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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Heartland Dental - Fenton, MO (8 miles from Ballwin, MO)
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...
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
assistant certification and/or x-ray certification Excellent communication and organizational skills Preferred Experience 1+ years of experience in a dental setting Dentrix or other dental software...
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO (11 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
3 days ago
Compass Health Network - Saint Charles, MO (18 miles from Ballwin, MO)
The dental assistant also performs duties in the field of reception, chairside assisting, sterilization, inventory and records. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position....
3 days ago
O Fallon, MO (18 miles from Ballwin, MO)
I understand and appreciate how important a good dental assistant is to a practice. 401k, bonus, paid vacation, and sick days. Message me if interested. Cell is ... Thanks....
5 days ago
Advanced Dental Care - Columbia, IL (21 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Excellent opportunity for bonuses and advancement. If you are caring, organized, have great communication skills, and are a team player we would love to have you join our team. Experience...
Aria Care Partners - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
REQUIREMENTS: Dental Assistant Certification preferred. 1 year clinical experience as a Dental Assistant preferred. Valid Driver?s License with no moving violations in the last 5 years....
6 days ago
Midwest Dental - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Overview Patient Service Representative/Dental Assistant FULL TIME Midwest Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Aria Care Partners - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
REQUIREMENTS: Dental Assistant Certification preferred. 1 year clinical experience as a Dental Assistant preferred. Valid Driver's License with no moving violations in the last 5 years....
9 days ago
Midwest Dental - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Overview Dental Assistant Midwest Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
enroot - Saint Louis, MO (19 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Innovative mobile dental company seeking an experienced Dental Assistant to support our growing business in West St Louis County/St Charles....
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Plaza Health Dentistry - Florissant, MO (17 miles from Ballwin, MO)
and other diagnostic assessments (iTero 3D scanner, digital photography, etc.)Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures...
13 days ago
Ellisville, MO
Required Skills & Experience One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities...
17 days ago
Valley Park, MO (4 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Dental assistant needed to join our general practice and top-notch, friendly team! Generous wage of $26 per hour, medical insurance, paid vacation, uniform compensation, dental and bonus system....
19 days ago
Chesterfield, MO (6 miles from Ballwin, MO)
Dental Assistant needed for a private office. We provide general dentistry in an updated, paperless office with a patient focused philosophy....
19 days ago

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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

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Ballwin, MO offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • 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 Ballwin, MO
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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