Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Wayne, IN

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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Afdent, Mishawaka and Ft. Wayne - Fort Wayne, IN (2 miles from Fort Wayne, IN)
Responsibilities of a Afdent Dental Assistant Perform usual and customary duties of a Dental Assistant. Expanded Function experience is a plus. Surgery and Endo experience is a plus....
Afdent, Mishawaka and Ft. Wayne - Fort Wayne, IN
**Responsibilities of a Afdent Dental Assistant*** Perform usual and customary duties of a Dental Assistant.* Expanded Function experience is a plus.* Surgery and Endo experience is a plus.* Denture...
4 days ago
Familia Dental - Fort Wayne, IN
Train and Educate the Dental Assistants on job responsibilities....
6 days ago
Familia Dental - Fort Wayne, IN
May perform the following duties under the supervision of a licensed dentist: Operate x-ray equipment, place & condense amalgam, place & finish composite....
6 days ago
Afdent - Fort Wayne, IN
Afdent is Northern Indianas premier Dental Care Provider. Why not check out the best and get paid what you are really worth? Afdent Patient Friendly Dentistry requires that we hire the best and...
8 days ago
Familia Dental - Fort Wayne, IN
Dental Assistant - Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and License Excellent customer/patient service and verbal communication skills....
30+ days ago
Aria Care Partners - Fort Wayne, IN
REQUIREMENTS: Dental Assistant Certification preferred. 1 year clinical experience as a Dental Assistant preferred. Valid Driver's License with no moving violations in the last 5 years....
90+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Fort Wayne, IN
Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients....
90+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Fort Wayne, IN
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Wayne, IN

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Fort Wayne, IN as reported by the BLS.

$37,898

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Fort Wayne, IN 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 Fort Wayne, IN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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