Dental Assistant Jobs in Chesterfield, 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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Part-Time Dental Assistant

  • Smile Design Dental Center
  • O Fallon, MO (15 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 12 hours ago
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...

Orthodontic Assistant- Westrock Orthodontics

  • Rock Dental Brands
  • Arnold, MO (20 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 12 hours ago
Apply Job Type Full-time Description As an Orthodontic Assistant you will assist the Orthodontist with patients to ensure the highest quality of care is provided. Perform clinical and technical...

Dental Assistant

  • Compass Health Network
  • Saint Charles, MO (19 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 4 hours ago
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....

Dental Assistant

  • Smile Design Dental Center
  • O Fallon, MO (15 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 4 days ago
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...

Dental Assistant

  • Creative Smiles at WingHaven
  • O Fallon, MO (8 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 4 days ago
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...

Dental Assistant

  • Heartland Dental
  • Arnold, MO (20 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 8 days ago
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...

Entry-level Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Brentwood, MO (17 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 9 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Wentzville, MO (14 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 9 days ago
Assist during a variety of treatment procedures Take dental X-rays Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Manage infection control prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment Educate patients...

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Brentwood, MO (17 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 9 days ago
Assist during a variety of treatment procedures Take dental X-rays Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Manage infection control prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment Educate patients...

Dental Assistant - 65245

  • Linderhof Family Dental Care
  • Arnold, MO (20 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 10 days ago
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...

Dental Assistant

  • Saint Charles, MO (19 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 10 days ago
Overview My Smile Center has an opening for a Dental Assistant in St. Charles, Missouri. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...

Dental Assistant

  • Clayton, MO (18 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 11 days ago
We are looking for our dental assistant to have experience or formal education; new graduates will be considered!...

Dental Assistant

  • Pacific, MO (9 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 13 days ago
Overview Osage Dental Group has an opening for a Dental Assistant in Pacific, MO. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...

Dental Assistant

  • Chesterfield, MO
  • 13 days ago
We are happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant!...

Dental Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Bridgeton, MO (16 miles from Chesterfield, MO)
  • 14 days ago
Dental Assistant - Career Advancement Aspen Dental Bridgeton, MO Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border At Aspen Dental, we believe in doing just about anything to make our patients...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Chesterfield, MO

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Chesterfield, MO offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 Chesterfield, MO
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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