Dental Assistant Jobs in Lake Worth, 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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Sage Dental - Boynton Beach, FL (6 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....
Sage Dental - Jupiter, FL (22 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
one year experience in a fast-paced dental office with HMO and PPO insurance (preferred) Experience with Dentrix dental software (preferred) Travel Required: Port St....
Sage Dental - Deerfield Beach, FL (22 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
benefit education Proficiently make temporary crowns and bridges Packing cord Providing assistance to the office and Dentist with daily operations as needed Requirements: Expanded functions/expanded...
Sage Dental - Lake Worth, FL
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....
Sage Dental - Boca Raton, FL (17 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....
Aspen Dental - Boynton Beach, FL (6 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
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Dental Care Alliance - Jupiter, FL (22 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
The Dental Assistant we hire must be Expanded Function and X-Ray certified in the state of FL....
TranZenDental - North Palm Beach, FL (15 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
Deadline to Apply: 5/10/2021 Chairside Assisting - ​ Dentrix - Expanded Functions​ - X-Ray Certified - Four-Handed Dentistry​ - Crown and Bridge - Dental Implants - Cosmetic Dentistry...
Sage Dental - Palm Beach Gardens, FL (18 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....
Boynton Beach, FL (6 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
We are hiring a dental assistant for 2 days per week. Mondays and Wednesdays. We are a very small office and believe in working in harmony and maintaining a low stress environment....
4 days ago
Lake Worth, FL
Exceptional West Palm Beach dental office looking for an experienced full-time Certified Dental Assistant. Knowledge of Dentrix a plus. Great benefits, 401K, excellent pay. Immediate hire....
5 days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - West Palm Beach, FL (6 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
You will set-up and breakdown rooms, take and develop x-rays, offer chairside support, take impressions, and provide the patient with post-op instructions and care....
6 days ago
Sage Dental - Boynton Beach, FL (6 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
$1,000 sign-on bonus Our Specialty Dental Assistants professionally assist our Specialists chair side in a fast paced environment....
6 days ago
Sage Dental - Deerfield Beach, FL (21 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
benefit education Proficiently make temporary crowns and bridges Packing cord Providing assistance to the office and Dentist with daily operations as needed Requirements: Expanded functions/expanded...
6 days ago
Sage Dental - Lake Park, FL (12 miles from Lake Worth, FL)
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....

Demographic Data for Lake Worth, FL

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lake Worth, FL

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

$40,187

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Highest Education Level

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

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