Dental Assistant Jobs in Canby, OR

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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Wolfe Dental - Hillsboro, OR (23 miles from Canby, OR)
Our fun, detail oriented private practice in Hillsboro is in search of a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team.We are looking for a dependable individual to provide the highest quality care in...
2 days ago
Gentle Dental - Salem, OR (24 miles from Canby, OR)
1+ years of experience Qualifications that Increase Starting Pay Experience X-Ray Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...
Gentle Dental - Salem, OR (24 miles from Canby, OR)
At Gentle Dental, Expanded Functions Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, x-ray and laboratory duties....
Pacific Dental Services - Gresham, OR (23 miles from Canby, OR)
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Portland, OR (20 miles from Canby, OR)
Endodontic Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
20 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Portland, OR (20 miles from Canby, OR)
Now is the time to join Portland Modern Dentistry. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level...
20 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Portland, OR (20 miles from Canby, OR)
Required Qualifications: Certificate from an Accredited Dental Assisting Program CPR/BLS Certificate Qualifications that Increase Starting Pay: Experience X-Ray Certification Expanded Functions Bilingual...
Heartland Dental - Happy Valley, OR (14 miles from Canby, OR)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
1 hour ago
Chemeketa Community College - Salem, OR (24 miles from Canby, OR)
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Certification or Oregon Registered Dental Hygienist * OR- A Doctor of Medical Dentistry or Doctor of Dental Science (DMD or DDS) Preferred Qualifications Graduate...
2 days ago
Advantage Dental Oral Health Center - Clackamas, OR (14 miles from Canby, OR)
Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide._* _Strong customer service and...
2 days ago
Willamette Dental - Oregon City, OR (9 miles from Canby, OR)
Oregon EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) certificate, required or willing to obtain. Washington Active Dental Assistant Registration at hire....
2 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Tigard, OR (17 miles from Canby, OR)
Essential Responsibilities: - PERFORM ALL OF THE DUTIES permitted a dental assistant consistent with the individual-s training and in the presence of or under the observation of a licensed provider...
2 days ago
Portland, OR (20 miles from Canby, OR)
Our General Practice is seeking an energetic dental assistant to join our team!! We are a busy family practice with focus on quality care....
2 days ago
Canby, OR
Dental Assistant needed for a private practice Monday through Thursday, 7:30am-4pm. Experience and EFDA/radiology preferred, but will train the right candidate....
1 day ago
Salem, OR (24 miles from Canby, OR)
This successful candidate needs to be EFDA, sealant and x-ray certified....
1 day ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Canby, OR

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Canby, OR as reported by the BLS.

$43,524

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Canby, OR offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Canby, OR
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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