Dental Assistant Jobs in Festus, 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 - Arnold, MO (20 miles from Festus, 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...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Arnold, MO (20 miles from Festus, MO)
About the opportunity This is why you became a dental assistant....
12 days ago
Arnold, MO (20 miles from Festus, MO)
We are seeking a friendly and motivated dental assistant for a modern, family, general dentistry practice. A working knowledge of Dentrix software is a plus....
16 days ago
Rock Dental Brands - Arnold, MO (20 miles from Festus, MO)
Are you looking to join an innovative, multi-disciplinary group of practices that will allow you to make an impact on the dental world? Are you focused on quality patient care for every patient...
22 days ago
Heartland Dental - Arnold, MO (20 miles from Festus, 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...
28 days ago
Arnold, MO (20 miles from Festus, MO)
We are looking for a motivated dental assistant to join our team....
28 days ago
Aspen Dental - Saint Louis, MO (24 miles from Festus, MO)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
30+ days ago
Corizon Health - Park Hills, MO (23 miles from Festus, MO)
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Dental Assistant with Corizon Health: Prepare operatory with appropriate instruments and materials for each patient scheduled to be seen....
30+ days ago
Corizon Health - Festus, MO
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Dental Assistant with Corizon Health: Prepare operatory with appropriate instruments and materials for each patient scheduled to be seen....
30+ days ago
Nikodem - Crystal City, MO (7 miles from Festus, MO)
As a Dental Assistant with Nikodem Dental you will have the opportunity to grow your career....
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Festus, 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...
45+ days ago
Corizon Health - Bonne Terre, MO (13 miles from Festus, MO)
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Dental Assistant with Corizon Health: Prepare operatory with appropriate instruments and materials for each patient scheduled to be seen....
60+ days ago

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