Dental Assistant Jobs in Missouri

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 - Saint Peters, 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...
1 day ago
Wentzville, MO
compensation: Compensation commensurate to experience employment type: full-time Beacon Endodontics is seeking a full time Dental Assistant!...
23 hours ago
Saint Louis, MO
compensation: Hourly,401k,Health Insurance, Pd Vacation employment type: employee's choice We are in search of a GREAT dental assistant to add to our current GREAT dental team because we have added...
4 days ago
Central Ozarks Medical Center - Richland, MO
Expanded Functions Required. Must be CPR certified or become certified during probationary period and maintain certification throughout employment with COMC....
7 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...
10 days ago
MySmileCenter - Lake St Louis, MO
Dental assistant position availible in a family practice setting. This is not corporate dentistry....
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10 days ago MySmileCenter
Independence, 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....
13 days ago
360care - St. Louis, MO
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance....
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13 days ago
Affordable Dentures - Saint Peters, MO
Assistant certification and/or license where state regulations specify * High School Education or equivalent * Preferred Expanded Functions in Removable Prosthetics, will consider candidates with at...
13 days ago
Elite Dental Partners Llc - Saint Peters, MO
Dental Assistant (full-time)Job Locations US-MO-St....
15 days ago
American Dental Partners - Creve Coeur, 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....
17 days ago
Belton, MO
Taking dental x-rays, Expanded Functions Certification a big plus. Applicants must submit a resume to be considered for an interview....
18 days ago
Compass Health Network - Saint Charles, MO
Performs duties in the field of reception, chairside assisting, sterilization, inventory and records. Tuesday-Friday 10-hour shifts. Full-time, benefits eligible position....
18 days ago
Management & Training Corporation - Saint Louis, MO
NO Weekend work. Reports to the wellness manager. Responsible for preparing patients for dental examination and treatment, in compliance with government and management directives. This position's...
19 days ago
Saint Louis, MO
compensation: Between $12-17 per hour based on experience employment type: full-time Modern & growing practice looking for a new team member. Individual must be self motivated & interested in...
19 days ago

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