Dental Assistant Jobs in Independence, 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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Aspen Dental - Lees Summit, MO (13 miles from Independence, MO)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
2 days ago
Lenexa, KS (20 miles from Independence, MO)
Seeking a dynamic personality to add to the Clinical Dental Team in our state of the art practice located in Olathe, KS. In addition to chairside professional skills we want someone who has a...
1 day ago
Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
1 day ago
Hero Practice Services - Kansas City, KS (11 miles from Independence, MO)
Job Description: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant Location:?Kansas City, Kansas Reports to:?...
1 day ago
WILLIAM R KREMERS DDS PA - Mission, KS (15 miles from Independence, MO)
Kremers, Forbes, and Associates is looking for a motivated individual with at least 1 year of dental assisting experience. Eaglesoft experience is a plus. A good candidate would be a able to...
19 hours ago
PHOENIX HMR HOLDINGS LLC - Kansas City, MO (8 miles from Independence, MO)
Due to the outpouring of new patients, we are seeking to add another Experienced Dental Assistant to our team....
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
About youIn addition to necessary industry certifications and education, as an orthodontic dental assistant you will possess outstanding time management, communication, and technical skills....
2 days ago
University of Missouri-Kansas City - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Our Certified Dental Assistants can rely on stable hours, full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, and continuing education benefits for themselves and their dependents....
1 day ago
Affordable Dentures - Belton, MO (24 miles from Independence, MO)
Dental Assistant (FT amp; Excellent Benefits! Expanded Functions Preferred!)...
4 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Kearney, MO (17 miles from Independence, MO)
Dental Assistant (FT amp; Excellent Benefits! Expanded Functions Preferred!)...
4 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Independence, MO
Dental Assistant Job ID 2020-9536 Category Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Are you a Dental Assistant looking for a rewarding career and an opportunity to advance your clinical...
4 days ago
Perfect Smiles Dental Care - Lenexa, KS (21 miles from Independence, MO)
Assistant Expanded Functions Attention to Detail Experience: 2 years of chair-side dental assisting experience in a practice setting Expanded Functions Restorative Certificate +++...
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6 days ago
Heartland Dental - Raytown, MO (6 miles from Independence, MO)
Overview Expanded Functions Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Dental Assistant This position is more than just a job, its an opportunity...
6 days ago
Heartland Dental - Blue Springs, MO (10 miles from Independence, 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...
7 days ago
Aspen Dental - Lees Summit, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
7 days ago

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