Dental Assistant Jobs in Palatine, 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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McHenry, IL (20 miles from Palatine, IL)
McHenry Smile Center: Busy, growing, fast-paced, high-tech dental office in McHenry looking for a chairside dental assistant - willing to train, so no experience necessary, but a little experience preferred...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Palatine, IL)
Dental Assistant Established Streamwood dental office looking for a sociable, dedicated, dental assistant with a good work ethic....
2 days ago
Des Plaines, IL (8 miles from Palatine, IL)
Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions according to office protocol....
3 days ago
University of Illinois Medical Center - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Palatine, IL)
Current certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), if required by the employing institution....
2 days ago
Medical Center Dental Associates - Melrose Park, IL (16 miles from Palatine, IL)
Chairside Assisting needed for our two locations - Elk Grove and Melrose Park Take x-rays, impressions, and pour models Sterilization Knowledge with assisting in RCT, crowns, restorations Set up rooms...
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23 hours ago
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Palatine, IL)
Full time clinical chairside dental assistant position available in our Chicago (Lincoln Park) location....
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Palatine, IL)
Webster Dental Care, with 11 locations north and west in Chicagoland is looking for Dental Assistants with at least one year of chair side experience....
3 days ago
Cameo Dental Specialists - River Forest, IL (18 miles from Palatine, IL)
Seeking a full time experienced Dental Assistant/Endodontic Assistant who possesses good communication skills, the willingness to learn and adapt, great patient skills, and positive motivation!...
2 days ago
Cameo Dental Specialists - Berwyn, IL (23 miles from Palatine, IL)
Seeking a full time experienced Dental Assistant/Endodontic Assistant who possesses good communication skills, the willingness to learn and adapt, great patient skills, and positive motivation!...
2 days ago
McKenna Dental - Naperville, IL (24 miles from Palatine, IL)
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
Naperville Endodontics - Naperville, IL (24 miles from Palatine, IL)
An established dental specialty office in Naperville is seeking an employee to perform multiple duties including chair side assisting, front office duties and provide administrative help to the...
2 days ago
Des Plaines, IL (8 miles from Palatine, IL)
We are growing and seeking to hire 2 people - Dental Assistant and Dental Front Desk Administrator to join our team....
2 days ago
Enamel & Root Dentistry - Wilmette, IL (15 miles from Palatine, IL)
Modern boutique dental practice is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated dental assistant. We are a paperless office using Dentrix Ascend cloud based management software....
2 days ago
Dental Art Specialists - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Palatine, IL)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional, and friendly Orthodontic Dental assistant who is also experienced in chair-side assisting in restorative dentistry for children and adults....
2 days ago
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Palatine, IL)
A modern general practice in a great neighborhood seeks a clinical (or cross-trained) dental assistant with vast experience in procedures such as implants, invisalign, x-rays, chairside whitening, temporary...
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