Dental Assistant Jobs in Saint Louis, 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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Confidential - Saint Louis, MO
Strong knowledge of medical and dental terminology. Ensure a positive experience for our patients. Communicate effectively with all patients, family members, providers, faculty and staff....
3 days ago
Saint Louis, MO
Part-time Dental Assistant needed for a General Dentistry Practice. One Doctor practice using Dentrix software. New Graduates welcome to apply....
8 hours ago
Saint Louis, MO
This position is an addition to our current wonderful dental assistant team. This is a high tech paperless with digital x-ray system dental practice....
1 day ago
Gateway to Oral Health Foundation - Saint Louis, MO
Job Type: Full-time Experience: dental assisting: 1 year (Required) License: Dental Assistant (Required)...
7 hours ago
Saint Louis, MO
Small private practice looking to add an experienced dental assistant, part time or full time position. No weekends. Mature applicants welcome. ... fax ......
8 hours ago
MySmileCenter - Lake Saint Louis and St. Charles, MO (20 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Digital X-Rays, Chairside Assisting, Sealants, Four-handed Dentistry, Dental Prophylasis, Taking impressions, Nitrous oxide, Dental Software knowledge, crowns, bridges, ortho, answering phones, scheduling...
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4 days ago MySmileCenter
Affinia Healthcare - Saint Louis, MO
Graduate from a dental assistant school required. Experience: Requires one (2) years of experience as a dental assistant....
4 days ago
Aspen Dental - Saint Louis, MO (14 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
5 days ago
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Alton, IL (21 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
OR Current Certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board....
6 days ago
Confidential - St. Louis, MO (6 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance....
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6 days ago
Webster Groves, MO (8 miles from Saint Louis, MO)
Expanded Function in restorative I and II is a plus. Full time = benefits such as insurance, vacation pay and 401K....
6 days ago
American Family Dentistry - Saint Louis, MO
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
7 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO
About you In addition to necessary industry certifications and education, as a periodontal dental assistant, you will possess outstanding time management, communication, and technical skills....
7 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis, MO
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
8 days ago
Saint Louis, MO
Dental assistants needed for temporary assignments--Dental Temporary Services per diem/PRN. Can lead to permanent opportunities. Work when you want....
8 days ago

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