Dental Assistant Jobs in Elmhurst, 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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Bucktown-Wicker Park Dental As - Chicago, IL (12 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Dental Assistant We are currently seeking an experienced Dental Assistant to join our team in Chicago, IL....
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Dental office in Wheeling, IL is looking for a full-time or part-time Dental Assistant. Prior dental/medical office experience and knowledge of Russian language are strongly preferred....
1 day ago
Elmhurst, IL
Elmhurst office looking for a reliable, motivated, and friendly Dental Assistant to join our practice. Experience required....
2 days ago
North American Dental Group - Downers Grove, IL (7 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
1 day ago
Christ Community Health Services - Hickory Hills, IL (12 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
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Gentlecare4Kidsteeth - Bartlett, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Job Information GentleCare4KidsTeeth Dental Assistant in Bartlett, Illinois This job was posted by ... : For more information, please see: ......
1 day ago
Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
We are looking for a bright, energetic dental assistant who is willing to join our Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontic practice....
1 day ago
Oak Brook, IL (6 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
We are seeking an experienced part-time and/or full-time chair-side dental assistant in our pediatric dental practice located in Oak Brook and St. Charles IL....
3 days ago
Cameo Dental Specialists - La Grange, IL (8 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Cameo Dental Specialists is seeking a hard working team player to join our team. CDS is a multi specialty group practice and the applicant will be working with the Endodontist. Applicants must...
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3 days ago
Skokie, IL (15 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Dental Practice, located in the heart of Downtown Chicago (right on Mag Mile) is looking for a full-time (4-5 days per week no weekends) dental assistant with an experience in General Dentistry, Oral...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Seeking a full time dental assistant for our office. Bilingual (English and Spanish) Please contact our office....
3 days ago
Batavia, IL (20 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Taking impressions and making bleaching trays 3. Knowledge of dental terminology including dental materials/instruments 4. Positive attitude with a team player mindset 5....
3 days ago
Arlington Heights, IL (15 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
We are looking for general dentistry only (pediatric experience is a plus). We follow ALL CDC/ADA guidelines. We have plenty of PPE including KN95 and N95 masks....
3 days ago
North American Dental Group - Lombard, IL (4 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
3 days ago
North American Dental Group - Bolingbrook, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
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