Dental Assistant Jobs in Largo, 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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Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, 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...
2 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (14 miles from Largo, FL)
Meet Texas State Board of Dental Examiner’s requirements and obtain Registered Dental Assistant certificate in Texas....
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
step after Dental Assistant school to gain great experience in the industry?...
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Clearwater, FL (4 miles from Largo, 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 - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (14 miles from Largo, 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 - Dunedin, FL (7 miles from Largo, FL)
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license, according to state guidelines and limitations....
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (14 miles from Largo, 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...
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Clearwater, FL (4 miles from Largo, 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...
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Pinellas Park, FL (8 miles from Largo, FL)
Dental Assistant desired...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
As a Periodontal Dental Assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Pinellas Park, FL (8 miles from Largo, 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...
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Largo, FL
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Clearwater, FL (4 miles from Largo, FL)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
4 days ago

Demographic Data for Largo, FL

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Largo, FL

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

$38,596

Highest Education Level

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

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