Dental Assistant Jobs in Machesney Park, 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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Loves Park, IL (2 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
We are looking for an experienced full time dental assistant for a busy fast paced dental office. Excellent customer service and communication a must. We are a fun no drama office....
1 day ago
Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
Summary: Freeport Dental's dental assistants provide compassionate and professional care while creating an optimal experience for all our patients and family....
3 days ago
Community Health Systems of Wisconsin - Beloit, WI (14 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
We are currently seeking a full-time, 40 hour per week Dental Assistant. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Assists the dentist in providing direct patient care....
6 days ago
Heartland Dental - Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, 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...
16 days ago
Aspen Dental - Rockford, IL (7 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
19 days ago
Aspen Dental - Machesney Park, IL (3 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
19 days ago
Aspen Dental - Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
22 days ago
Aspen Dental - Machesney Park, IL
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
23 days ago
Heartland Dental - Rockford, IL (6 miles from Machesney Park, 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...
25 days ago

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