Dental Assistant Jobs in Ormond Beach, 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 - Daytona Beach, FL (6 miles from Ormond Beach, FL)
Job Details Job Location : FL - Daytona - Daytona Beach, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Job Shift : *Part Time Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment...
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2 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental Services - Port Orange, FL (5 miles from Ormond Beach, FL)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
15 days ago
Heartland Dental - New Smyrna Beach, FL (21 miles from Ormond Beach, FL)
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
28 days ago
Heartland Dental - Ormond Beach, FL
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Ormond Beach, 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
Pacific Dental Services - Port Orange, FL (5 miles from Ormond Beach, 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...
45+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Port Orange, FL (5 miles from Ormond Beach, FL)
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
60+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Palm Coast, FL (13 miles from Ormond Beach, FL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
90+ days ago
Daytona State College - Daytona Beach, FL (6 miles from Ormond Beach, FL)
Must be a DANB certified dental assistant with at least five years of current four-handed dentistry clinical experience and expanded functions certification (EFDA)....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Ormond Beach, FL

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

$32,117

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Ormond Beach, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • 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 Ormond Beach, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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