Dental Assistant Jobs in Marietta, 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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North American Dental Group - Alpharetta, GA (19 miles from Marietta, GA)
Overview Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first,...
1 day ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Marietta, GA)
Qualifications Active Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification....
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1 day ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Dental Care Alliance - Woodstock, GA (12 miles from Marietta, GA)
Qualifications Certified Dental Assistant for the state of Georgia, required 1-2 years of experience working as a Dental Assistant....
22 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Alpharetta, GA (19 miles from Marietta, GA)
Our perfect candidate will be a Registered Dental Assistance with 1-2 years of hands on experience, and must be x-ray certified in the state of GA....
20 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Marietta, GA)
Our Atlanta 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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1 hour ago
Aspen Dental - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Marietta, GA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
16 hours ago
Aspen Dental - Alpharetta, GA (19 miles from Marietta, GA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
13 hours ago
All Medical Personnel - Tucker, GA (20 miles from Marietta, GA)
About Our Client: Our client diagnostic results reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management. The world leader in providing...
3 days ago
Wal-Mart - Woodstock, GA (12 miles from Marietta, GA)
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Expanded Function Permits About Walmart At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better....
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Marietta, GA)
Our Atlanta dental group is seeking a temporary full time qualified, professional, and motivated General Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Sandy Springs, GA (8 miles from Marietta, GA)
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...
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Douglasville, GA (17 miles from Marietta, GA)
Overview Our Fayetteville dental group is seeking a qualified and motivated, full-time Pediatric Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of our youngest patients, be a part of a high-performing...
4 days ago
SmileDirectClub - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Marietta, GA)
That's why we're looking for energetic, passionate, and confident Dental Assistant who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?...
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Atlanta, GA (16 miles from Marietta, GA)
Our Atlanta dental group is seeking a temporary 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...
5 days ago
Atlanta Smiles and Wellness - Atlanta, GA (9 miles from Marietta, GA)
We are looking for an experienced "Super Star" dental assistant with a great attitude and a strong work ethnic to join our team. We are a cosmetic/general practice in the Atlanta / Vinings area....
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6 days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...


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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Marietta, GA

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

$36,967

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Marietta, GA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • 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 Marietta, GA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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