Dental Assistant Jobs in Springfield, 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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Smiles Services - Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
Smiles Dental is looking for a Superstar EFDA Dental Assistant to join our team....
1 day ago
Elmira, OR (18 miles from Springfield, OR)
DENTAL TERMINOLOGY REQUIRED to apply Eaglesoft training preferred. Must be CERTIFIED ASSISTANT to apply Please fax or email resume to ... Wage is based on experience...
2 days ago
Gentle Dental - Springfield, OR
At SmileKeepers, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
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Willamette Dental - Springfield, OR
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification is preferred and may be required for certain positions....
4 days ago
24/7 MedStaff - Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, 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
Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
EFDA ASSISTANT Our dental practice is looking for an EFDA Assistant with minimum 3 year experience to join our team for 3-4 days a week. We are a growing multi Dentist practice. We offer excellent...
6 days ago
Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
Assistant must be X-ray certified. Please respond with your resume. We look forward to meeting you!...
8 days ago
Aspen Dental - Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
8 days ago
Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
dental assistant to add to our team....
9 days ago
Springfield, OR
Epperson Orthodontics is looking for world class talent! We create beautiful smiles. We build lasting relationships. We make a difference. We are not saving lives, but we are certainly changing...
12 days ago
Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
Eugene Smiles Dental Hiring EFDA Dental Assistant (Eugene) compensation: $20-$24/hour employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Smiles Dental is looking for a Superstar EFDA Dental Assistant...
18 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
Posting Number: 200109 Job Title: Part Time Dental Assistant - LCC Dental Clinic Applicant Notification: Our is seeking to hire a part-time Dental Assistant. This is a non-faculty assignment....
60+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Eugene, OR (3 miles from Springfield, OR)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
90+ days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...


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The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Springfield, OR

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

$40,042

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Springfield, 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 Springfield, OR
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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