Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort George G Meade, 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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Washington, DC (19 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Busy group practice searching for a professional upbeat part-time dental assistant for doctors....
2 days ago
Stynt - Alexandria, VA (24 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Associated topics: dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
2 days ago
Stynt - Washington, DC (19 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
2 days ago
Washington, DC (19 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
- to- experienced level dental assistant (15-35/hr depending on your experience level) who wants to join our team....
15 hours ago
North American Dental Group - Gaithersburg, MD (22 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Overview Monumnet Endodontics & Periodontics Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every...
13 hours ago
Washington, DC (19 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
DENTAL ASSISTANT for a general dentist office in Falls Church VA (near west falls church metro station). Willing to hire/train right candidate....
12 hours ago
Stynt - Washington, DC (19 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Associated topics: assistant, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
2 days ago
Washington, DC (19 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Our office is seeking an orthodontist assistant with prior experience to work full time starting immediately. We have a boutique practice serving the bethesda and washington DC area. We provide...
12 hours ago
Alexandria, VA (24 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Looking for a full time dental assistant to join our Dental practice. Candidate must be friendly, have good communication skills, be able to work as a team, and reliable. Must be x-ray certified....
2 days ago
Stynt - Alexandria, VA (24 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Associated topics: dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, x ray...
2 days ago
Chevy Chase, DC (17 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
We are a growing General Family Dental Practice, looking for a professional, hard working, pleasant, upbeat, fun loving dental assistant....
12 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Severna Park, MD (11 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Overview FULL TIME + FULL BENEFITS Our office is seeking a friendly Dental Assistant to support the clinical treatment care of our patients....
13 hours ago
Brooklyn, MD (13 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Full Time dental assistant needed. X-ray certification is a MUST! Please be dependable, possess a positive attitude a be a team player. Some evenings are required....
13 hours ago
Washington, DC (19 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Ever wanted to be a part of a fun, fast paced dental office? We are looking to add to our team!! Full time position in Warrenton. A great attitude and strong work ethic are our first priorities,...
3 days ago
Anne Arundel Community College - Arnold, MD (15 miles from Fort George G Meade, MD)
Noncredit, Dental Assistant Instructor Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, Maryland, United States 1 day ago Icon-Share Apply Now Description Job Details Title: Noncredit, Dental Assistant Instructor...
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort George G Meade, MD

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Fort George G Meade, MD as reported by the BLS.

$39,954

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Fort George G Meade, MD offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Fort George G Meade, MD
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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