Dental Assistant Jobs in Gaithersburg, 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 (18 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
- to- experienced level dental assistant (15-35/hr depending on your experience level) who wants to join our team....
1 day ago
North American Dental Group - Gaithersburg, 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...
1 day ago
Quadrant - Washington, DC (18 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Washington DC Must: Have experience as a Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Certification in Basic Dental Assisting X-ray certified a plus Must be Basic...
16 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Fairfax, VA (22 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
The Dental Assistant we hire must have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia; hands on Dental Assistant experience, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program is required....
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11 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
Arka Family Dental - Sterling, VA 20163, VA (16 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
We are a fast growing, privately owned dental office in Sterling, VA, seeking a talented and enthusiastic Dental Assistant to join us in a great deal of fun....
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2 days ago Arka Family Dental
Washington, DC (18 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
DENTAL ASSISTANT for a general dentist office in Falls Church VA (near west falls church metro station). Willing to hire/train right candidate....
1 day ago
Frederick, MD (23 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
Our Orthodontic practice is expanding! We are seeking an experienced, friendly and professional orthodontic assistant/treatment coordinator to join our great team! If you are career oriented and...
14 hours ago
Catonsville, MD (24 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
We are seeking a dental assistant for a full time or part time position in our office....
16 hours ago
Washington, DC (18 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
Dental Assistant Full time position Full-time Dental Assistant (chair-side) needed for dental office in NE DC. Prior dental experience and x-ray certification preferred....
15 hours ago
Washington, DC (18 miles from Gaithersburg, 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...
1 day ago
Quadrant - Fairfax, VA (22 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Fairfax County, VA Must: Have experience as a Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Certification in Basic Dental Assisting X-ray certified a plus Must be...
15 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Fairfax, VA (22 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
Overview Dental One Associates of Woodson Square is currently looking for an Orthodontic Dental Assistant to work at our office located in Fairfax, Virginia 22031....
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11 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
Chevy Chase, DC (13 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
Qualifications Include: DENTAL ASSISTANT EXPERIENCE A MUST (2+ YEARS) IMPLANT EXPERIENCE PREFFERED Outstanding verbal and written communication skills....
16 hours ago
Chevy Chase, DC (13 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
We are a growing General Family Dental Practice, looking for a professional, hard working, pleasant, upbeat, fun loving dental assistant....
1 day ago
Washington, DC (18 miles from Gaithersburg, MD)
Busy group practice searching for a professional upbeat part-time dental assistant for doctors....
3 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Gaithersburg, MD

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

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

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