Dental Assistant Jobs in Oxon Hill, 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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In Genesis - Fort Belvoir, VA (10 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
InGenesis is currently seeking a Dental Assistant to work with our client located in Fort Belvoir, VA. In this role, you will work alongside the dentist as they examine and treat patients....
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Alexandria, VA (3 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
terminology, instruments and equipment Benefits Medical, dental and vision insurance Continuing Education (CE Units) Paid time off Tuition Reimbursement Child care assistance 401K Paid time to volunteer...
22 hours ago
Stynt - Alexandria, VA (3 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
Associated topics: dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
11 hours ago
Stynt - Washington, DC (6 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
11 hours ago
Advantage Dental - Reston, VA (21 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
1 day ago
Hero Practice Services - Landover, MD (10 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
OUTCOMES OF THE ROLE The Dental Assistant Extern's mission is to support the dentist, dental assistants and hygienists in providing excellent, high quality care to patients at a pediatric dental practice...
22 hours ago
Waldorf, MD (14 miles from Oxon Hill, 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.
6 hours ago
Stynt - Washington, DC (6 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
Associated topics: assistant, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
14 hours ago
Quadrant - Vienna, VA (13 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
Must be X-Ray certified in VA Must have a current BLS/CPR certification Must be a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant through D.A.N.B....
1 day ago
Washington, DC (6 miles from Oxon Hill, 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,...
18 hours ago
Hero Practice Services - Washington, DC (6 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
OUTCOMES OF THE ROLE The Dental Assistant Extern's mission is to support the dentist, dental assistants and hygienists in providing excellent, high quality care to patients at a pediatric dental practice...
1 day ago
Stynt - Alexandria, VA (3 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
Associated topics: dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, x ray...
14 hours ago
Alexandria, VA (3 miles from Oxon Hill, 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....
6 hours ago
D4C Dental - Herndon, VA (23 miles from Oxon Hill, 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...
10 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Springfield, VA (14 miles from Oxon Hill, MD)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia; and a minimum of 1 - 2 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience....
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Oxon Hill, MD

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

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

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