Dental Assistant Jobs in Highland, IN

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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St Paul Oral Surgery - Chicago, IL (24 miles from Highland, IN)
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....
17 hours ago
Chicago, IL (24 miles from Highland, IN)
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DentalOne Partners - Crestwood, IL (15 miles from Highland, IN)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Smile Programs - Gary, IN (6 miles from Highland, IN)
Full-time opportunity (5 days/week) Dental Assistant Qualifications: Must meet State requirements to operate X rays Certified with Coronal Polishing CPR certification card Min. 1-year working experience...
7 days ago
Children's Dental Center - Merrillville, IN (8 miles from Highland, IN)
Functions Dental Assisting and Coronal Polishing Certifications are a plus Current CPR certification is a plus Prefer 1+ years of professional experience, but will consider junior candidates with a...
DentalOne Partners - Tinley Park, IL (19 miles from Highland, IN)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Oak Lawn, IL (19 miles from Highland, IN)
Take full orthodontic records (extra oral/intra oral xrays, photos, impressions, PVS and alginate impressions ITERO scanner) Coronal polishing and dental assistants if certified to do so Qualifications...
28 days ago
Heartland Dental - Valparaiso, IN (24 miles from Highland, IN)
Clinical Requirements: IN X-Ray Certification Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) Certificate Previous Chairside Assisting Experience Experience with Dentrix Software Experience with Kodak X-Ray...
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Frankfort, IL (20 miles from Highland, IN)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
30+ days ago
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Highland, IN)
Certifications: Dental Assisting National Boards Certified Dental Assistant certification....
45+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Crestwood, IL (15 miles from Highland, IN)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
45+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Mokena, IL (22 miles from Highland, IN)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
45+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Valparaiso, IN (24 miles from Highland, IN)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Beecher, IL (15 miles from Highland, IN)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
90+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Griffith, IN (2 miles from Highland, IN)
The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Highland, IN

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Highland, IN as reported by the BLS.

$38,577

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Highland, IN 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 Highland, IN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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