Dental Assistant Jobs in Tinley 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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University of Illinois - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
experience in four-handed dentistry....
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Lockport, IL (12 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
9 hours ago
Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Specialist dental practice in Crystal Lake is seeking motivated full-time chair-side DENTAL ASSISTANT. - Approx. 32 - 36 hours/week; great hours - no evenings, no Fridays and no weekends!...
2 days ago
St Paul Oral Surgery - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Assistant License is required or in process of obtaining to perform expanded functions to qualify for this position Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation....
16 hours ago
Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
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DentalOne Partners - Crestwood, IL (6 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
United Dental Partners - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
We are looking for A Full-time qualified Dental Assistant to join our premiere dental practice in Chicago, IL!...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Experienced Full Time/Part time Assistant needed for a busy down town practice. The hours are Monday - Friday, no nights or weekends. Great benefits and a fun place to work.
3 days ago
North American Dental Group - Downers Grove, IL (19 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Dental Assisting Certification, state required education, or prior on the job training One or more years of experience preferred Radiography/ X-RAY certification for respective state Proficient in MS...
4 days ago
United Dental Partners - Naperville, IL (21 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Wheatland Dental Care in Naperville is excited to announce we are hiring Dental Assistants to join our team....
North American Dental Group - Bolingbrook, IL (15 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Dental Assisting Certification, state required education, or prior on the job training One or more years of experience preferred Radiography/ X-RAY certification for respective state Proficient in MS...
4 days ago
North American Dental Group - Bolingbrook, IL (15 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Overview Grove Dental Associates - Bolingbrook, IL Dental Assistant - Sign on Bonus $2,000.00 Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient...
5 days ago
North American Dental Group - Lombard, IL (23 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Overview Grove Dental Associates Dental Assistant - Sign on Bonus $2,000.00 Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses...
5 days ago
University of Illinois - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Prepare dental units for patient treatment. including sterilization, x-ray and reception functions. Receive and prepare patients for dental treatment, assist the dentist at the chair side....
5 days ago
University of Illinois - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Tinley Park, IL)
Reports on malfunctioning operatory or x-ray equipment to appropriate personnel; helps identify and report general maintenance problems in the clinic Obtains digital x-rays, processes and mounts dental...
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Tinley Park, IL

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

$38,577

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Tinley Park, 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 (4.2%)
  • 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 Tinley Park, IL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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