Dental Assistant Jobs in Marrero, LA

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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Pacific Dental Services - Metairie, LA (11 miles from Marrero, LA)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
22 hours ago
Nasson Rodriguez - New Orleans, LA (9 miles from Marrero, LA)
Dental Assistant Nasson Rodriguez New Orleans, LA Full-time Dentistry Posted on November 13, 2021 Learn More Share this job Send yourself a reminder Part Time Dental Assistant Needed....
12 days ago
New Orleans, LA (9 miles from Marrero, LA)
Duties would include seating patients, sterilizing instruments, taking x-rays, assisting the doctor with patient care, restocking rooms and helping other coworkers. Full or part time employment....
17 days ago
Aspen Dental - New Orleans, LA (9 miles from Marrero, LA)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Kenner, LA (13 miles from Marrero, LA)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
45+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Marrero, LA
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
45+ days ago
Touro - New Orleans, LA (9 miles from Marrero, LA)
Position Summary:# Certified dental assistants assist dentists in treatment, prepare and schedule patients for examination, X-ray patients# teeth, maintain patient records, and provide counseling in...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Marrero, LA

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Highest Education Level

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

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