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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Largo, FL
Small Largo dental practice seeking a part-time dental assistant for 20-24 hours per week. This is a secondary practice and we work two days per week....
22 hours ago
Stynt - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
16 hours ago
Odessa, FL (20 miles from Largo, FL)
DSS has both temp & temp-to-perm positions available for experienced dental assistants & hygienists. Let Dental Staffing Solutions work for you, at NO cost to you!...
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Stynt - Saint Petersburg, FL (14 miles from Largo, FL)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
16 hours ago
Stynt - Saint Petersburg, FL (14 miles from Largo, FL)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps...
16 hours ago
New Port Richey, FL (22 miles from Largo, FL)
Need part time certified Dental Assistant/ front desk.Must be cerified in State of FL. Good pay, Benefits.Located in New Port Richey (Little Rd and Mitchell Blvd)....
1 day ago
Stynt - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps...
16 hours ago
St Petersburg, FL (14 miles from Largo, FL)
Dental assistant (FT) FUN office needs 2nd assistant to complete our AWESOME TEAM! NO ENDO! FREE Chocolate!...
22 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Largo, FL
Dental Assistant - General Practice Great Expressions Dental Centers Largo, FL Full-Time Create Job Alert....
4 hours ago
Clearwater, FL (4 miles from Largo, FL)
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) CPR certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of dental procedures, expanded functions, dental materials, dental terminology, and behavior management...
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Largo, FL
Our Largo dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated General Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
Overview Our Tampa dental group is seeking a qualified and motivated, full-time Pediatric Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of our youngest patients, be a part of a high-performing...
4 days ago
State of Florida - Pinellas Park, FL (8 miles from Largo, FL)
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) CPR certification Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of dental procedures, expanded functions, dental materials, dental terminology, and behavior management...
5 days ago
SmileDirectClub - Tampa, FL (21 miles from Largo, FL)
That's why we're looking for energetic, passionate, and confident Dental Assistants who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?...
5 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - St Petersburg, FL (14 miles from Largo, FL)
Qualifications Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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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

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Largo, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • 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 Largo, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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