Dental Assistant Jobs in Skokie, 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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United Dental Partners - Chicago, IL (4 miles from Skokie, 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 (4 miles from Skokie, 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...
Dental 360 And Associates - Chicago, IL (9 miles from Skokie, IL)
Dental 360 & Associates is seeking an EXPERIENCED, energetic, friendly, skilled, hard-working, dedicated and organized Dental Assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Chicago, IL (9 miles from Skokie, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Always There Dental Care - Chicago, IL (9 miles from Skokie, 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....
2 days ago
Smile Doctors - Kenilworth, IL (3 miles from Skokie, 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...
3 days ago
Dental 360 And Associates - Chicago, IL (6 miles from Skokie, IL)
Dental 360 & Associates is seeking an EXPERIENCED, energetic, friendly, skilled, hard-working, dedicated and organized Dental Assistant to join our team....
Savin Dental Associates - Glencoe, IL (7 miles from Skokie, IL)
Our practice is looking for an experienced dental assistant who will continue to make our office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
Veterans Health Administration - Hines, IL (13 miles from Skokie, IL)
Serves as staff dental assistant at the full performance level for routine patient care and performs a full range of duties with indirect supervision from the lead or supervisory dental assistant or...
3 days ago
Patrick J Bannon, DDS - Downers Grove, IL (22 miles from Skokie, IL)
Our private general dental practice in Downers Grove is seeking a full time Dental Hygienist to join our team.Our practice believe in quality dentistry, good patient relationships and overall...
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (9 miles from Skokie, IL)
The assistant can/will provide our patients with fantastic dental assistant skills and exceptional customer care....
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (9 miles from Skokie, IL)
Experienced Dental assistant is needed in the NW side of Chicago, near Niles, Illinois. Wednesdays only 8:30am-to-2 or 2:30 pm 30$/Hour Minimum of one year experience is needed....
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (9 miles from Skokie, IL)
Experienced Dental assistant is needed in the NW side of Chicago, near Niles, Illinois. $17-21/hour. Range of hours per week around 25 hours....
5 days ago
Smiles For Families - Arlington Heights, IL (13 miles from Skokie, IL)
Coronal Polishing Certification is highly desired and we are happy to hire junior Dental Assistants and develop your career with us....
Medical Center Dental Associates - Melrose Park, IL (11 miles from Skokie, 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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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Skokie, IL

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

$38,577

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Skokie, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Skokie, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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