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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Aspen Dental - West Melbourne, FL (9 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Melbourne, FL (2 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Now is the time to join Melbourne Smiles 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 next...
3 days ago
Melbourne, FL (2 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Experience taking digital X-rays, patient charting, and strong computer and typing skills Must be well spoken, highly professional, organized, and possess a cheerful personality So, if you are a great...
5 days ago
North American Dental Group - Palm Bay, FL
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
11 days ago
Aspen Dental - Viera, FL (14 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
13 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...
16 days ago
Aspen Dental - Merritt Island, FL (16 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Responsibilities Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Take dental radiographs (x-rays) Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize...
19 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Melbourne, FL (2 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Required Skills & Experience 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...
22 days ago
Aspen Dental - Merritt Island, FL (16 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
25 days ago
West Melbourne, FL (9 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Dental assistant needed for a single doctor, general dental practice....
29 days ago
Aspen Dental - Viera, FL (14 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Reporting directly to the Managing Clinical Director, the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Merritt Island, FL (16 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Reporting directly to the Managing Clinical Director, the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
30+ 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....
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Viera, FL (14 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...
90+ days ago
North American Dental Group - Indian Harbour Beach, FL (9 miles from Palm Bay, FL)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Palm Bay, FL

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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 Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • 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 Palm Bay, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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