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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Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Brooksville, FL
Job Details Job Location : FL - Spring Hill North - Brooksville, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment, care and education...
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2 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Jacksonville, FL
Job Details Job Location : FL - Mandarin - Jacksonville, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Job Shift : *Full Time Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment...
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2 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Orange Park, FL
Job Details Job Location : FL - Orange Park - Orange Park, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Job Shift : *Full Time Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment...
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2 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Dental Care Alliance - Miami, FL
We are looking for a candidate that is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant in the state of Florida as well as x-ray certified....
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2 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Heartland Dental - North Fort Myers, FL
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Ocoee, 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...
2 days ago
Ideal Dental - Union Park, FL 32817, FL
We are looking for Dental Assistants who are ready for the challenge of growing and developing their career alongside the modern healthcare evolution. What Does A Typical Day Include?...
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2 days ago Ideal Dental
BayView Dental - Saint Petersburg, FL
Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification in the state of Florida....
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Sage Dental - Apopka, FL 32703, FL
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....
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2 days ago Sage Dental
Sage Dental - Winter Park, FL 32789, FL
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....
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2 days ago Sage Dental
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Sebring, FL
Job Details Job Location : FL - Sebring - Sebring, FL Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment, care and education to patients...
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20 hours ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Aspen Dental - Niceville, FL
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
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University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
Classification Title: Dental Assistant I or Dental Assistant II Job Description: The College of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics is recruiting for a Dental Assistant I or Dental Assistant II....
19 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Jupiter, FL
Qualifications X-ray license for the state in which you work is required Expanded Function license for the state in which you work is required 3-4 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant; required...
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Heartland Dental - New Port Richey, FL
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
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Demographic Data for Florida

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...


Clinical Dental Assistant

When you become a dental assistant, you'll enjoy a career that is not only fulfilling, but also rewarding. Caring dental assistants truly make a difference with clients, providing comfort and...


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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.

$38,402

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Florida offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • 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 Florida
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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