia Healthcare - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Graduate from a dental assistant school required. Experience: Requires one (2) years of experience as a dental assistant....
5 days ago
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Alton, IL
OR Current Certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board....
7 days ago
American Family Dentistry - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
8 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
About you In addition to necessary industry certifications and education, as a periodontal dental assistant, you will possess outstanding time management, communication, and technical skills....
9 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
9 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Alton, IL)
Dental assistants needed for temporary assignments--Dental Temporary Services per diem/PRN. Can lead to permanent opportunities. Work when you want....
10 days ago

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