Dental Assistant Jobs in Pekin, 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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Dental Care Alliance - East Peoria, IL (12 miles from Pekin, IL)
Qualifications Desired skills: Prior Orthodontic Dental Assistant experience; required X-ray certification, preferred Additional benefits for full-time employees: Medical Dental services Life insurance...
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - East Peoria, IL (12 miles from Pekin, IL)
Our ideal Dental Assistant will have a minimum of 1 - 2 years of Dental Assistant experience. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits!...
5 days ago
Nitelines USA, Inc - Pekin, IL
Description of Services/Qualifications: Dental assistant services provided by the contractor shall include, but are not necessarily limited to the following: Perform chair-side dental assistance in...
7 days ago
Midwest Dental - Pekin, IL
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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10 days ago Midwest Dental
Elite Dental Partners Llc - Creve Coeur, IL (6 miles from Pekin, IL)
a wonderful family practice in Creve Coeur, IL seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team....
10 days ago
Familia Dental - Peoria, IL (10 miles from Pekin, IL)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities The Dental Assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills....
13 days ago
Midwest Dental - Pekin, IL
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
15 days ago
Central IL Orthodontic Associates - Peoria, IL (14 miles from Pekin, IL)
ORTHODONTIC DENTAL ASSISTANT Central IL Orthodontic Associates is looking for chairside assistant....
18 days ago
Associated Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Peoria LTD - Peoria, IL (10 miles from Pekin, IL)
We are excited to announce our busy office is growing and we are in need of a motivated Surgical Dental Assistant to join our team at our Peoria location....
18 days ago
Aspen Dental - East Peoria, IL (12 miles from Pekin, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Peoria, IL (10 miles from Pekin, IL)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
45+ 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...

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