Dental Assistant Jobs in Pueblo, CO

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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State of Colorado - Pueblo, CO
Preferred Qualifications: Dental Assistant Certification (attach certification); Dental X-Ray Certification (attach certification); Experience working as a Dental Assistant in a correctional environment...
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Pueblo, CO
Now is the time to join Pueblo Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to...
3 days ago
Pueblo, CO
Looking for an experienced dental assistant. Fast paced office. Great environment and staff. Full time....
5 days ago
Hero Practice Services - Pueblo, CO
ray techniques and capturing efficient and quality dental x rays?...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Pueblo, CO

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Pueblo, CO

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

$35,337

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Pueblo, CO 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 (4.2%)
  • 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 Pueblo, CO
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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