Dental Assistant Jobs in Merrillville, 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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NorthShore Health Centers - Portage, IN (10 miles from Merrillville, IN)
5 hours ago
North American Dental Group - Valparaiso, IN (16 miles from Merrillville, IN)
Overview Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first,...
3 days ago
Dyer, IN (9 miles from Merrillville, IN)
We are looking for someone that is : Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects Adaptable/flexible Schedule:...
22 hours ago
Calumet City, IL (15 miles from Merrillville, IN)
Dental assistant needed for a well established office, preferably bilingual Must be available evenings Anne weekends Position available immediately...
3 days ago
Merrillville, IN
Come join our successful dental practice as a PT/FT Dental Assistant. Assistant must be comfortable in sterilization, ordering, lab work, and chairside assisting....
6 days ago
Dental Concepts - Homewood, IL (19 miles from Merrillville, IN)
We are looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join our growing team. This position requires working in two offices and having previous knowledge as a clinical Dental Assistant....
7 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Merrillville, IN
Dental Assistant Job ID 2020-8973 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...
8 days ago
Ridgewood Dental PC - Hobart, IN (4 miles from Merrillville, IN)
Our office is looking for a dental assistant for our busy office. We are looking for a professional that wants to be part of a team....
12 days ago
Bright Tiger Dental - Merrillville, IN
Licensed Dental Assistant with more than 3 years of chairside experience in general dentistry Someone who has great clinical skills and a passion for general dentistry If yes lets talk!...
12 days ago
Smiles By Gentle Dental - Griffith, IN (6 miles from Merrillville, IN)
If youre the certified dental assistant and front office coordinator were looking for, you are proactive, adaptable, and a team player....
13 days ago
Ridge Dental Care - Munster, IN (10 miles from Merrillville, IN)
A great job is available for an upbeat, outgoing individual. You must enjoy working with a lot of people in a fast paced, rapidly growing dental office. Experience and expanded preferred but not...
13 days ago
Trublu Dentistry PC - Blue Island, IL (22 miles from Merrillville, IN)
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...
13 days ago
Vandelay Education - Saint John, IN (8 miles from Merrillville, IN)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant Instructor Vandelay Education is seeking experienced dental assistants with a passion for training the next generation. Instructor positions are PART-TIME....
24 days ago
Immediadent - Merrillville, IN
Job Information ImmediaDent Expanded Functions Dental Assistant - Up to 24/hr in Merrillville , Indiana Expanded Functions Dental Assistant -- Up to $24/hr Is this you?...
45+ days ago
Prairie State College - Chicago Heights, IL (14 miles from Merrillville, IN)
assistant or dental hygienist who is Dental Assisting National Board Certified Dental Assistant....
60+ days ago

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