Dental Assistant Jobs in Illinois

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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Michael P. Ryan D.D.S. - Tinley Park, IL
General Dental Practice looking for an experienced Dental Assistant offering Retirement, Health,Payed Holidays,and Two weeks payed Vacation. Come join our Team...
2 days ago
Linda Hertz Group - Geneva, IL
Looking to hire an additional Dental Assistant to their office. Phenomenal working environment and Dental Team !!!...
1 day ago
McKenna Dental - Aurora, IL
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
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McKenna Dental - Elmhurst, IL
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
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a Lifetime of Smiles - La Salle, IL
Culture: BE THE REASON SOMEONE SMILES!!!! a Lifetime of Smiles, Ltd. is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our community in a fun, friendly atmosphere. We are a full service...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
Looking for a motivated, organized, friendly dental assistant to help care for our general dental patients and provide them with a top level of service....
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GARY S TODD DDS LLC - Arlington Heights, IL
Immediate opening Busy Arlington Heights General Dental Practice No Evenings No Weekends Excellent Benfits
2 days ago
DeLacey Dental - Warrenville, IL
We are looking for an experienced, positive, friendly chairside assistant to join our family dental practice. Our practice utilizes technology to deliver high quality care in a patient friendly...
2 days ago
Trublu Dentistry PC - Blue Island, IL
terminology knowledge Chairside Assisting Ability to take impressions and temporary crowns Ability to take x-rays Professional and courteous communication Superb time management and organization Benefits...
2 days ago
McKenna Dental - Bolingbrook, IL
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
We're looking for an experienced dental assistant with excellent clinical dental assisting skills, who is proficient in four handed dentistry and coronal polishing....
2 days ago
GARY S TODD DDS LLC - Arlington Heights, IL
Busy General Dental Practice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday 8-5 No Evenings or Weekends
2 days ago
Duffy & Kwiatt Dental Associates Pc - Vernon Hills, IL
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Floss Dental Studios - Westchester, IL
We are looking for a reliable, motivated, and friendly assistant for a part time/full time position at our Westchester office. Ideal candidate will have some experience working the front and back...
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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

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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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