Dental Assistant Jobs in Georgia

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
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri Part-time/ Full-Time We are currently seeking a dental assistant to join our Oral Surgery team!...
8 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 - Suwanee, GA
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) in the state of GA X-ray license in the state of GA 2 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant...
U.S. Army Medical Command - Augusta, GA
dental x-ray equipment; or preparing surgical trays....
1 hour ago
Sage Dental - Roswell, GA
duties and radiography certifications At least two years of chairside assisting experience...
Sage Dental - Duluth, GA
Our Specialty Dental Assistants professionally assist our Specialists chair side in a fast paced environment....
Dental Care Alliance - College Park, 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....
Georgia Department of Public Health (GA) - Atlanta, GA
Exposes, develops, and mounts x-rays and maintains cleanliness of the darkroom....
2 days ago
Complete Mobile Dentistry, Inc. - Fort Benning, GA
We have an exciting opportunity for full-time Dental Assistants to work at Fort Benning....
D4C Dental - Austell, 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...
6 hours ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Stone Mountain, GA
take your first step after Dental Assistant school to gain great experience in the industry?...
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Stockbridge, GA
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
3 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Lilburn, GA
Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification or a Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) license, according to state guidelines and limitations....
Heartland Dental - Peachtree City, GA
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
3 days ago
Heartland Dental - Peachtree City, GA
Excellent communication and organizational skills Preferred Experience If required under the state dental practice act, dental assistant certification and/or x-ray certification Working knowledge of...
3 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Georgia

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

$35,609

Highest Education Level

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

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