Dental Assistant Jobs in Dunedin, 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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St Petersburg, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
HIRING RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT- Full Time Position Available Academy for Dental Assistants is a Dental Assistant Training School looking for a long-term team member to join us as a full-time...
3 days ago
Tampa, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
We are looking for a experienced dental assistant who is dependable and a team player. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail....
2 days ago
Lutz, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Orthodontic dental assistant, orthodontic experience preferred, benefits include health insurance and pension plan, full-time or part-time....
12 hours ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Preferred Experience: Previous experience as a Lead Dental Assistant. GRADE REQUIREMENTS Creditable Experience (a) Knowledge of Current Professional Dental Assistant Practices....
3 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Qualifications 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 Dunedin, FL)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant that is self-motivated, reliable, and loves what they do....
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1 day ago South Tampa Smiles
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Saint Petersburg, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Petersburg 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 Pediatric...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Overview Our Riverview dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
3 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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16 hours ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Tarpon Springs, FL (9 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be supporting many sides of the practice, greeting and guiding patients, and helping out across the office as needed....
3 days ago
Saint Petersburg, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Busy private practice is in need of an experienced Dental Assistant....
4 days ago
Tampa, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
We are a growing busy office in search of YOU! We need an outgoing people person who can care for our patients. We have amazing doctors and we do not need people to sell our cases! We are NOT a...
4 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, 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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4 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Clearwater, FL (2 miles from Dunedin, FL)
We are in search of a full time experienced surgical and implant assistant for our private periodontal practice. Our team consists of people with outstanding character, enthusiasm for everyday...
4 days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Tampa, FL (19 miles from Dunedin, FL)
Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Come join our team as a Dental Assistant!...
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Dunedin, FL

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

$38,596

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Dunedin, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • 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 Dunedin, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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