Dental Assistant Jobs in Oak Lawn, 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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Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Full Time Dental Assistant wanted for busy Chicago, IL 60630 office. Some experience preferred. Eaglesoft experience preferred. Vacation, Health and Retirement benefits available....
2 days ago
Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Daily work includes seating and assisting patients with four-handed dentistry, room and instrument sterilization and patient support....
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Skokie, IL (22 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Smile Programs - Gary, IN (22 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Full-time opportunity (5 days/week) Dental Assistant Qualifications: Must meet State requirements to operate X rays Certified with Coronal Polishing CPR certification card Min. 1-year working experience...
1 day ago
Naperville, IL (19 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Polish preferred * Prior experience * Customer service skills * Self-motivated/dependable * Desire to be part of a cohesive team Software: Dentrix/Dexis - familiarity a plus COVID-19 Considerations...
2 days ago
Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics - Naperville, IL (19 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Dental Office is looking for a motivated, loyal, caring dental assistant to join our growing, well-established practice....
United Dental Partners - Chicago, IL (18 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
We are looking for A Full-time qualified Dental Assistant to join our premiere dental practice in Chicago, IL!...
United Dental Partners - Chicago, IL (18 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Functions Dental Assisting and Coronal Polishing Certifications are a plus Current CPR certification is a plus Prefer 1+ years of professional experience, but will consider junior candidates with a...
Dr. Thomas F Brown - Naperville, IL (18 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Certified in coronal polishing and sealants IV Sedation, Nitrous, & CPR/BLS certifications This is a full-time, Monday-Friday position with one Saturday a month....
DentalOne Partners - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Always There Dental Care - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
We're in need of an experienced Dental Assistant to join our amazing clinical family! We are located in the Lakeview/Lincoln Park area....
5 days ago
Dental 360 And Associates - Chicago, IL (14 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Dental 360 & Associates is seeking an EXPERIENCED, energetic, friendly, skilled, hard-working, dedicated and organized Dental Assistant to join our team....
5 days ago
Dental 360 And Associates - Chicago, IL (16 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Dental 360 & Associates is seeking an EXPERIENCED, energetic, friendly, skilled, hard-working, dedicated and organized Dental Assistant to join our team....
DentalOne Partners - Tinley Park, IL (10 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Veterans Health Administration - Hines, IL (10 miles from Oak Lawn, IL)
Serves as staff dental assistant at the full performance level for routine patient care and performs a full range of duties with indirect supervision from the lead or supervisory dental assistant or...
6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Oak Lawn, IL

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

$38,577

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Oak Lawn, IL offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Oak Lawn, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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