Dental Assistant Jobs in Atlanta, GA

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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Peachtree Corners, GA (16 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri Part-time/ Full-Time We are currently seeking a dental assistant to join our Oral Surgery team!...
9 hours ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Atlanta, GA
Work professionally and maintain patient confidentiality per HIPPA QUALIFICATIONS Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license...
Dental Care Alliance - College Park, GA (8 miles from Atlanta, GA)
The Dental Assistant we hire must be EDDA and X-ray certified in the state of Georgia, and required to have at least 3 years of hands on Dental Assisting experience Periodontic experience is a plus....
Sage Dental - Roswell, GA (19 miles from Atlanta, GA)
duties and radiography certifications At least two years of chairside assisting experience...
Sage Dental - Duluth, GA (23 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Our Specialty Dental Assistants professionally assist our Specialists chair side in a fast paced environment....
Georgia Department of Public Health (GA) - Atlanta, GA
Exposes, develops, and mounts x-rays and maintains cleanliness of the darkroom....
2 days ago
D4C Dental - Austell, GA (14 miles from Atlanta, GA)
The Dental Assistant must perform and help the Doctor with direct patient care including sealants, impressions, seating, appliances, etc.: takes impressions; takes diagnostic x-rays and displays the...
8 hours ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Stone Mountain, GA (11 miles from Atlanta, GA)
take your first step after Dental Assistant school to gain great experience in the industry?...
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Stockbridge, GA (17 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
3 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Lilburn, GA (17 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license, according to state guidelines and limitations....
Sage Dental - Tucker, GA (12 miles from Atlanta, GA)
benefit education Proficiently make temporary crowns and bridges Packing cord Providing assistance to the office and Dentist with daily operations as needed Requirements: Expanded functions/expanded...
4 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Atlanta, GA
Our ideal candidate will have at least 1+ years' of Dental Assistant experience; x- ray license for the state of Georgia;We offer competitive pay plus benefits!...
Aspen Dental - Norcross, GA (16 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
4 days ago
Marietta, GA (16 miles from Atlanta, GA)
Overview Gilreath Family Dentistry has an opening for a Dental Assistant in Marietta, GA. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Atlanta, GA
Oral Surgery Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Atlanta, GA

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


Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Atlanta, GA 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 Atlanta, GA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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