Dental Assistant Jobs in Jasper, 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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Centurion - Jasper, FL
We are currently seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team at Hamilton Correctional Institution - Annex located in Jasper, Florida....
30+ days ago
Centurion - Live Oak, FL (16 miles from Jasper, FL)
We are currently seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team at Suwannee Correctional Institution located in Live Oak, Florida....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Jasper, FL

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Jasper, FL

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

$38,402

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Jasper, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • 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 Jasper, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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