Dental Assistant Jobs in Des Plaines, 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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Smiles Dental Center - Wood Dale, IL (7 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
We are in need of a full-time dental assistant with 2 years of experience. Pay rate will be based on experience and working with digital x-rays, orthodontics, and children....
1 day ago
Compass Dental - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
We are searching for a top-notch, energetic, dependable Dental Assistant who has a positive attitude.The assistant can/will provide our patients with fantastic dental assistant skills and exceptional...
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2 days ago
Seder Orthodontics - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Looking for an orhtodontic assitant WITH experience. Need someone with good communication skills, positive attitude and a team player. Must work well with both children and adults. Assisant should...
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2 days ago
stephens dentistry - Evanston, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
We are in search of a top-notch, experienced dental assistant to join our team. This position has full-time benefits! We want, “the best of the best!”...
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2 days ago stephens dentistry
Skokie, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Experienced Dental Assistant with expanded duty capabilities, including Digital/Panoramic X-rays and coronal scaling/polishing. Salary negotiable with level of experience....
1 day ago
Wheeling, IL (5 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Our office is looking for a bilingual Dental Assistant / Front desk Receptionist. No dental experience, no problem! On job training provided....
6 hours ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
We are a new practice looking to hire a dental assistant....
1 day ago
Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Please send cover letter and resume for consideration for the Dental Assistant position at Gracious Dental LLC....
1 day ago
Southpark Orthodontics - Park Ridge, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Responsibilities: Orthodontic chairside assisting Take digital Panorex & Cephalometric images Experienced in taking impressions and pouring up models Itero digital image scanning Prepare, breakdown,...
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1 day ago
Addison, IL (10 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Addison Dental Care is seeking for a bilingual Spanish/english chairside dental assistant. The candidate should be dedicated and have positive attitude with willingness to learn....
2 days ago
Michael Kowalik DDS, Ltd - Burbank, IL (22 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Experience as a working dental assistant is necessary. A history of chairside assisting is preferred. A woking knowledge of dental terminology is a must....
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3 days ago Michael Kowalik DDS, Ltd
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
We are a pediatric dental practice located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago that is looking for an energetic and friendly dental assistant to join our growing practice....
3 days ago
Arlington Heights, IL (6 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Experienced Dental Assistant needed ASAP for Monday,Tuesday andThursday 10AM- 7AM. Experience is a must! at lease 1-2 years. Our office provides al the necessary PPE....
3 days ago
Kaspers Orthodontics - Des Plaines, IL
Our Northbrook orthodontic Office seeks a full-time assistant to join our team. Experience is preferred, but we will train the right person. Office Location: Northbrook Duties Include: Assisting...
3 days ago
Elite Dental Partners Llc - Saint Charles, IL (22 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Dental Assistant (full-time)Job Locations US-IL-St....
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