Dental Assistant Jobs in Utah

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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Dental Assistant

  • Stonehaven Dental
  • West Valley City, UT
  • 2 days ago
Certification CPR Certification EDDA Certificate / EFDA Certificate Associates Degree DANB (Indiana) OSHA Coronal Polishing 1-3 years experience Open Dental Digital X-Ray Ultra-Sonic Sterilizer Autoclave...

Dental Assistant

  • Monarch Dental
  • Ogden, UT
  • 5 hours ago
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....

Claims Examiner Asst, Dental

  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • 19 hours ago
Alternate Locations: Work from Home Work Arrangement: Work from Home Relocation assistance: : is not available for this opportunity. Pay Range: $12.60 - $18.89 Bonus Potential: Requisition #:...
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Dental Assistant III

  • Bluetree Practice Services
  • Pleasant Grove, UT
  • 4 days ago
Dental Assistant III Bluetree Practice Services Pleasant Grove, UT Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border Come join our team as a Dental Assistant III....

Dental Assistant

  • Mountainlands Community Health Center Inc
  • Provo, UT
  • 5 days ago
Job Title: Dental Assistant Reports to: Dental Office Administrator Supervises: N/A Job Summary: Dental Assistant duties are comprehensive and varied....

Traveling Orthodontic Dental Assistant

  • Pacific Dental Services
  • Midvale, UT
  • 5 days ago
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...

Dental Assistant

  • Pacific Dental Services
  • Clinton, UT
  • 5 days ago
We are happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant!...

Ps Dental Assistant - Wakara Dental Clinic - Sterilization

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • 6 days ago
Details Open Date 08/01/2022 Requisition Number PRN31685B Job Title PS Dental Assistant Working Title PS Dental Assistant - Wakara Dental Clinic - Sterilization Job Grade UGR FLSA Code Nonexempt Patient...

Dental Assistant

  • Park City, UT
  • 6 days ago
Dental Assistants, or Certified Dental Assistants, are responsible for providing hands-on support to the clinical team and completing prep work so they can more efficiently care for patients....

PS Dental Assistant

  • The Univeristy of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • 8 days ago
Assisting students/dentists with the preparation of procedures, chairside assisting, and radiology positioning and technique. 3....

Dental Assisting Faculty

  • Davis Technical College
  • Kaysville, UT
  • 8 days ago
Certified Dental Assistant, or a Registered Dental Assistant....

Dental Assistant

  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • Ogden, UT
  • 9 days ago
Dental Assistant Program Completion. - and - Dental office or pediatric surgical experience....

Dental Assistant

  • Big Smiles
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • 12 days ago
Dental Assistant (DA) Qualifications: X-Ray Certified Must hold active CPR certification card Must have 1+ years Digital X-ray Imaging experience Valid driver license, reliable transportation and a...

Dental Assistant

  • Monarch Dental
  • Sandy, UT
  • 12 days ago
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....

PS Dental Assistant

  • The Univeristy of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • 12 days ago
Assisting students/dentists with the preparation of procedures, chairside assisting, and radiology positioning and technique. 3....

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Utah

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Utah offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 Utah
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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