Dental Assistant Jobs in Florida

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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Dental Assistant (Saturdays Only)

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Tampa, FL
  • 2 days ago

The Dental Assistant we hire will have at least 2 years of experience working in a dental office and must be x-ray certified in the state of Florida....

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Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • 2 days ago

The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have 2+years of experience working as a dental assistant; Must be x-ray certified in FL; Must be a team player with a compassionate and professional demeanor...

Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

  • Heartland Dental
  • North Port, FL
  • 1 day ago

Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients....

Dental Assistant

  • Heartland Dental
  • Valrico, FL
  • 1 day ago

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...

Dental Assistant

  • Great Expressions Dental Centers
  • Sarasota, FL
  • 1 day ago

Apply now Qualifications Your qualifications: X-Ray/Radiology Certification where state regulations specify, otherwise preferred FL Dental Assisting Certification required Past experience as a Dental...

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 1 day ago

Assist during a variety of treatment procedures Take dental X-rays Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Manage infection control prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment Educate patients...

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Dental Assistant

  • Davis, Roberts, Boeller & Rife Dental
  • Englewood, FL
  • 1 day ago

At Smile Brands, every week is Dental Assistant Appreciation Week!...

Dental Assistant (Thursday's Only)

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Lakeland, FL
  • 2 days ago

Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in FL Experience working as a Dental Assistant, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program At DCA we don't just accept...

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Hygiene Assistant

  • Coast Dental & Orthodontics
  • No Fort Myers, FL
  • 1 day ago

Hygiene Assistants also follow safety procedures to minimize the risks associated with the use of x-ray machines....

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Hygiene Assistant

  • Coast Dental & Orthodontics
  • Apopka, FL
  • 1 day ago

Hygiene Assistants also follow safety procedures to minimize the risks associated with the use of x-ray machines....

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Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Naples, FL
  • 15 hours ago

The Dental Assistant we hire must be X-Ray Certified in the state of Florida and is preferred to have at least 2 years of hands on dental assisting experience....

Dental Assistant

  • Hialeah, FL
  • 14 hours ago

Are you an enthusiastic, energetic, hard working, team player, that has experience Dental Assistant. We are looking for an exceptional Dental Assistant to join our team!...

Dental Assistant

  • Jacksonville, FL
  • 2 days ago

We have an immediate opening for an EXPERIENCED Dental Assistant and we offer THE BEST pay package! Top Pay, Full benefits including Health & 401K....

Dental Assistant

  • Daytona Beach, FL
  • 2 days ago

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Dental Assistant - $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS

  • Sage Dental
  • Lake Worth, FL
  • 2 days ago

Sage is seeking: Perio Dental Assistant in Tampa, FL Monday-Friday, 7:45am-5pm Growth opportunity Competitive base - PLUS BONUSES!...

Demographic Data for Florida

Moving to Florida? Find some basic demographic data about Florida below.


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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 the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)s Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve...


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...

Dental Assistant Fundamentals
A dental assistant is a member of a dental team who contributes immensely to the team in delivering dental treatment and services. During dental operations, the dental assistant assists dentists...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Florida

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

$39,935

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Dental Assistant positions

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  • Heartland Dental
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  • Coast Dental & Orthodontics
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  • Sage Dental
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  • Pacific Dental Services
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  • Great Expressions
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  • Aspen Dental
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  • Great Expressions Dental Centers
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  • Bright Now! Dental
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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Florida offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 Florida
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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