Dental Assistant Jobs in Wood Dale, 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 - Aurora, IL (19 miles from Wood Dale, 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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2 days ago DentalOne Partners
Managed Care Staffers - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Get similar jobs sent to your email Save Job Details Company Overview Temp Polish Speaking Dental Assistant on the NW side of Chicago Our dental client has an immediate need for a Polish Dental Assistant...
7 hours ago
Apple Dental Care - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Apple Dental Care, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics Logo Apple Dental Care, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics3.2 Orthodontist/ Pediatric Dental Assistant Chicago, IL Easy Apply Save Actively...
7 hours ago
Busy Dental LLC - Palatine, IL (10 miles from Wood Dale, 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....
1 day ago
Affordable Dentures - Oak Park, IL (10 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Dental Assistant Job ID 2020-9766 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...
2 days ago
Des Plaines, IL (7 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Looking for either full time or part time Dental Assistant for Endodontic Specialty Office....
2 days ago
Lake Forest, IL (19 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
DENTAL ASSISTANT General dental office looking for part time/full time dental assistant. MUST HAVE PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE....
17 hours ago
Patrick Cross Dds - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Job Company Small dental practice seeking competent full time (40 hrs) dental assistant. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail....
7 hours ago
Chicago, IL (17 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
DENTAL ASSISTANT: Make great pay as a Dental Assistant working with our established patient base and our productive team!...
2 days ago
Park Ridge, IL (7 miles from Wood Dale, 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....
2 days ago
Cameo Dental Specialists - La Grange, IL (14 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Cameo Dental Specialists is seeking a hard working team player to join our team. CDS is a multi specialty group practice and the applicant will be working with the Endodontist. Applicants must...
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2 days ago
Chicago, IL (17 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Looking for an outgoing dental assistant. We ask our patients have Covid19 swab testing prior to any major perio and restorative work. Knowledge of DENTRIX is a plus....
2 days ago
Dental One Incorporated - Aurora, IL (19 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Learning Management System requirements Qualifications Qualifications: Education/Certification: * Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required * Current radiography certification required * Dental...
2 days ago
Bridgeview, IL (18 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
Position: Dental Assistant for General Dentistry and Orthodontic (metal braces) office Name of office: International Dental of Bridgeview Address: 7124 W 83rd, Suite E, Bridgeview, IL 60455 Website:...
17 hours ago
Chicago, IL (17 miles from Wood Dale, IL)
General practice in the Gold Coast neighborhood seeking experienced dental assistant to join our team. Monday thru Thursday and occasional Saturdays....
3 days ago

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