Dental Assistant Jobs in Elkridge, 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 - Columbia, MD (7 miles from Elkridge, MD)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have at least 4 years' of hands on Dental Assistant experience & current X-ray license for the state of MD; must be a team player with a compassionate attitude...
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Gaithersburg, MD (23 miles from Elkridge, MD)
Overview Come join our team as a Dental Assistant / Front Office Assistant! New Center Opening!...
14 hours ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Jessup, MD (4 miles from Elkridge, 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....
14 hours ago
Ellicott City, MD (5 miles from Elkridge, MD)
Immediate opening for a Certified Dental Assistant Ft/Pt, Our modern Pediatric dental office uses Patterson Eaglesoft and Schick Digital xrays, Our Doctors are awesome! Fun place to work!...
7 hours ago
University of Maryland Medical System - Baltimore, MD (9 miles from Elkridge, MD)
Completion of approved Dental Assistant Program. Associates of Arts Degree is preferred....
7 hours ago
Silver Spring, MD (18 miles from Elkridge, MD)
Experience is helpful, especially if you are x-ray certified and know how to use dental software. But we will train the right person....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Pikesville, MD (12 miles from Elkridge, 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...
Fallsgrove Center for Dentistry - Rockville, MD (24 miles from Elkridge, MD)
Certified Dental Assistant requirements include: Maryland X-ray certified with Expanded Functions, completely perform the clinical and technical dental procedures required of a registered dental assistant...
CCI Health & Wellness - Silver Spring, MD (20 miles from Elkridge, MD)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • License to operate X-Ray equipment in state of Maryland. • Dental Assistant licenses a plus. • Current CPR certification. • High School diploma or equivalent. • Bilingual (...
Dental Care Alliance - Baltimore, MD (9 miles from Elkridge, MD)
This candidate must also be x-ray certified in the state of Maryland....
Dental Care Alliance - Baltimore, MD (9 miles from Elkridge, MD)
This candidate must also be x-ray certified in the state of Maryland....
Teitler Family Dental Care, LLC - Woodbine, MD (20 miles from Elkridge, MD)
We’re a privately-owned & thriving dental office in Woodbine seeking a reliable & enthusiastic Chairside Dental Assistant to join us....
Silver Spring, MD (18 miles from Elkridge, MD)
Dental Assistant Job Description Downtown Silver Spring Dental practice seeking a dental assistant trained in all phases of dentistry and must be x-ray certified....
5 days ago
Fallsgrove Center for Dentistry - Rockville, MD (23 miles from Elkridge, MD)
Professional appearance and demeanor is a must, making a great first impression.Certified Dental Assistant requirements include: Maryland X-ray certified with Expanded Functions, completely perform...
5 days ago
Blissful Dental LLC - Lanham, MD (17 miles from Elkridge, MD)
**Dental Assistant Requirements:*** Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assisting program.* Dental x-ray certification.* High school diploma or equivalent.* Experience using computers...
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Elkridge, MD

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

$39,954

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Elkridge, 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 (4.2%)
  • 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 Elkridge, MD
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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