Dental Assistant Jobs in Palm Bay, 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 (2 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
compensation: to be discussed employment type: full-time We are seeking a full time expanded duties Dental Assistant to work general dentistry....
6 days ago
Heartland Dental - West Melbourne, FL (9 miles from Palm Bay, 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...
8 days ago
Heartland Dental - Palm Bay, 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...
12 days ago
Smile Brands - Melbourne, FL (2 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Your Role as a Expanded Functions Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
17 days ago
Smile Brands - Satellite Beach, FL (9 miles from Palm Bay, 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....
23 days ago
Sebastian, FL (17 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Dental assistant needed for general practice. Full time or part time. Pleasant office. position available now send resume...
27 days ago
Aspen Dental - Viera, FL (14 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
27 days ago
Aspen Dental - West Melbourne, FL (9 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
29 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Melbourne, FL (2 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Description Now is the time to join Viera Modern Dentistry. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the...
30+ days ago
Corizon Health - Cocoa, FL (24 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Minimum of one-year dental assistant experience required. Must have current CPR certification....
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90+ days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your...


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...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Palm Bay, FL

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

$35,502

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Palm Bay, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 Palm Bay, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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