Dental Assistant Jobs in Waukegan, 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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DentalOne Partners - Vernon Hills, IL (10 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control...
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1 day ago DentalOne Partners
Barrington, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
We are seeking a friendly Dental Assistant to help provide the most efficient and high-quality dental care possible....
9 hours ago
Uptown Dentistry - Park Ridge, IL (24 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Our general dentistry office is seeking a full time dental assistant to add to our incredible team....
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14 hours ago
Arlington Heights, IL (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Looking for experienced, personable dental assistant for 24 hours a week Mon, Tue and Thu 10-7, minimum experience 1-2 years. Look forward to meeting you. ... H. Killidar DDS...
2 days ago
Kenilworth, IL (20 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Responsibilities include: Chairside assisting for general dentistry Sterilization of instruments Setting up and breaking down rooms Taking digital x-rays Ordering dental supplies Taking and pouring...
3 days ago
Maria J Fournier, DDS, MS,Ltd - Arlington Heights, IL (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Established dental office is seeking a self-motivated, hardworking experienced dental assistant that strives for the best in patient care!...
3 days ago
Twin Lakes, WI (23 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Are you a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to be part of a company that strives to be the BEST in the dental industry? If so, we want to hear from you!...
3 days ago
Lake Forest, IL (8 miles from Waukegan, IL)
DENTAL ASSISTANT General dental office looking for part time/full time dental assistant. MUST HAVE PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE....
4 days ago
Busy Dental LLC - Palatine, IL (20 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Our established office in Belvidere is looking for an energetic, motivated and reliable Dental Assistant and Dental Front Office/Receptionist. There are 2 available positions: 1. Dental Assistant....
5 days ago
Des Plaines, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Looking for either full time or part time Dental Assistant for Endodontic Specialty Office....
6 days ago
Park Ridge, IL (24 miles from Waukegan, IL)
We are seeking a full or part-time dental assistant to add to our team. We have strong infection control and screening protocols in place and strive to provide a safe work environment....
6 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Pleasant Prairie, WI (11 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Dental Assistant Job ID 2020-9758 Category Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Are you a Dental Assistant looking for a rewarding career and an opportunity to advance your clinical...
6 days ago
Park Ridge, IL (24 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Looking for an experienced part time orthodontic assistant to work between two offices. Must be outgoing personable upbeat and fun to be around. Also needs to be able to converse in conversation...
8 days ago
Colonial Dental Group - Glenview, IL (19 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Assisting experience is a plus, but we are willing to train the right person to learn chairside assisting, four-handed assisting along with taking impressions and dental terminology....
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8 days ago Colonial Dental Group
Express Employment Professionals - Waukegan - Waukegan, IL
The Dental Assistant will assist with four-handed chair side assisting, room set up and room break down, digital x-rays, monitor nitrous oxide administration, coronal polishing, sealant application,...
8 days ago

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