Dental Assistant Jobs in Alaska

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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Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium - Juneau, AK
CPR certificate preferred Radiology certificate preferred Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification in: Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) is preferred (Requires 12 annual continuing dental...
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Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium - Juneau, AK
CPR certificate preferred Radiology certificate preferred Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification in: Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) is preferred (Requires 12 annual continuing dental...
1 day ago
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - Hooper Bay, AK
Position Summary: Trains in the practical skills and knowledge necessary to become a fully qualified Dental Assistant, while assisting in maintaining an efficiently operating dental clinic....
4 days ago
Anchorage, AK
Mint Dental is looking to expand our Dental Assisting Team. Currently we have 7 dental providers that serve our Anchorage community. Our amazing, new and state of the art dental facility creates a...
5 days ago
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - Mountain Village, AK
Position Summary: Trains in the practical skills and knowledge necessary to become a fully qualified Dental Assistant, while assisting in maintaining an efficiently operating dental clinic....
6 days ago
Ketchikan Indian Community - Ketchikan, AK
Dental Assistant Certification preferred....
10 days ago
Juneau, AK
Software: Digital x-rays and Dentrix If this sounds like you, please attach resume we look forward to you joining our team....
11 days ago
Kodiak Area Native Association - Kodiak, AK
with appropriate certification.Aide in the training and orientation of expanded functions for dental assistant staff....
11 days ago
Wasilla, AK
We are looking for a Dental Assistant or someone with experience who can handle both front and back We invite patient-oriented and detail-oriented applicants who have a passion for patient care and...
11 days ago
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - Aniak, AK
Build a Resume Find a job salary Jobs Login Search All Jobs Dental Assistant Apprentice - Aniak at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp in ANIAK, Alaska Posted in Other about 7 hours ago....
14 days ago
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - Bethel, AK
Jobs Dental Assistant Apprentice at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp Search All Jobs Dental Assistant Apprentice at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp in Bethel, Alaska Posted in Other about 11 hours ago....
15 days ago
Fairbanks, AK
Dental Assistant (Fairbanks) Our busy family practice is looking for an energetic, reliable Dental Assistant to help with patient care....
16 days ago
Wasilla, AK
Dental Assistant (Wasilla) Compensation: Hourly Wage depends on experience Employment type: Full-time Dental Assistant needed for a busy Wasilla office....
17 days ago
Fairbanks, AK
Our busy family practice is looking for an energetic, reliable dental assistant to help with patient care....
26 days ago
Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks Dental Center is seeking a motivated Team Player who wants to be part of a thriving and busy General Dental Practice. Our patients come to us for quality dentistry and great customer...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Alaska

Moving to Alaska? Find some basic demographic data about Alaska below.


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Alaska

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

$45,910

Highest Education Level

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

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