Dental Assistant Jobs in Oak 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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DentalOne Partners - Aurora, IL (24 miles from Oak Park, IL)
Assistant that loves building and maintaining positive relationships with patients who is flexible, and willing to collaborate with other team members....
Chicago, IL (7 miles from Oak Park, 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 (7 miles from Oak Park, 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 (10 miles from Oak Park, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Naperville, IL (19 miles from Oak Park, 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
DentalOne Partners - Schaumburg, IL (17 miles from Oak Park, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics - Naperville, IL (19 miles from Oak Park, IL)
Dental Office is looking for a motivated, loyal, caring dental assistant to join our growing, well-established practice....
United Dental Partners - Chicago, IL (6 miles from Oak Park, 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 (6 miles from Oak Park, 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 (19 miles from Oak Park, 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....
United Dental Partners - Elgin, IL (24 miles from Oak Park, IL)
We are looking for A Full-time qualified Dental Assistant to join our premiere dental practice in Chicago, IL!...
DentalOne Partners - Chicago, IL (7 miles from Oak Park, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Always There Dental Care - Chicago, IL (7 miles from Oak Park, 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 (7 miles from Oak Park, 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
Smile Doctors - Kenilworth, IL (14 miles from Oak Park, IL)
Orthodontic Assistant Kenilworth, IL 60043, USA Req #1259 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 The vision of Smile Doctors is our people-first culture which creates an environment of passionate, caring...
6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Oak Park, IL

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

$38,577

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Oak Park, 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 Park, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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