Dental Assistant Jobs in Ballwin, MO

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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Arnold, MO (15 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Functions certificate in Orthodontics (desired but not required) Perks of joining our team?...
1 hour ago
Pacific Dental Services - Arnold, MO (15 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
1 day ago
Saint Peters, MO (9 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Duties will include but are not limited to; chairside orthodontic assisting, banding and bonding, Phase I and Phase II orthodontics, Invisalign treatment, x-rays, itero scanning, impressions,...
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Were looking for an awesome dental assistant. General dentistry practice that serves patients of all ages. Procedures are mainly restorative... fillings and crowns....
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Oral Surgery Practice has immediate opening for Surgical Technician. We're looking for an experienced professional who can work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment and provide our...
1 hour ago
Wentzville, MO (20 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Demonstrate complete knowledge and usage of dental terminology, dental instruments, tray setups and instrument sharpening....
4 days ago
Midwest Dental - Saint Louis, MO (11 miles from Ballwin, MO)
*IH ID: 2021-9119 # of Openings: 1 Category: Dental Assistant Type: Full Time Regular...
4 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
4 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Our modern & growing private practice is searching for a dental assistant to add to our team. Our office is: A fun, exciting environment focused on growth & team work!...
6 days ago
Pacific, MO (12 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Overview Osage Dental Group has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Pacific,MO. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
6 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Oral Surgery Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
8 days ago
Confidential - St. Louis, MO (14 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance....
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9 days ago
Compass Health Network - Saint Charles, MO (18 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Performs duties in the field of reception, chairside assisting, sterilization, inventory and records....
10 days ago
Gateway to Oral Health Foundation - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Job Type: Full-time Experience: dental assisting: 1 year (Required) License: Dental Assistant (Required) Location/Region: Saint Louis, MO...
10 days ago
MySmileCenter - Saint Charles, MO 63301, MO (18 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Digital X-Rays, Chairside Assisting, Sealants, Four-handed Dentistry, Dental Prophylasis, Taking impressions, Nitrous oxide, Dental Software knowledge, crowns, bridges, ortho, answering phones, scheduling...
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15 days ago MySmileCenter

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Ballwin, MO

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

$37,326

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Ballwin, MO offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Ballwin, MO
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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