Dental Assistant Jobs in Lockport, 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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DentalOne Partners - Aurora, IL (15 miles from Lockport, 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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2 days ago DentalOne Partners
Affordable Dentures - Oak Park, IL (23 miles from Lockport, 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...
2 days ago
Cameo Dental Specialists - La Grange, IL (15 miles from Lockport, 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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2 days ago
Dental One Incorporated - Aurora, IL (15 miles from Lockport, IL)
Learning Management System requirements Qualifications Qualifications: Education/Certification: * Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required * Current radiography certification required * Dental...
2 days ago
Bridgeview, IL (15 miles from Lockport, IL)
Position: Dental Assistant for General Dentistry and Orthodontic (metal braces) office Name of office: International Dental of Bridgeview Address: 7124 W 83rd, Suite E, Bridgeview, IL 60455 Website:...
17 hours ago
DentalOne Partners - Bloomingdale, IL (23 miles from Lockport, IL)
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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4 days ago DentalOne Partners
Naperville, IL (11 miles from Lockport, IL)
Requirements: Coronal polishing & Sealant certification a must, nitrous oxide certification a plus. Full Time available Great benefit package...
5 days ago
Woodridge, IL (8 miles from Lockport, IL)
Requirements: Coronal polishing & Sealant certification a must, nitrous oxide certification a plus. Full Time & Part time available Great benefit package...
5 days ago
Frankfort, IL (14 miles from Lockport, 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...
7 days ago
McKenna Dental - Elmhurst, IL (20 miles from Lockport, IL)
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
8 days ago
Downers Grove, IL (13 miles from Lockport, 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...
9 days ago
Chicagoland Smile Group - Yorkville, IL (19 miles from Lockport, IL)
Manus Dental Yorkville is looking to add full time Dental Assistants to our growing practice!...
9 days ago
Dr. John. C. Skreko DDS MAGD FADI FICD - La Grange, IL (15 miles from Lockport, 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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9 days ago
Michael Kowalik DDS, Ltd - Burbank, IL (17 miles from Lockport, 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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10 days ago Michael Kowalik DDS, Ltd
Bloomingdale, IL (23 miles from Lockport, 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....
11 days ago

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