Dental Assistant Jobs in Hyattsville, 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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Stynt - Alexandria, VA (10 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
Associated topics: dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
2 days ago
Stynt - Washington, DC (6 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
2 days ago
Washington, DC (6 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
Busy group practice searching for a professional upbeat part-time dental assistant for doctors....
2 days ago
Washington, DC (6 miles from Hyattsville, 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 (18 miles from Hyattsville, 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
Advantage Dental - Reston, VA (21 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
19 hours ago
Waldorf, MD (22 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
Tuesdays through Fridays 9:30 am to 6:30pm, 1 hr lunch. Must have reliable transportation, punctual. Involves front as well as back office duties. Experience preffered but not required.
2 days ago
Washington, DC (6 miles from Hyattsville, 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
Advantage Dental - Reston, VA (21 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant I REPORTS TO: Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Welcome to Preventistry! We are revolutionizing oral health for everyone by redefining prevention and care....
19 hours ago
Stynt - Washington, DC (6 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
Associated topics: assistant, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
2 days ago
Washington, DC (6 miles from Hyattsville, 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
METIS Solutions - Fort Belvoir, VA (19 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
METIS is a Small Business providing training and education, intelligence analysis, and program management services to U.S. government and commercial clients around the globe. Our Senior Leaders,...
16 hours ago
D4C Dental - Herndon, VA (24 miles from Hyattsville, 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...
2 days ago
Alexandria, VA (10 miles from Hyattsville, 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 (10 miles from Hyattsville, MD)
Associated topics: dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, x ray...
2 days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Hyattsville, MD

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

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

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