Dental Assistant Jobs in West Linn, 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 - Beaverton, OR (12 miles from West Linn, OR)
Certification Expanded Functions Bilingual Spanish Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) accreditation Schedule: Full-time Office Location Gentle Dental Cornell Center 16155 NW Cornell Rd....
Kaiser Permanente - Clackamas, OR (8 miles from West Linn, OR)
Oregon EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) certification within 90 days of hire date. Pit and Fissure Sealant certification within 6 months of hire date....
1 day ago
Gentle Dental - Woodburn, OR (16 miles from West Linn, OR)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...
Smile Brands - Tualatin, OR (5 miles from West Linn, OR)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
2 days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Clackamas, OR (8 miles from West Linn, OR)
instructed, trace cephalometric x-rays for diagnostic purposes consistent with criteria established by the orthodontist....
23 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Portland, OR (11 miles from West Linn, OR)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...
Gentle Dental - Sherwood, OR (9 miles from West Linn, OR)
recommended Qualifications that Increase Starting Pay Experience X-Ray Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable Our offices are...
Beaverton, OR (12 miles from West Linn, OR)
Our well established modern family dental practice has a wonderful patient population, an enthusiastic team, and a sincere dentist dedicated to the highest quality of care (check out our 70+ 5...
2 days ago
State of Oregon - Woodburn, OR (16 miles from West Linn, OR)
Your Role as Dental Assistant: Assist a DDS/DMD in direct patient/youth care by using techniques in four handed Dentistry. Learn, assist and maintain all electronic medical record systems....
1 day ago
Gentle Dental - Hillsboro, OR (15 miles from West Linn, OR)
Required Qualifications Valid health care provider CPR/BLS Certificate Qualifications that Increase Starting Pay 1+ years of experience X-Ray Certification Expanded Functions Bilingual Spanish Schedule...
Gentle Dental - Portland, OR (11 miles from West Linn, 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...
Oregon Health & Science University - Portland, OR (11 miles from West Linn, OR)
Dental Assistants in the department assist in both the clinic and the operating room....
3 days ago
Portland, OR (11 miles from West Linn, OR)
Our modern dental practice located in the Johns Landing area is excited to be adding a new EFDA Dental Assistant to our wonderful team....
3 days ago
Willamette Dental - Beaverton, OR (12 miles from West Linn, OR)
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification is preferred and may be required for certain positions....
4 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Woodburn, OR (16 miles from West Linn, OR)
As the dental assistant, you will aid the dentist in providing dental services to OYA youth....
4 days ago

Demographic Data for West Linn, OR

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in West Linn, OR

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

$43,524

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in West Linn, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 West Linn, OR
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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