Dental Assistant Jobs in Elgin, 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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DentalOne Partners - Aurora, IL (15 miles from Elgin, IL)
Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control...
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19 hours ago DentalOne Partners
Colonial Dental Group - Glenview, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Assisting experience is a plus, but we are willing to train the right person to learn chairside assisting, four-handed assisting along with taking impressions and dental terminology....
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2 days ago Colonial Dental Group
Park Ridge, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
Looking for an experienced part time orthodontic assistant to work between two offices. Must be outgoing personable upbeat and fun to be around. Also needs to be able to converse in conversation...
2 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Oak Park, IL (24 miles from Elgin, IL)
Dental Assistant Job ID 2020-9766 Category Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Are you a Dental Assistant looking for a rewarding career and an opportunity to advance your clinical...
1 day ago
Des Plaines, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Looking for either full time or part time Dental Assistant for Endodontic Specialty Office....
1 day ago
Busy Dental LLC - Palatine, IL (12 miles from Elgin, IL)
Our established office in Belvidere is looking for an energetic, motivated and reliable Dental Assistant and Dental Front Office/Receptionist. There are 2 available positions: 1. Dental Assistant....
6 hours ago
DentalOne Partners - Bloomingdale, IL (8 miles from Elgin, IL)
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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3 days ago DentalOne Partners
Park Ridge, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
We are seeking a full or part-time dental assistant to add to our team. We have strong infection control and screening protocols in place and strive to provide a safe work environment....
1 day ago
Dental One Incorporated - Aurora, IL (15 miles from Elgin, IL)
Learning Management System requirements Qualifications Qualifications: Education/Certification: * Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required * Current radiography certification required * Dental...
1 day ago
Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Requirements: Coronal polishing & Sealant certification a must, nitrous oxide certification a plus. Full Time available Great benefit package...
3 days ago
Woodridge, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Requirements: Coronal polishing & Sealant certification a must, nitrous oxide certification a plus. Full Time & Part time available Great benefit package...
3 days ago
Elgin, IL
Dental Assistant Private Dental Practice Elgin, IL 60123 Full-time Successful, well established Elgin dental practice seeking a full-time dental assistant....
4 days ago
McKenna Dental - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
6 days ago
Maja Simic DDS Ltd - Glenview, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
We are in need of a full-time dental assistant with 2 years of experience. Pay rate will be based on experience....
6 days ago
Glenbrook Dental - Northbrook, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Our general dental practice is seeking a part-time assistant to join our team. Minimum of 2 years experience required. This candidate must be knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry. In addition...
6 days ago

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