Dental Assistant Jobs in Blue Island, 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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Prairie State College - Chicago Heights, IL (10 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Assistant for 8 weeks starting on 3/15/2021....
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Partners In Care - Elmhurst, IL (21 miles from Blue Island, IL)
We are searching for a top-notch, energetic, dependable Dental Assistant who has a positive attitude....
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Chicago, IL (17 miles from Blue Island, IL)
We are a busy, growing, fun and professional dental office with a position available for our office. Our culture is a friendly, positive, good sense of humor and caring atmosphere. Primary job...
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Glen Ellyn Dentistry - Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, IL (24 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Part-time dental hygiene assistant needed in busy private general dentist office in downtown Glen Ellyn, IL. Hours are: Tuesday 10-2, Thursday 10-2, 2 Fridays per month 7-12:30 and 1 Saturday per...
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Chicago, IL (17 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Full time clinical chairside dental assistant position available in our Chicago (Lincoln Park) location....
17 hours ago
Prairie State College - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Assistant for 8 weeks starting on 3/15/2021....
16 hours ago
Chicagoland Smile Group - Crest Hill, IL (23 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Advanced Family Dental Crest Hill is looking to add full time Dental Assistants to our growing practice!...
3 days ago
Chicagoland Smile Group - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Manus Dental Hyde Park is looking to add a part time dental assistant to our growing team!...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (17 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations....
4 days ago
United Dental Partners - Merrillville, IN 46410, IN (22 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Job Description Are you looking to be a part of a successful practice where you can grow professionally and thrive in your field? Busy orthodontic practice in Merrillville IN is looking for a...
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4 days ago United Dental Partners
Midwest Dental - Palos Heights, IL (5 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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5 days ago Midwest Dental
Clearchoice Dental Implant Centers - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Job Information ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers Dental Assistant - Surgical Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Dental Assistant - Surgical Assistant ClearChoice was founded in 2005 to bring an innovative...
6 days ago
Chicago, IL (17 miles from Blue Island, IL)
We are hiring dental assistants and orthodontic assistants to work 30 hours a week. Experience is preferred, but not required....
6 days ago
Medical Center Dental Associates - Melrose Park, IL (19 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Chairside Assisting needed for our two locations - Elk Grove and Melrose Park Take x-rays, impressions, and pour models Sterilization Knowledge with assisting in RCT, crowns, restorations Set up rooms...
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8 days ago
United Dental Partners - Merrillville, IN 46410, IN (22 miles from Blue Island, IL)
Functions Dental Assistant) Certified in Indiana preferred Previous dental chairside assisting is preferred Positive attitude and enthusiasm for the workday Excellent customer service skills with an...
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8 days ago United Dental Partners

Demographic Data for Blue Island, IL

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Blue Island, IL

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Blue Island, IL as reported by the BLS.

$38,577

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Blue Island, IL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Blue Island, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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