Dental Assistant Jobs in Lake Zurich, 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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Colonial Dental Group - Glenview, IL (14 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Assisting experience is a plus, but we are willing to train the right person to learn chairside assisting, four-handed assisting along with taking impressions and dental terminology....
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2 days ago Colonial Dental Group
Skokie, IL (20 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
We are a hi-tech, fast paced, family oriented dental office looking to hire an Experienced Dental Assistant for our 3 locations: John Hancock, Skokie, Northbrook....
3 days ago
Park Ridge, IL (16 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Looking for an experienced part time orthodontic assistant to work between two offices. Must be outgoing personable upbeat and fun to be around. Also needs to be able to converse in conversation...
2 days ago
Busy Dental LLC - Palatine, IL (6 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Our established office in Belvidere is looking for an energetic, motivated and reliable Dental Assistant and Dental Front Office/Receptionist. There are 2 available positions: 1. Dental Assistant....
6 hours ago
Des Plaines, IL (13 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Looking for either full time or part time Dental Assistant for Endodontic Specialty Office....
1 day ago
DentalOne Partners - Bloomingdale, IL (18 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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3 days ago DentalOne Partners
Express Employment Professionals - Waukegan - Waukegan, IL (14 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
The Dental Assistant will assist with four-handed chair side assisting, room set up and room break down, digital x-rays, monitor nitrous oxide administration, coronal polishing, sealant application,...
3 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Pleasant Prairie, WI (23 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Dental Assistant Job ID 2020-9758 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...
1 day ago
Park Ridge, IL (16 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
We are seeking a full or part-time dental assistant to add to our team. We have strong infection control and screening protocols in place and strive to provide a safe work environment....
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Antioch, IL (17 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
3 days ago
Midwest Dental - Twin Lakes, WI (23 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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3 days ago Midwest Dental
Elgin, IL (16 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Dental Assistant Private Dental Practice Elgin, IL 60123 Full-time Successful, well established Elgin dental practice seeking a full-time dental assistant....
4 days ago
norwest dental - Waukegan, IL (14 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
dental assistant need to take Rx, impression, set up tray for any procedure take care for the patient sterilization all instruments knowledge of dental software answer calls and make appointment candidates...
6 days ago
McKenna Dental - Elmhurst, IL (22 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
6 days ago
Maja Simic DDS Ltd - Glenview, IL (14 miles from Lake Zurich, IL)
We are in need of a full-time dental assistant with 2 years of experience. Pay rate will be based on experience....
6 days ago

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