Dental Assistant Jobs in Mount Dora, 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.

Search Dental Assistant Jobs

1-15 of 41 Jobs
Smile Brands - Orlando, FL (24 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Your Role as a Certified Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
1 day ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Orlando, FL (24 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
Direct Apply

1 day ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Smile Brands - Sanford, FL (20 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
1 day ago
Winter Garden, FL (16 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
What are we looking for in a dental assistant? Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail, follow instructions, and respect dental office regulations....
3 hours ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Winter Springs, FL (23 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Job Details Job Location : FL - Tuscawilla - Winter Springs, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment, care and education...
1 day ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Orlando, FL (24 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Job Details Job Location : FL - Waters Edge - Orlando, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment, care and education to...
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Clermont, FL (20 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
4 hours ago
Smile Brands - Casselberry, FL (22 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
1 day ago
Apopka, FL (12 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
We are hiring a dental assistant who is a quick learner, outgoing with great people skills, pays attention to detail, and is competent with patient care....
1 day ago
Centurion - Clermont, FL (20 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
We are currently seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team at Lake Correctional Institution located in Clermont, Florida....
3 days ago
Casselberry, FL (22 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Dental Assistant STATUS: Full-time, hourly, eligible for bonuses 1 year dental assistant experience required Pediatrics experience preferred Bilingual preferred COMPANY DESCRIPTION We're looking to...
4 days ago
Dental House on Donnelly - Mount Dora, FL
Dental Assistant needed. Opportunity to work in a single doctor family practice. Lookin g for a positive individual who is motivated to learn and interacts well within a team setting....
6 days ago
Smile Brands - Sanford, FL (20 miles from Mount Dora, 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....
6 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Deland, FL (19 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Job Details Job Location : FL - Deland - Deland, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment, care and education to patients...
Direct Apply

6 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Lake Mary, FL (17 miles from Mount Dora, FL)
Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
Direct Apply

8 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics

Demographic Data for Mount Dora, FL

Moving to Mount Dora, FL? Find some basic demographic data about Mount Dora, FL below.


23,746
722
Medium

Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...


Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...


Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Mount Dora, FL

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

$36,036

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Dental Assistant positions

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Mount Dora, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • 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 Mount Dora, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

Dental Assistant Related Career Advice Articles

Dental Assistants vs. Dental Hygienists - What's the Difference?

A comprehensive comparison of the education, credentials, job duties, and salary between a dental assistant and a dental hygienist.


Quick Guide to Advanced DANB Certifications

Learn more about the exams, prerequisites, and other requirements needed to earn advanced DANB credentials such as the COA, CPFDA, and CRFDA designations.


How to Become a Dental Hygienist in 4 Steps

Interested in a dental hygienist career? Learn how to get started in this rewarding field.