Dental Assistant Jobs in Collinsville, 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 (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Looking to add an experienced Dental Assistant to our growing practice. We are in search of a patient-focused, team-oriented individual that is motivated to work. Expanded Functions is a plus!...
13 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, 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...
1 hour ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
You will have an opportunity to grow in your knowledge and skills as a dental assistant under the guidance of an experienced and friendly dentist....
2 days ago
Aspen Dental - Alton, IL (19 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
21 hours ago
Aspen Dental - Florissant, MO (23 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
moments ago
Advanced Dental Care - Columbia, IL (21 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Excellent opportunity for bonuses and advancement. If you are caring, organized, have great communication skills, and are a team player we would love to have you join our team. Experience...
Wexford Health - East Saint Louis, IL (9 miles from Collinsville, IL)
POSITION: Dental Assistant SCHEDULE: PRN FACILITY: Southwestern Illinois Correctional Center LOCATION: East. St....
6 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Full time or Part time position available, experienced Dental Assistant preferred. We are looking for a reliable and dependable individual for a family focused private practice with 2 doctors....
7 days ago
Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation - Sauget, IL (9 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Dental Assistants. Previous dental assistant experience preferred, but not required....
11 days ago
Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation - Centreville, IL (11 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Dental Assistants. Previous dental assistant experience preferred, but not required....
12 days ago
Midwest Dental - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Overview Dental Assistant Midwest Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
enroot - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Innovative mobile dental company seeking an experienced Dental Assistant to support our growing business in West St Louis County/St Charles....
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Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Our dental practice is searching for an EXPERIENCED dental assistant. (Monday-Thursday) and every other Friday. Generally 8am-5pm. No evenings or weekends....
12 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Expanded functions is a plus!! You must be passionate about your work, be a self-starter and have a positive energy....
15 days ago
Saint Louis University - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Collinsville, IL)
Utilize four-handed dentistry; periodontal charting and instruct patients in oral hygiene....
18 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Collinsville, IL

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

$37,326

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Highest Education Level

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

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