Dental Assistant Jobs in Niles, 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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Partners In Care - Elmhurst, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
We are searching for a top-notch, energetic, dependable Dental Assistant who has a positive attitude....
2 days ago
Glen Ellyn Dentistry - Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, IL (17 miles from Niles, IL)
Part-time dental hygiene assistant needed in busy private general dentist office in downtown Glen Ellyn, IL. Hours are: Tuesday 10-2, Thursday 10-2, 2 Fridays per month 7-12:30 and 1 Saturday per...
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20 hours ago
Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
We are a busy, growing, fun and professional dental office with a position available for our office. Our culture is a friendly, positive, good sense of humor and caring atmosphere. Primary job...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Full time clinical chairside dental assistant position available in our Chicago (Lincoln Park) location....
1 day ago
Bridgeview, IL (20 miles from Niles, 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
Smile Doctors - Wheaton, IL (20 miles from Niles, IL)
Orthodontic Assistant Wheaton, IL, USA Req #44 Tuesday, December 1, 2020 The vision of Smile Doctors Braces is our people-first culture which creates an environment of passionate, caring Team...
2 days ago
Prairie State College - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Assistant for 8 weeks starting on 3/15/2021....
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Bloomingdale, IL (15 miles from Niles, IL)
Position Summary As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
2 days ago
Deerfield, IL (10 miles from Niles, IL)
We are looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join our team full time. This is a Long term position....
3 days ago
Chicagoland Smile Group - Vernon Hills, IL (16 miles from Niles, IL)
Metro Square Dental Associates is looking to add full time Dental Assistants to our growing practice!...
4 days ago
Chicagoland Smile Group - Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Manus Dental Hyde Park is looking to add a part time dental assistant to our growing team!...
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (11 miles from Niles, IL)
Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations....
4 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Schaumburg, IL (13 miles from Niles, IL)
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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5 days ago DentalOne Partners
1981 - Great Lakes, IL (19 miles from Niles, IL)
Provide two letters of recommendation, from either practicing dentists or faculty members where the dental assistant received his/her dental assistant training....
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5 days ago 1981
Des Plaines, IL (4 miles from Niles, IL)
GREAT JOB OPPORTUNITY!!! Our team is looking for a dental hygienist to join our practice We are a small practice within a medical building. An ideal candidate would be someone who is friendly and...
6 days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Clinical Dental Assistant

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Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Niles, IL

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


Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Niles, IL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • 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 Niles, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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