Dental Assistant Jobs in Colorado

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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We are in need of a full time dental assistant in our modern dental dentistry practice in Arvada. We have 2 wonderful dentists and are looking to expand our team....

Dental Assistant

  • Fort Collins, CO
  • 2 days ago
We are a well-established dental office in Fort Collins that offers general dentistry to the entire family! We have an amazing team and are looking for the right person to join us. Some have even...

Dental Assistant OMFS/DFP (Dental Care II)

  • University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Aurora, CO
  • 1 day ago
Dental Assistant – OMFS/DFP (Dental Care II) - 24596 University Staff Description University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus School of Dental Medicine Dental Assistant – OMFS/DFP (Dental Care...
We are looking for a fun, friendly, hardworking Assistant to join our growing practice at the border of Englewood/Cherry Hills! We are willing to train! If you are interested in joining an...

Dental Assistant

  • Denver, CO
  • 1 day ago
Looking for a team player to join our growing pediatric dental practice. Ideal candidate will be friendly, energetic and reliable. Our private practice offers a team environment with high-end...

Dental Assistant

  • Thornton, CO
  • 1 day ago
Looking for a team player to join our growing pediatric dental practice. Ideal candidate will be friendly, energetic and reliable. Our private practice offers a team environment with high-end...

Dental Assistant - Efda Edda

  • Dentalone Partners
  • Loveland, CO
  • 2 days ago
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns, place rubber dam, place amalgam and composite restorations, assist with seating permanent/removable prosthodontics, coronal polishing, sealant placement...

Dental assistant/ EDDA

  • Denver, CO
  • 2 days ago
Immediate opening for a dental assistant, for full-time position in a busy general dentist practice. Must be an enthusiastic, people person, and with excellent clinical and patient skills....

Dental Assistant

  • Pagosa Dental
  • Pagosa Springs, CO
  • 1 day ago
Dental Assistant Career We are now offering a new career opportunity to be a chair side or front office dental assistant for our oral surgery and general dentistry practice....

Veterinary Assistant - DENTAL EXPRESS 005282

  • Banfield, The Pet Hospital
  • Lone Tree, CO
  • 2 days ago
Opening Statement Veterinarian Assistant- Dental Express Model Dental VA- $2,500 sign on bonus We are excited to open our FIRST practice, focused on Dentistry! If you're passionate about...

Dental Assistant/Receptionist

  • Thornton, CO
  • 1 day ago
Responsible, Efficient Dental Assistant with Front Office Experience needed to complete our team!...

Dental Assistant

  • Olney Springs, CO
  • 23 hours ago
Job Description Dental Assistant Olney Springs, CO 81062 Are you ready to explore new places while building your resume?...

Pediatric Dental Assistant

  • Pacific Dental Services Incorporated
  • Littleton, CO
  • 2 days ago
Overview: As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....

Dental Assistant

  • Endodontic Support Partners
  • Denver, CO
  • 2 days ago
Job Description: Full-time, specialty dental assistant needed for a group practice network. Training will be provided....

Dental Assistant/EDDA

  • Denver, CO
  • 1 day ago
General Dental Office seeking full time experienced dental assistant for fee/PPO office. Dentrix/Dexis a plus. Great people, computer skills along with team player....

Demographic Data for Colorado

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Dental Assistant Fundamentals
A dental assistant is a member of a dental team who contributes immensely to the team in delivering dental treatment and services. During dental operations, the dental assistant assists dentists...

Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing positions, and many other...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Colorado

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireDental research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Dental Assistant positions

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
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  • Pacific Dental Services
  • Heartland Dental
  • Hero Practice Services
  • Bright Now! Dental
  • Peak Vista Community Health Centers
  • Dental One Incorporated
  • University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Aspen Dental
  • Clinica

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Colorado 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 Colorado
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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