Dental Assistant Jobs in Orland 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 - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
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1 hour ago DentalOne Partners
Riverdale, IL (11 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Our Dental office is currently seeking an employee to perform the duties of a dental assistant and/or possibly accept some duties at the front desk as an option We would like an employee who is neat...
2 days ago
Destiny Dental - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Fast Growing Dental Company seeks a full time dental assistant and a full time receptionist for our busy, family practice in the Chatham neighborhood of SE Chicago.....
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Westchester, IL (16 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Seeking Dental Assistants and Receptionists, candidates must be team-oriented and be able to work in an atmosphere with little direction, as well as proficient in multi-tasking....
2 days ago
Oak Park, IL (18 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Looking to hire a full-time dental assistant who can also help out in the front. Must have great people skills and be able to multitask in a fast paced dental office....
3 days ago
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (19 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Looking to find the missing piece to our puzzle: an experienced dental receptionist. We are a team of professional, happy employees for a very busy multi-specialty office. Working for this place...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Experienced General Dental Assistant 2 years experience preferred Knowledge of: Digital imaging Computer dental software Dental terminology Good organization skills Fast paced office Dependable Full...
3 days ago
Elmhurst, IL (19 miles from Orland Park, IL)
We are a pediatric dental office seeking an energetic and motivated dental assistant. Experience is not required, but an upbeat and positive attitude is a MUST!...
4 days ago
TATIANA OSTANINA DDS, LTD - River Forest, IL (19 miles from Orland Park, IL)
An assistant should be proficient in taking digital radiographs, four handed dentistry and infection control procedures....
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Dental Terminology Able to adapt to a "Fast Paced" working environment Great Team Player/Good Communication Skills Flexible Schedule Benefits : Competitive Salary Training Program Health/Dental Benefits...
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Position available for a full time/ part time dental assistant in downtown Chicago. One year of experience at a dental office is required. Ability to communicate well with others is expected....
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Assistants provide aid by working alongside the dentist during all aspects of General Dentistry. They hand instruments and materials to the provider while maintaining isolation....
4 days ago
Children's Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Orland Park, IL)
Qualifications Completion of an approved dental assistant program is preferred. Coronal Polishing & Sealants Certification strongly preferred. Minimum one year experience in private practice....
4 days ago
Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids - Elmhurst, IL (19 miles from Orland Park, IL)
We are a pediatric dental office seeking an energetic and motivated dental assistant. Experience is not required, but an upbeat and positive attitude is a MUST!...
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Orland Park, IL

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

$38,577

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Orland Park, IL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 Orland Park, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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