Dental Assistant Jobs in Glen Carbon, 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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Aria Care Partners - Saint Louis, MO (15 miles from Glen Carbon, 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....
12 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (15 miles from Glen Carbon, 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
Hazelwood, MO (23 miles from Glen Carbon, 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 (10 miles from Glen Carbon, 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
Newquist & Schulmeister - Godfrey, IL (20 miles from Glen Carbon, IL)
Dental assistant opening for general practice. Four days per week. Excellent salary. Experience is not required, but preferred....
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6 days ago
Confidential - Saint Louis, MO (21 miles from Glen Carbon, IL)
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance....
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7 days ago
Aspen Dental - Alton, IL (15 miles from Glen Carbon, IL)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
9 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (15 miles from Glen Carbon, 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
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Edwardsville, IL (6 miles from Glen Carbon, IL)
The Dental Assistant II is part of the dedicated clinic team that includes students, faculty, staff, residents and fellows....
12 days ago
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Alton, IL (15 miles from Glen Carbon, IL)
OR 3.Current Certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board....
12 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (24 miles from Glen Carbon, 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
People's Health Centers - Saint Louis, MO (15 miles from Glen Carbon, 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
Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Saint Louis, MO (15 miles from Glen Carbon, 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 (15 miles from Glen Carbon, 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 (12 miles from Glen Carbon, 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 Glen Carbon, IL

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

$37,326

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Highest Education Level

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

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