Dental Assistant Jobs in Sheridan, 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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Gentle Dental - McMinnville, OR (9 miles from Sheridan, OR)
At SmileKepers, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
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5 hours ago Gentle Dental
Smile Brands - Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Your Role as a Certified Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
20 hours ago
24/7 MedStaff - Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Currently looking for amazing Dental Assistants for a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a great team in a prestigious hospital system based dental clinic. Several locations are available....
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5 days ago
24/7 MedStaff - Keizer, OR (22 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Currently looking for amazing Dental Assistants for a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a great team in a prestigious hospital system based dental clinic. Several locations are available....
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5 days ago
Smile Brands - Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Your Role as a Certified Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
6 days ago
Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Smiles Dental is looking for a Superstar EFDA Dental Assistant and Hygienist to join our Salem team....
7 days ago
Gentle Dental - McMinnville, OR (9 miles from Sheridan, OR)
At SmileKeepers, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
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7 days ago Gentle Dental
Dallas, OR (14 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Looking for a dental assistant to add to our amazing staff 15 mins west of Salem. New Grads encouraged to apply. We have a great work environment....
8 days ago
Gentle Dental - Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
At SmileKeepers, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
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8 days ago Gentle Dental
McMinnville, OR (9 miles from Sheridan, OR)
Must be x-ray certified. Benefits include: Health Insurance 401K Paid vacation Dental care and various perks throughout the year You can apply by email, fax or in person....
11 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Salem, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
functions dental assistant program Dental Assisting National Board of Radiology Proficiency Oregon EFDA Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification required within 90 days of hire date CPR certification...
11 days ago
Northwest Dental Arts - Keizer, OR (22 miles from Sheridan, OR)
EFDA Dental Assistant (4 days per week) A growing family practice in Keizer, Oregon is seeking a dental assistant to join our fun-loving patient centered team....
11 days ago
Monmouth, OR (24 miles from Sheridan, OR)
We are a well established, growing dental practice looking for a full-time dental assistant to join our Monmouth office....
12 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Sheridan, OR

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

$43,524

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Sheridan, OR offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

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

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