Dental Assistant Jobs in Kansas City, 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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Perfect Smiles Dental Care - Lenexa, KS (13 miles from Kansas City, 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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12 days ago
Heartland Dental - Kansas City, 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...
16 days ago
Independence, MO (10 miles from Kansas City, 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....
19 days ago
Hero Practice Services - Kansas City, KS (1 mile from Kansas City, MO)
Assistant schooling - preferred Current BLS CPR certification - preferred SALARY & BENEFITS Full-time, non-exempt position....
24 days ago
Belton, MO (22 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Taking dental x-rays, Expanded Functions Certification a big plus. Applicants must submit a resume to be considered for an interview....
24 days ago
Overland Park, KS (21 miles from Kansas City, MO)
13364 Metcalf Ave compensation: Competitive hourly wage, profit sharing, medical insurance, 401K retirement plans, wellness pay, paid vacation, and paid holidays. employment type: full-time Apex...
26 days ago
Kansas City, MO
1819 wyandotte st compensation: Negotiable employment type: employee's choice DENTAL ASSISTANT Part-time/Full-time Busy dental office in Downtown KC Crossroads is in search of a Dental Assistant....
28 days ago
Olathe, KS (19 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Great communication skills are a must, as our dental assistants actively educate our patients on their dental needs and treatment options....
28 days ago
Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City, MO
Current Certified Dental Assistant certification. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification....
30+ days ago
Truman Medical Centers - Kansas City, MO
Graduation certificate from a Dental Assistant training program or at least two years on the job training...
30+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Olathe, KS (19 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Dental Assistant Job Locations US-KS-Olathe Requisition ID 2020-18258 Category Dental Assistant Location : External Name Olathe Smiles Dentistry Description Now is the time to join Olathe Smiles Dentistry...
60+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Kansas City, MO
Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City Requisition ID 2020-18303 Category Dental Assistant Location : External Name Pacific Dental Services Supported Office Description Now is...
60+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Olathe, KS (19 miles from Kansas City, MO)
About the opportunity This is why you became a dental assistant....
60+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Kansas City, MO
Oral Surgery Dental Assistant Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City Requisition ID 2019-16504 Category Dental Assistant Location : External Name Pacific Dental Services Supported Office Description Now is...
90+ days ago

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