3046 Dental Assistant Jobs in United States

Ascension
Binghamton, NY | Full Time
$38k-47k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Mb2dentalsolution
New Haven, CT | Full Time
$43k-53k (estimate)
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El Rio Community Health Center
Tucson, AZ | Part Time
$46k-57k (estimate)
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El Rio Community Health Center
Tucson, AZ | Full Time
$46k-57k (estimate)
3 Weeks Ago
Guevara Family Dentistry
Inglewood, CA | Part Time | Full Time
$45k-56k (estimate)
3 Weeks Ago
Mb2 Hr
Brookings, OR | Full Time
$38k-47k (estimate)
3 Months Ago
Greenway Dental Care
Fayetteville, AR | Full Time
$50k-62k (estimate)
Just Posted
Michel Raad Dds
San Ramon, CA | Part Time | Full Time
$47k-58k (estimate)
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Rengstorff Dental Care
Mountain View, CA | Full Time
$46k-57k (estimate)
Just Posted
Montgomery St Dental
San Francisco, CA | Full Time
$50k-62k (estimate)
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Castle Rock Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
Castle Rock, CO | Full Time
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Siouxland Community Health Center
Sioux City, IA | Full Time
$36k-45k (estimate)
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Wayland Family Dental
Wayland, IA | Full Time | Part Time
$38k-46k (estimate)
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King Endodontics
Niles, IL | Full Time
$40k-50k (estimate)
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Urgent Dental Center Family Dentistry
Indianapolis, IN | Full Time
$68k-85k (estimate)
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Radiant Smiles
Baton Rouge, LA | Full Time
$35k-43k (estimate)
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Comfy Dental
Takoma Park, MD | Part Time | Full Time
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Fresh Dental
Fulton, MD | Full Time
$104k-135k (estimate)
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Tamedental
Hyattsville, MD | Full Time | Part Time
$45k-55k (estimate)
Just Posted
Joy Dentistry
Lewiston, ME | Full Time
$39k-48k (estimate)
Just Posted
Arundel Family Dentistry
Arundel, ME | Full Time
$40k-49k (estimate)
Just Posted
Signature Smiles Edison
Edison, NJ | Full Time
$45k-55k (estimate)
Just Posted
211 Dental Center
Middletown, NY | Full Time
$45k-55k (estimate)
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Brightray Dental
Flushing, NY | Full Time
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Tend
New York, NY | Full Time
$46k-57k (estimate)
Just Posted

Dental Assistant

Full Time 2 Months Ago

Description

We are looking for a dependable, dedicated, and respectful person to provide Dental care to our patients. Outstanding compensation ($17 - $20 per hour plus bonuses) including generous paid time off, 9 paid holidays, excellent health benefits, a company paid pension, multiple bonuses, and more!


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Performs under the direct supervision of the dentist. No independent judgment is exercised and emphasis is placed on instruction and training. Employee must demonstrate a willingness to progress to a Dental Assistant II with on the job training and formalized Dental Education. Adheres to Corporate Compliance program, by reporting improper or unethical conduct, violation of applicable laws, regulations or program requirements.

DETAILED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Dentists with all clinical and clerical procedures.
  • Assists with all front desk duties.
  • Assist Dentist at chair side.
  • Take and record patient blood pressure, pulse, respiration, case history and oral temperature.
  • Understand all OSHA requirements for infection control procedures.
  • Answer telephone and schedule appointments. Study for radiology certification course.
  • Prepare patients for dental exam, including taking dental and medical history and charting.
  • Take, develop, mount and file dental radiographs and other forms with supervision.
  • Prepare instrument trays and operatories. Retrieve records from medical records department, completing encounter dailies.
  • Perform autoclave monitoring system monthly with accurate log and log of MSDS sheets.
  • Completes Dental Assistant skills checklist annually.
  • Utilizes electronic oral health record system to enter, retrieve and document patient information accurately and efficiently.

Requirements

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent training and experience.
  • Graduated from a Dental Assisting Program
  • 1 year of 4 handed chairside dental assisting skills preferred
  • Must be willing to progress to Dental Assistant II through formal education.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bilingual skills English/Spanish preferred.
  • CPR certification preferred.
  • Some knowledge of dental terminology preferred.
  • Good customer relations and professional appearance.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Good manual and finger dexterity.
  • Chair side and office competencies must be satisfied after 6-months in position.
  • Working knowledge of dental records and electronic oral health record system.

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The job skills required for Dental Assistant include dental care, Infection control, CPR, radiology, Blood Pressure, etc. Having related job skills and expertise will give you an advantage when applying to be a Dental Assistant. That makes you unique and can impact how much salary you can get paid. Below are job openings related to skills required by Dental Assistant. Select any job title you are interested in and start to search job requirements.

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The following is the career advancement route for Dental Assistant positions, which can be used as a reference in future career path planning. As a Dental Assistant, it can be promoted into senior positions as a Dental Hygienist that are expected to handle more key tasks, people in this role will get a higher salary paid than an ordinary Dental Assistant. You can explore the career advancement for a Dental Assistant below and select your interested title to get hiring information.

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If you are interested in becoming a Dental Assistant, you need to understand the job requirements and the detailed related responsibilities. Of course, a good educational background and an applicable major will also help in job hunting. Below are some tips on how to become a Dental Assistant for your reference.

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of an Accountant.

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A level one assistant helps with administrative tasks and assists the dentist by handing them tools.

01/26/2022: Columbus, GA

Dental assistants also document patient care and take x-rays.Most dental assistants are Registered Dental Assistants (RDAs).

01/15/2022: Peoria, IL

Dental assistants are responsible for providing the patient with high quality care by performing a variety of office, laboratory, and patient care duties.

01/28/2022: Champaign, IL

Dental assistants can perform a variety of tasks, such as providing administrative support, preparing patients for surgery, and chair-side support as dentists complete exams and procedures.

12/18/2021: Monterey, CA

Dental assistants must be team players and effective communicators, working closely with dentists and dental hygienists, who provide direct supervision.

01/24/2022: Los Angeles, CA

Step 2: Knowing the best tips for becoming an Accountant can help you explore the needs of the position and prepare for the job-related knowledge well ahead of time.

Career tips from people on Dental Assistant jobs

Apply for dental assistant positions.

01/13/2022: Green Bay, WI

Basic knowledge of dental medicine.

12/07/2021: Battle Creek, MI

Be Professional and Have a Strong Work Ethic.

12/23/2021: Saint Paul, MN

Being a dental assistant means helping others.

12/09/2021: Twin Falls, ID

Complete a dental assistant program.

01/06/2022: Florence, SC

Step 3: View the best colleges and universities for Dental Assistant.

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