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 Care Alliance - Bartow, FL
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an X-ray certification in the state of Florida. Our ideal Dental Assistant will have at least 1 - 2 years of experience working in a dental office....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Hialeah, FL
Overview We are hiring a full time Dental Assistant for Palm Dental Center in Hialeah, FL. The ideal candidate will have Expanded Function and X-ray certification in the state of Florida....
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Heartland Dental - Royal Palm Beach, FL
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm; Tuesday 10:00am - 7:00pm Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
1 day ago
Melbourne, FL
We are looking to add an experienced Expanded Functions Dental Assistant to our TEAM in 2021....
22 hours ago
Largo, FL
Small Largo dental practice seeking a part-time dental assistant for 20-24 hours per week. This is a secondary practice and we work two days per week....
22 hours ago
Orlando, FL
DENTAL ASSISTANT FOR GENERAL DENTAL PRACTICE Private dental office, looking for an experienced dental assistant. 2 + years of experience, Xray certification and Expanded functions required....
22 hours ago
West Palm Beach, FL
Fast paced private dental practice in downtown West Palm Beach is looking for a DETAILED oriented Dental Assistant. Experience with implants, endo and making Provisionals is a requirement!...
1 day ago
Jacksonville, FL
Part Time Position Available Dental Assistant for Saturdays Must have Dental experience / + Dentrix Send Resume...
1 day ago
Stynt - Tampa, FL
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
16 hours ago
Stynt - Orlando, FL
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
16 hours ago
Stynt - Miami, FL
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
16 hours ago
Corrrect Care Solutions - West Palm Beach, FL
About this role Our Dental Assistant provides required documentation of services to the Dentist or designee in order to monitor the provision of dental services....
5 hours ago
Odessa, FL
DSS has both temp & temp-to-perm positions available for experienced dental assistants & hygienists. Let Dental Staffing Solutions work for you, at NO cost to you!...
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Hallandale Beach, FL
We are looking for a motivated dental assistant to add to our staff. Great office, great team! Spanish speaking needed......
1 day ago
Orlando, FL
Full Job Description We are hiring a full time dental assistant for a private dental office utilizing modern digital equipment....
2 days ago

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...

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...

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 Florida

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


Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Florida offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • 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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