Dental Assistant Jobs in Scott Air Force Base, 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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Confidential - St. Louis, MO (24 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance....
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Affinia Healthcare - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Graduate from a dental assistant school required. Experience: Requires one (2) years of experience as a dental assistant....
11 hours ago
Alpha Dental Care - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Dental assistanting for all general procedures are a must. Knowledgable in dental insurance, scheduling & Dentrix is a plus. Experience is a must for front office....
3 days ago
American Family Dentistry - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
About you In addition to necessary industry certifications and education, as a periodontal dental assistant, you will possess outstanding time management, communication, and technical skills....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
3 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Dental assistants needed for temporary assignments--Dental Temporary Services per diem/PRN. Can lead to permanent opportunities. Work when you want....
4 days ago
Thenewstribune Com - Belleville, IL (8 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
DENTAL ASSISTANT, Exp. pref. Salary depending on exp. Email resume to ......
7 days ago
Aspen Dental - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
7 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
8 days ago
Dentist - Belleville, IL (8 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Growing dental practices in Brentwood, MO and Belleville, IL. are looking for an experienced dental assistant. Salary is negotiable....
9 days ago
Heartland Dental - Columbia, IL (20 miles from Scott Air Force Base, 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...
9 days ago
Familia Dental - East Saint Louis, IL (16 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities The Dental Assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills....
9 days ago
Corner Stone Dental - Swansea, IL (8 miles from Scott Air Force Base, IL)
Our established and growing dental practice is seeking a dental assistant 2-4 days/week & 1 Saturday a month to join our team....
13 days ago
Heartland Dental - Maryville, IL (14 miles from Scott Air Force Base, 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...
14 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...


HIPAA for Dental Offices
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation and address its application within a dental office setting. To ensure the privacy of protected health information,...

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