Dental Assistant Jobs in Dupo, 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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Kirkwood, MO (13 miles from Dupo, IL)
We are currently seeking to add a new dental assistant to the Geyer Dental team! We are a single-location practice located in beautiful Kirkwood MO....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (7 miles from Dupo, IL)
terminology, instruments and equipment Benefits Medical, dental and vision insurance Continuing Education (CE Units) Paid time off Tuition Reimbursement Child care assistance 401K Paid time to volunteer...
2 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Saint Louis, MO (7 miles from Dupo, IL)
REQUIREMENTS: Dental Assistant Certification preferred. 1 year clinical experience as a Dental Assistant preferred. Valid Driver's License with no moving violations in the last 5 years....
11 hours ago
Hazelwood, MO (21 miles from Dupo, IL)
Expanded functions is a plus!! You must be passionate about your work, be a self-starter and have a positive energy....
5 days ago
Aspen Dental - O Fallon, IL (16 miles from Dupo, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
5 days ago
Confidential - Saint Louis, MO (7 miles from Dupo, IL)
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance....
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7 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (7 miles from Dupo, IL)
Modern, quality-oriented Dental practice looking for an experienced Dental Assistant immediately. Prefer expanded functions but must have at least 3 years experience....
12 days ago
Aspen Dental - Saint Peters, MO (24 miles from Dupo, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
12 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (13 miles from Dupo, IL)
terminology, instruments and equipment Benefits Medical, dental and vision insurance Continuing Education (CE Units) Paid time off Tuition Reimbursement Child care assistance 401K Paid time to volunteer...
13 days ago
Fenton, MO (15 miles from Dupo, IL)
Looking for a full time dental assistant. Two doctor private practice office and great team environment. Would prefer someone that knows Dentrix and Dexis....
14 days ago
People's Health Centers - Saint Louis, MO (7 miles from Dupo, IL)
(Utilize the practice of four handed dentistry) Skill and dexterity in placing and manipulating motor driven instruments to perform intraoral prophylaxis procedures....
15 days ago
Heartland Dental - Columbia, IL (5 miles from Dupo, IL)
We offer great on-the-job training with a clear career path to become a Dental Assistant....
16 days ago
Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Saint Louis, MO (7 miles from Dupo, IL)
Minimum Requirements Degree High School Diploma or GED Experience 2-5 years Supervisor Experience No Experience Licenses & Certifications Dental Assistant Certificate Preferred Requirements and Additional...
18 days ago
St. Louis County - Saint Louis, MO (7 miles from Dupo, IL)
Minimum Qualifications Completion of a one-year training program at an accredited school of Dental Assistants....
19 days ago
Familia Dental - East Saint Louis, IL (8 miles from Dupo, IL)
Dental Assistant - Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and License Excellent customer/patient service and verbal communication skills....
23 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Dupo, IL

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

$37,326

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Dupo, IL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 Dupo, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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