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 that loves building and maintaining positive relationships with patients who is flexible, and willing to collaborate with other team members....
Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Polish preferred * Prior experience * Customer service skills * Self-motivated/dependable * Desire to be part of a cohesive team Software: Dentrix/Dexis - familiarity a plus COVID-19 Considerations...
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Schaumburg, IL (7 miles from Elgin, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics - Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Dental Office is looking for a motivated, loyal, caring dental assistant to join our growing, well-established practice....
United Dental Partners - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Elgin, IL)
We are looking for A Full-time qualified Dental Assistant to join our premiere dental practice in Chicago, IL!...
United Dental Partners - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Elgin, IL)
Functions Dental Assisting and Coronal Polishing Certifications are a plus Current CPR certification is a plus Prefer 1+ years of professional experience, but will consider junior candidates with a...
Dr. Thomas F Brown - Naperville, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
Certified in coronal polishing and sealants IV Sedation, Nitrous, & CPR/BLS certifications This is a full-time, Monday-Friday position with one Saturday a month....
United Dental Partners - Elgin, IL
We are looking for A Full-time qualified Dental Assistant to join our premiere dental practice in Chicago, IL!...
Veterans Health Administration - Hines, IL (23 miles from Elgin, IL)
Serves as staff dental assistant at the full performance level for routine patient care and performs a full range of duties with indirect supervision from the lead or supervisory dental assistant or...
6 days ago
Patrick J Bannon, DDS - Downers Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Our private general dental practice in Downers Grove is seeking a full time Dental Hygienist to join our team.Our practice believe in quality dentistry, good patient relationships and overall...
7 days ago
Saint Charles, IL (6 miles from Elgin, IL)
Full Job Description Dental Assistant - Full or Part Time Modern Dental office seeking an experienced Dental Assistant for our growing practice....
7 days ago
Naperville, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
clinical procedures, such as changing archwires, checking for loose brackets and bands, taking impressions as well as itero scans for study models and appliances, placing separators, and taking 3D x-rays...
8 days ago
United Dental Partners - Naperville, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Wheatland Dental Care in Naperville is excited to announce we are hiring Dental Assistants to join our team....
Smiles For Families - Arlington Heights, IL (14 miles from Elgin, IL)
Coronal Polishing Certification is highly desired and we are happy to hire junior Dental Assistants and develop your career with us....
Medical Center Dental Associates - Melrose Park, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
Chairside Assisting needed for our two locations - Elk Grove and Melrose Park Take x-rays, impressions, and pour models Sterilization Knowledge with assisting in RCT, crowns, restorations Set up rooms...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Elgin, IL

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Highest Education Level

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

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