Dental Assistant Jobs in Melbourne, 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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Melbourne, FL
We are looking to add an experienced Expanded Functions Dental Assistant to our TEAM in 2021....
1 day ago
Melbourne, 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!...
15 hours ago
Smile Brands - Melbourne, 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....
7 days ago
Smile Brands - Satellite Beach, FL (7 miles from Melbourne, 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....
7 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Melbourne, FL
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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10 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - West Melbourne, FL (7 miles from Melbourne, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
11 days ago
Heartland Dental - Melbourne, FL
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
12 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Merritt Island, FL (13 miles from Melbourne, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
15 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Melbourne, FL
terminology, instruments and equipment Benefits Medical, dental and vision insurance Continuing Education (CE Units) Paid time off Tuition Reimbursement Child care assistance 401K Paid time to volunteer...
15 days ago
Heartland Dental - Palm Bay, FL (2 miles from Melbourne, FL)
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Monday - Thursday 7:45am - 5:00pm; Friday 7:45am - 3:00pm Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
19 days ago
Aspen Dental - Merritt Island, FL (13 miles from Melbourne, FL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
25 days ago
Aspen Dental - Melbourne, FL
Job Information Aspen Dental Dental Assistant (General Dentistry Practice) in Viera, Florida As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - West Melbourne, FL (7 miles from Melbourne, FL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
30+ days ago
Smile Brands - Palm Bay, FL (2 miles from Melbourne, 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....
30+ days ago
American Dental Partners - Palm Bay, FL (2 miles from Melbourne, FL)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Melbourne, FL

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Melbourne, FL

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

$35,502

Highest Education Level

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

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