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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Largo, FL (4 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Small Largo dental practice seeking a part-time dental assistant for 20-24 hours per week. This is a secondary practice and we work two days per week....
1 day ago
Odessa, FL (16 miles from Clearwater, FL)
DSS has both temp & temp-to-perm positions available for experienced dental assistants & hygienists. Let Dental Staffing Solutions work for you, at NO cost to you!...
12 hours ago
New Port Richey, FL (18 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Need part time certified Dental Assistant/ front desk.Must be cerified in State of FL. Good pay, Benefits.Located in New Port Richey (Little Rd and Mitchell Blvd)....
1 day ago
St Petersburg, FL (16 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Dental assistant (FT) FUN office needs 2nd assistant to complete our AWESOME TEAM! NO ENDO! FREE Chocolate!...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Largo, FL (4 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Dental Assistant - General Practice Great Expressions Dental Centers Largo, FL Full-Time Create Job Alert....
16 hours ago
Smile Brands - Largo, FL (4 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
12 hours ago
Clearwater, FL
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) CPR certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of dental procedures, expanded functions, dental materials, dental terminology, and behavior management...
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Largo, FL (4 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Our Largo dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated General Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Overview Our Tampa dental group is seeking a qualified and motivated, full-time Pediatric Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of our youngest patients, be a part of a high-performing...
5 days ago
State of Florida - Pinellas Park, FL (10 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) CPR certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of dental procedures, expanded functions, dental materials, dental terminology, and behavior management...
5 days ago
SmileDirectClub - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
That's why we're looking for energetic, passionate, and confident Dental Assistants who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?...
5 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (16 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Qualifications Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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6 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Tampa, FL (19 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Florida certified dental assistant with surgical assisting experience. X-ray certification also a must. If you are cross trained, that is a plus!...
6 days ago
State of Florida - Clearwater, FL
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) CPR certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of dental procedures, expanded functions, dental materials, dental terminology, and behavior management...
7 days ago
State of Florida - Pinellas Park, FL (10 miles from Clearwater, FL)
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) CPR certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of dental procedures, expanded functions, dental materials, dental terminology, and behavior management...
7 days ago

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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...

Clinical Dental Assistant

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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...


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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

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Clearwater, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • 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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