Dental Assistant Jobs in Dixon, 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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Midwest Dental - Oregon, IL (13 miles from Dixon, 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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6 days ago Midwest Dental
Heartland Dental - Sterling, IL (12 miles from Dixon, IL)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
13 days ago
Aspen Dental - Sterling, IL (12 miles from Dixon, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
19 days ago
Oregon, IL (13 miles from Dixon, IL)
care with sensitivity and compassion, Oregon Dental is looking for the right person to join our team as a clinical dental assistant....
22 days ago
Wexford Health - Dixon, IL
Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Dental Assistant to join our team of healthcare professionals at Dixon Correctional Center in Dixon, IL....
30+ days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

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