Dental Assistant Jobs in Essex, 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 (24 miles from Essex, 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...
Ellicott City, MD (19 miles from Essex, 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!...
6 hours ago
University of Maryland Medical System - Baltimore, MD (10 miles from Essex, MD)
Completion of approved Dental Assistant Program. Associates of Arts Degree is preferred....
6 hours ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Jessup, MD (21 miles from Essex, 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....
13 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Pikesville, MD (16 miles from Essex, 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...
Dental Care Alliance - Baltimore, MD (10 miles from Essex, MD)
This candidate must also be x-ray certified in the state of Maryland....
Dental Care Alliance - Baltimore, MD (10 miles from Essex, MD)
This candidate must also be x-ray certified in the state of Maryland....
Dental Care Alliance - Owings Mills, MD (21 miles from Essex, MD)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of MD Expanded Functions Certified 1 year of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences...
Dental Care Alliance - Owings Mills, MD (21 miles from Essex, MD)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification required X-ray certification in the state of Maryland, required 1+ years' of hands on...
Baltimore, MD (10 miles from Essex, 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....
6 days ago
Loch Ridge Dental Care - Baltimore, MD (10 miles from Essex, 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...
7 days ago
Smile Doctors - Nottingham, MD (7 miles from Essex, 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...
7 days ago
Baltimore, MD (10 miles from Essex, MD)
assistant qualified to place and expose X-rays....
8 days ago
University of Maryland Medical System - Baltimore, MD (10 miles from Essex, 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....
8 days ago
Baltimore Orthodontic Group - Ellicott City, MD (24 miles from Essex, MD)
Orthodontic practice is seeking a Full Time, Orthodontic Records Assistant who will help complement our high-end orthodontic specialty practice. Essential Job Functions Perform all record-taking...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Essex, MD

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

$39,954

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Highest Education Level

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

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