Dental Assistant Jobs in Jonesboro, 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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SmileDirectClub - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
That's why we're looking for energetic, passionate, and confident Dental Assistants who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Peachtree City, GA (16 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Fayetteville dental group is seeking a temporary, full-time G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and...
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Stockbridge, GA (8 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Fayetteville dental group is seeking a temporary, full-time G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and...
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Griffin, GA (16 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Fayetteville dental group is seeking a temporary, full-time G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and...
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Atlanta dental group is seeking a part time qualified, professional, and motivated G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
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8 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Forest Park, GA (6 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
* Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and create an...
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Atlanta dental group is seeking a part time qualified, professional, and motivated G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Tucker, GA (24 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Qualifications: Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad...
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2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - East Point, GA (13 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Fayetteville dental group is seeking a temporary, full-time G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and...
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - McDonough, GA (16 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Fayetteville dental group is seeking a temporary, full-time G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and...
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Kennesaw dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
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19 hours ago
D4C Dental - Conyers, GA (22 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Hygiene Assistants who are x-ray certified will obtain necessary periapical, bitewing, and panoramic x-rays for the appointment....
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Redan, GA (19 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Qualifications: Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad...
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Stockbridge, GA (8 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Stockbridge dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time En dodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Fayetteville, GA (9 miles from Jonesboro, GA)
Our Fayetteville dental group is seeking a temporary, full-time G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and...
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Demographic Data for Jonesboro, GA

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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 Jonesboro, GA

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

$36,967

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Highest Education Level

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

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