Dental Assistant Jobs in Blue Springs, 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 - Kansas City, MO (18 miles from Blue Springs, MO)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
19 days ago
Independence, MO (10 miles from Blue Springs, MO)
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Private practice dental office in Independence is seeking an experience Dental Assistant to join our team. 2+ years experience required....
21 days ago
Hero Practice Services - Kansas City, KS (19 miles from Blue Springs, MO)
Assistant schooling - preferred Current BLS CPR certification - preferred SALARY & BENEFITS Full-time, non-exempt position....
26 days ago
Belton, MO (21 miles from Blue Springs, MO)
Taking dental x-rays, Expanded Functions Certification a big plus. Applicants must submit a resume to be considered for an interview....
26 days ago
Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City, MO (18 miles from Blue Springs, MO)
Current Certified Dental Assistant certification. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification....
30+ days ago
Truman Medical Centers - Kansas City, MO (18 miles from Blue Springs, MO)
Graduation certificate from a Dental Assistant training program or at least two years on the job training...
30+ days ago

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