Dental Assistant Jobs in Fairview Heights, 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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Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Part-time Dental Assistant needed for a General Dentistry Practice. One Doctor practice using Dentrix software. New Graduates welcome to apply....
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
We are looking for someone with Dental experience and knowledge to work in the office of our Dental Laboratory as a Support Team Member. This is a Full Time job, Monday thru Friday from 7:30 to...
14 hours ago
Gateway to Oral Health Foundation - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Job Type: Full-time Experience: dental assisting: 1 year (Required) License: Dental Assistant (Required)...
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Establish Orthodontic Practice seeking an experience, energetic full time orthodontic assistant. We are looking for an individual with a warm personality that displays a dedication towards patient...
14 hours ago
Ferguson, MO (18 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Dental Assistant needed for busy north St. Louis County Dental Office. Monday through Thursday. No evenings or weekends. Must be experienced. Pay according to work experience....
14 hours ago
Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Small private practice looking to add an experienced dental assistant, part time or full time position. No weekends. Mature applicants welcome. ... fax ......
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Arnold, MO (24 miles from Fairview Heights, 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...
1 day ago
Arnold, MO (24 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
We are looking for a motivated dental assistant to join our team....
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
This position is an addition to our current wonderful dental assistant team. This is a high tech paperless with digital x-ray system dental practice....
3 days ago
Confidential - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Strong knowledge of medical and dental terminology. Ensure a positive experience for our patients. Communicate effectively with all patients, family members, providers, faculty and staff....
4 days ago
Affinia Healthcare - Saint Louis, MO (10 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Graduate from a dental assistant school required. Experience: Requires one (2) years of experience as a dental assistant....
5 days ago
Aspen Dental - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
6 days ago
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Alton, IL (24 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
OR Current Certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board....
7 days ago
Confidential - St. Louis, MO (15 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance....
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7 days ago
Webster Groves, MO (18 miles from Fairview Heights, IL)
Expanded Function in restorative I and II is a plus. Full time = benefits such as insurance, vacation pay and 401K....
7 days ago

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