Dental Assistant Jobs in Lutz, 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 - Lutz, FL
step after Dental Assistant school to gain great experience in the industry?...
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL (13 miles from Lutz, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Clearwater, FL (21 miles from Lutz, 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 - Lutz, 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...
Heartland Dental - Odessa, FL (6 miles from Lutz, FL)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
1 day ago
Smile Brands - Tampa, FL (13 miles from Lutz, 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....
2 days ago
Marquee Dental Partners - Zephyrhills, FL (19 miles from Lutz, FL)
Join Zephyrhills Dental, a Marquee Dental partner, as a Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Marquee Dental Partners - Brandon, FL (18 miles from Lutz, FL)
Join Brandon Smiles, a Marquee Dental partner, as a Dental Assistant! Brandon Smiles is seeking an experienced, energetic and eager dental assistant!...
1 day ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Lutz, FL
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license, according to state guidelines and limitations....
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Plant City, FL (22 miles from Lutz, 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 - Clearwater, FL (21 miles from Lutz, FL)
Meet Texas State Board of Dental Examiner’s requirements and obtain Registered Dental Assistant certificate in Texas....
Dental Care Alliance - Riverview, FL (22 miles from Lutz, FL)
Overview *SIGN ON BONUS* Advanced Dental Care is looking for a full-time Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) for our office located in Riverview, FL 33579....
Pielak and Horwitz Dentistry - Trinity, FL (12 miles from Lutz, FL)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions who is confident, reliable, punctual, knowledgeable, and able to work optimally as both an individual and as a part of a team....
4 days ago
Great Expressions - Tampa, FL (13 miles from Lutz, FL)
Dental Assistant desired...
4 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Hudson, FL (19 miles from Lutz, 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...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lutz, FL

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

$38,596

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lutz, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Lutz, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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