Dental Assistant Jobs in Land O Lakes, 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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Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Zephyrhills, FL (14 miles from Land O Lakes, 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 - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
step after Dental Assistant school to gain great experience in the industry?...
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Plant City, FL (23 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
your first step after Dental Assistant school to gain great experience in the industry?...
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
Aspen Dental - Brooksville, FL (23 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
9 hours ago
Tampa, FL (21 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Dental Assistant Duties and Responsibilities: - Gather patient information and health background - Prepare the work area for procedures - Take x-rays of patients teeth when necessary and display results...
3 days ago
Smile Brands - Wesley Chapel, FL (6 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
As a Periodontal Dental Assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Lutz, FL (8 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Brandon, FL (23 miles from Land O Lakes, 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...
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Land O Lakes, FL
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wesley Chapel, FL (6 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Dental Assistant desired...
5 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Meet Texas State Board of Dental Examiner’s requirements and obtain Registered Dental Assistant certificate in Texas....
DECA Dental Group - Brandon, FL (23 miles from Land O Lakes, FL)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Ideal Dental is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer...

Demographic Data for Land O Lakes, FL

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Land O Lakes, FL

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

$38,596

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Highest Education Level

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

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