Dental Assistant Jobs in Homer Glen, 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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Naperville, IL (11 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Requirements: Coronal polishing & Sealant certification a must, nitrous oxide certification a plus. Full Time available Great benefit package...
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Aurora, IL (15 miles from Homer Glen, 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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1 hour ago DentalOne Partners
Woodridge, IL (8 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Requirements: Coronal polishing & Sealant certification a must, nitrous oxide certification a plus. Full Time & Part time available Great benefit package...
2 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Oak Park, IL (23 miles from Homer Glen, 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...
7 hours ago
DentalOne Partners - Bloomingdale, IL (23 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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2 days ago DentalOne Partners
Cameo Dental Specialists - La Grange, IL (15 miles from Homer Glen, 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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1 hour ago
Dental One Incorporated - Aurora, IL (15 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Learning Management System requirements Qualifications Qualifications: Education/Certification: * Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required * Current radiography certification required * Dental...
8 hours ago
Frankfort, IL (14 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
About Our Practice: Our Pediatric Dental office is located in Frankfort, Illinois and proudly serves the dental needs of infants, children, and teens (including those with special needs) in the...
5 days ago
McKenna Dental - Elmhurst, IL (20 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
5 days ago
Downers Grove, IL (13 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
No experience necessary, will train the right person. Downers Grove: Monday & Friday 8:00-6:00 Park Ridge: Tuesday 8:00-6:00, Saturday 8:00-12;00 Ideal candidate will cover both locations. please...
7 days ago
Chicagoland Smile Group - Yorkville, IL (19 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Manus Dental Yorkville is looking to add full time Dental Assistants to our growing practice!...
7 days ago
Dr. John. C. Skreko DDS MAGD FADI FICD - La Grange, IL (15 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Dental Assistant Wanted - Part Time - Pay Compensated with Experience - Will Train the Right Candidate - General Dentistry Practice - Chair side Assisting - Implants and Surgery - Comprehensive Care...
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7 days ago
Michael Kowalik DDS, Ltd - Burbank, IL (17 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Experience as a working dental assistant is necessary. A history of chairside assisting is preferred. A woking knowledge of dental terminology is a must....
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8 days ago Michael Kowalik DDS, Ltd
Bloomingdale, IL (23 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Blooming Smiles Dental Studio is seeking a motivated dental assistant to start this position as soon as possible. We are a dental office focusing on providing outstanding patient care....
8 days ago
Melrose Park, IL (22 miles from Homer Glen, IL)
Role Overview: We are looking for a full-time qualified Orthodontic Dental Assistant to travel between our premiere dental practices in Melrose Park, Belmont Cragin, and Little Village neighborhoods...
9 days ago

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