Dental Assistant Jobs in Clearwater, FL

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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BayView Dental - Saint Petersburg, FL (16 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification in the state of Florida....
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - New Port Richey, FL (18 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
1 day ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Largo, FL (4 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Qualifications Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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14 hours ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Our Tampa dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
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16 hours ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Job Details Job Location : FL - Town N' Country - Tampa, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment, care and education...
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14 hours ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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2 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
South Tampa Smiles - Tampa, FL 33629, FL (17 miles from Clearwater, FL)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant that is self-motivated, reliable, and loves what they do....
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4 days ago South Tampa Smiles
Smile Brands - Holiday, FL (15 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Company Overview: Job Description: Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles? Do you love educating and encouraging others on the best ways to take...
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6 days ago Smile Brands
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Job Details Job Location : FL - New Tampa - Tampa, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment, care and education to patients...
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6 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Dental Assistants since YOU are the reason for our patients' experiences....
6 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (16 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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7 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
Direct Apply

8 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Dental Assistant - General Practice - Traveling - 4 days a week! Great Expressions Dental Centers Tampa, FL Full-Time Create Job Alert....
11 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Largo, FL (4 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
Direct Apply

13 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Our Tampa dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated Traveling General Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
14 days ago

Demographic Data for Clearwater, FL

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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...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


Clinical Dental Assistant

When you become a dental assistant, you'll enjoy a career that is not only fulfilling, but also rewarding. Caring dental assistants truly make a difference with clients, providing comfort and...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Clearwater, FL

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

$38,596

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Clearwater, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Clearwater, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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