Dental Assistant Jobs in Fernandina Beach, 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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Fernandina Beach, FL
We are seeking a full-time dental assistant to join us in our commitment to providing quality, comprehensive dentistry....
18 hours ago
Aspen Dental - Yulee, FL (6 miles from Fernandina Beach, FL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
2 days ago
Jax Beaches Family Dentistry - Neptune Beach, FL (21 miles from Fernandina Beach, FL)
Jax Beaches Family Dentistry is hiring an amazing Registered Dental Hygienist!****The Teams Vision at Jax Beaches Family Dentistry - **To get 5 Million people in Florida feeling and looking better...
9 days ago
North American Dental Group - Fernandina Beach, FL
Dental Assistant $1,000 Sign On Bonus!!...
23 days ago
North American Dental Group - Fernandina Beach, FL
Overview Dental Assistant $1,000 Sign On Bonus!!...
28 days ago

Demographic Data for Fernandina Beach, FL

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fernandina Beach, FL

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

$39,576

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Fernandina Beach, FL 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 Fernandina Beach, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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