Dental Assistant Jobs in Council Bluffs, IA

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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Family Dentistry Bellevue - Bellevue, NE (7 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Dental Assistant Full Time, Experience necessary, coronal polishing and x-ray certified a must. Established office, 401K match M-F, benefits....
1 day ago
Family Dentistry Bellevue - Bellevue, NE (7 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Dental Assistant FT, Experience necessary, coronal polishing and x-ray certified a must. Established office, 401K match M-F, benefits. .......
1 day ago
All Care Health Center - Council Bluffs, IA
QUALIFICATIONS Certified Dental Assistant in Iowa or the ability to obtain certification with 6 months from date of hire. Previous training and experience in dental assisting preferred....
5 hours ago
GPAC - Bellevue, NE (7 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Qualifications: Over 18 Years of Age GED/High School Diploma Excellent written and oral communication skills Passion for patientcare (Customer Service) Preferred Certifications: X-Ray and Coronal Polishing...
5 days ago
Matrix Providers - Bellevue, NE (9 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
All training must have included a course in radiation physics; radiation biology; radiation health, safety, and protection; X-ray films and radiographic film quality; radiographic techniques; darkroom...
University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Certification as a dental assistant or ability to obtain a dental assistant certificate within one year of hire date....
Remote Work
6 days ago
Today's Dental - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
_Registered Dental Hygienist_Your well-being comes first at Today's Dental Nebraska.Our team and our patients continue to have the very best PPE and COVID protocols in place. It's how we do...
13 days ago
Matrix Providers - Bellevue, NE (7 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
radiation health, safety, and protection; X-ray films and radiographic film quality; radiographic techniques; darkroom and processing techniques; film mounting; and, digital radiographic processing...
21 days ago
Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
One of our assistants is retiring and we are looking for an experienced full-time dental assistant to join our busy practice....
21 days ago
Creighton University - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Dental Assistant II Creighton University, United States Back Email Updated: 32 minutes ago Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA Responsible for assisting Dental Students in all facets of dentistry....
26 days ago
Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs, IA
with the Dental Assistant Accreditation Liaison....
27 days ago
Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs, IA
Position Details Position TitleAdjunct Dental Assistant Job Description This position will be responsible for delivering all levels of the Dental Assistant program classes....
27 days ago
Summit Dental Health - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Certification CPR Certification High School Diploma Clerical Experience DESIRABLES EDDA Certificate / EFDA Certificate Associates Degree DANB (Indiana) OSHA Coronal Polishing 1-3 years experience Open...
30+ days ago
Summit Dental Health - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Assists dentists and hygienists in quality diagnosis through x-rays, verbal communication, and other dental tests as directed....
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Omaha, NE (3 miles from Council Bluffs, IA)
Excellent communication and organizational skills Preferred Experience If required under the state dental practice act, dental assistant certification and/or x-ray certification Working knowledge of...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Council Bluffs, IA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Council Bluffs, IA as reported by the BLS.

$35,657

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Council Bluffs, IA 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 Council Bluffs, IA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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