Dental Assistant Jobs in Antioch, 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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Racine, WI (23 miles from Antioch, IL)
Full Time Dental Assistant wanted for busy Waukegan, IL 60085 office. Some experience preferred. Eaglesoft experience preferred. English/Spanish speaking preferred but not required....
1 day ago
Dr. Gregory F. Kubik, DDS, MS - Crystal Lake, IL (17 miles from Antioch, IL)
Kubik 490 Coventry Lane, Suite 200, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 Recommended Skills Setting Appointments Drug Testing Dental Insurance X Rays Sterilization Prescription...
17 hours ago
Smiles For Families - Arlington Heights, IL (24 miles from Antioch, IL)
Coronal Polishing Certification is highly desired and we are happy to hire junior Dental Assistants and develop your career with us....
Aspen Dental - Kenosha, WI (17 miles from Antioch, IL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
19 days ago
Barrington, IL (20 miles from Antioch, IL)
We are seeking a friendly experienced Dental Assistant to help provide the most efficient and high-quality dental care possible.Excellent working skills, knowledge of overall dentistry, great communication...
25 days ago
Hoffman Estates, IL (20 miles from Antioch, IL)
Part-Time Dental Assistant position in Schaumburg with flexible hrs and days available immediately. Please email your resume....
26 days ago
Partners In Care - Lake Geneva, WI (21 miles from Antioch, IL)
We searching for a top-notch, energetic, dependable Dental Assistant who has a positive attitude....
27 days ago
Dental Associates - Kenosha, WI (17 miles from Antioch, IL)
Requirements Previous Dental Assistant experience or completion of an accredited Dental Assistant program required CDA preferred, High school diploma or equivalent required Knowledge of state dental...
30+ days ago
NaphCare - Kenosha, WI (17 miles from Antioch, IL)
NaphCare is hiring a strong PRN Dental Assistant to join our team at the Kenosha County Detention Center located in Kenosha, WI....
30+ days ago
North American Dental Group - Gurnee, IL (8 miles from Antioch, IL)
Overview Affiliated Dental Specialist - Gurnee/Vernon Hills, IL Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses...
30+ days ago
Familia Dental - Wheeling, IL (24 miles from Antioch, IL)
Dental Assistant - Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and License Excellent customer/patient service and verbal communication skills....
45+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Racine, WI (23 miles from Antioch, IL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Fox Lake, IL (6 miles from Antioch, IL)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
60+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Gurnee, IL (8 miles from Antioch, IL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
60+ days ago
Round Lake, IL (8 miles from Antioch, IL)
Overview Round Lake Family Dentistry has an opening for a Dental Assistant in Round Lake,IL. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Antioch, IL

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Highest Education Level

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

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