Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Myers, 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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Heartland Dental - Babcock Ranch, FL (14 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
2 days ago
Fort Myers, FL
QR Code Link to This Post Full time Dental Assistant with experience in Dental Surgery/ Implants/ Temporary Crowns...
1 day ago
Great Expressions - Fort Myers, FL
Apply now Qualifications Your qualifications: X-Ray/Radiology Certification where state regulations specify, otherwise preferred FL Dental Assisting Certification required Past experience as a Dental...
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Estero, FL (18 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
We are happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant!...
4 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Fort Myers, FL
Work professionally and maintain patient confidentiality per HIPPA QUALIFICATIONS Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license...
Heartland Dental - Fort Myers, FL
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
6 days ago
Punta Gorda, FL (22 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentists office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
7 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Fort Myers, FL
Meet Texas State Board of Dental Examiner’s requirements and obtain Registered Dental Assistant certificate in Texas....
Bonita Springs, FL (21 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
New Private Office looking to add an Experienced Dental Assistant to our Existing Staff....
8 days ago
Bonita Springs, FL (21 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
Our private dental practice is looking for an experienced dental assistant with some front office knowledge. The position is part time. The office hours are 7:30 to 5:30 Monday thru Wednesday....
8 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Punta Gorda, FL (22 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
Work professionally and maintain patient confidentiality per HIPPA QUALIFICATIONS Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license...
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Cape Coral, FL (5 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
If hygiene assistant has current Registered Dental Assistant license in California and coronal polishing certification, perform coronal polishing and floss patients, as instructed by hygienist....
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Fort Myers, FL
Work professionally and maintain patient confidentiality per HIPPA QUALIFICATIONS Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license...
Dental Care Alliance - Fort Myers, FL
The Dental Assistant we hire will have at least 2 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience. Candidate must be x-ray certified....
10 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - North Fort Myers, FL (6 miles from Fort Myers, FL)
Work professionally and maintain patient confidentiality per HIPPA QUALIFICATIONS Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Myers, FL

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

$39,353

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Fort Myers, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • 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 Fort Myers, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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