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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Chicago, IL
Our modern, high tech dental office on the north side of Chicago is looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
General practice in the Gold Coast neighborhood seeking experienced dental assistant to join our team. Monday thru Thursday and occasional Saturdays....
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Aurora, 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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19 hours ago DentalOne Partners
Skokie, IL
We are a hi-tech, fast paced, family oriented dental office looking to hire an Experienced Dental Assistant for our 3 locations: John Hancock, Skokie, Northbrook....
3 days ago
Affiliates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Champaign, IL
We are looking for a Dental/Surgical Assistant to join our team! This is a full time position in a private oral surgery office(approx 35 hrs/week) with full time benefits. Forward resume to ... or...
2 days ago
Colonial Dental Group - Glenview, 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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2 days ago Colonial Dental Group
Chicago, IL
Are you ready to take your career as a Dental Assistant further than you ever thought possible?...
3 days ago
Park Ridge, 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...
2 days ago
Heartland Dental - Quincy, IL
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
We are a busy, growing, fun and professional dental office with a position available for our office. Our culture is a friendly, positive, good sense of humor and caring atmosphere. Primary job...
2 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Oak Park, 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...
1 day ago
Des Plaines, IL
Looking for either full time or part time Dental Assistant for Endodontic Specialty Office....
1 day ago
Affordable Dentures - Fairview Heights, IL
Dental Assistant Job ID 2020-9756 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...
23 hours ago
Busy Dental LLC - Palatine, 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 hours ago
DentalOne Partners - Bloomingdale, IL
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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3 days ago DentalOne Partners

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