Dental Assistant Jobs in Abingdon, MD

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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Dental Care Alliance - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
This candidate must also be x-ray certified in the state of Maryland....
Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
New owner of an existing private dental practice that has been open for 60+ years is looking for a patient oriented, highly motivated and knowledgeable lead dental assistant....
2 days ago
Loch Ridge Dental Care - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
$2500 Sign On Bonus!Looking for more hours?Loch Ridge Dental Care is growing and we are looking to add an additional part time hygienist to our team. We are looking for someone that can work and...
3 days ago
Smile Doctors - Nottingham, MD (12 miles from Abingdon, MD)
Orthodontic Assistant Nottingham, MD, USA Req #1247 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 We are looking for an Orthodontic Assistant to join our team in Nottingham, Abingdon, Baltimore and Columbia, MD! If...
3 days ago
Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
assistant qualified to place and expose X-rays....
4 days ago
University of Maryland Medical System - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
What You Need to Be Successful: High School Diploma or equivalent. 1 year of dental assistant experience is preferred. Certificate of Dental Assistant education is required....
4 days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Abingdon, MD
You will set-up and breakdown rooms, take and develop x-rays, offer chairside support, take impressions, and provide the patient with post-op instructions and care....
6 days ago
Heartland Dental - Bel Air, MD (5 miles from Abingdon, MD)
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...
7 days ago
D4C Dental - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
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...
8 days ago
UM FDSP Associates - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
Required Education High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Maryland General Dental Assisting Expanded Functions (MDG) Maryland Orthodontic Expanded Functions (MOD) Certified Dental Assistant...
8 days ago
Cecilton, MD (22 miles from Abingdon, MD)
Maryland X-ray certification required or attained within 90 days of employment. Normal working hours M-Th 8-4:30. We offer a fully vested retirement plan but no medical insurance....
9 days ago
UM FDSP Associates - Baltimore, MD (21 miles from Abingdon, MD)
Skill in procedures using sit-down four-handed dentistry techniques. Skill in the use of dental instruments and equipment. Ability to wear and work in personal protective equipment....
10 days ago
Cockeysville, MD (20 miles from Abingdon, MD)
DA's are required to be x-ray certified. We offer competitive salaries based on your current experience....
10 days ago
Heartland Dental - Aberdeen, MD (5 miles from Abingdon, MD)
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...
13 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Pikesville, MD (24 miles from Abingdon, MD)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Must be Expanded Functions certified in the state of MD X-ray license in the state of MD 1 year of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Abingdon, MD

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

$39,954

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Abingdon, MD 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Abingdon, MD
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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