Dental Assistant Jobs in Rockville, 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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Silver Spring, MD (8 miles from Rockville, MD)
Dental Assistant Job Description Downtown Silver Spring Dental practice seeking a dental assistant trained in all phases of dentistry and must be x-ray certified....
1 day ago
Fallsgrove Center for Dentistry - Rockville, MD
Professional appearance and demeanor is a must, making a great first impression.Certified Dental Assistant requirements include: Maryland X-ray certified with Expanded Functions, completely perform...
1 day ago
Teitler Family Dental Care, LLC - Woodbine, MD (19 miles from Rockville, MD)
We’re a privately-owned & thriving dental office in Woodbine seeking a reliable & enthusiastic Chairside Dental Assistant to join us....
Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington - Washington, DC (14 miles from Rockville, MD)
The Dental Assistant may prepare materials for impressions and restorations, patient charting, and take dental x-rays as directed by a dentist....
17 hours ago
Community Clinic Inc. - Silver Spring, MD (8 miles from Rockville, MD)
The Dental assistant MUST be Bilingual (English / Spanish) and have a license to conduct x-rays....
16 hours ago
Howard University Hospital - Washington, DC (14 miles from Rockville, MD)
Assures that all forms are completed and signatures are on them.Operates dental x-ray equipment to process, expose and develop intraoral and extraoral radiographs for diagnostic purposes....
2 days ago
Quadrant - Tysons Corner, VA (9 miles from Rockville, MD)
Dental Assistant - Oral Surgery Assistant Tysons, VA MUST: 1+ year experience as a Dental Assistant in Oral Surgery Must have knowledge of OSHA and HIPPA regulations Must have strong communication skills...
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Alexandria, VA (19 miles from Rockville, MD)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of VA 2+ years of experience working as a Dental Assistant, surgical a plus!...
22 hours ago
sterling family dental - Sterling, VA (15 miles from Rockville, MD)
Part time dental assistant to work on Saturdays. No experience needed, willing to train the right person. Spanish speaking preferred....
16 hours ago
DC Pearls Dental Boutique - Washington, DC (14 miles from Rockville, MD)
About usDC Pearls Dental Boutique is a growing dental office with two Dentists, two Dental Hygienist and three fulltime Dental Assistants, and we are looking to add an additional Dental Assistant to...
16 hours ago
Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County, MD - Silver Spring, MD (8 miles from Rockville, MD)
: Certified Radiation Technologist and Qualified Dental Assistant, Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license.Education: Completion of high school and proof of completion of a Dental Assistant...
16 hours ago
Quadrant, Inc. - Washington, DC (14 miles from Rockville, MD)
Dental Assistant - Orthodontic Assistant Washington, DC MUSTS: Experienced Dental Assistant - Orthodontic Assistant 1+ years of Orthodontic assisting experience Certified Orthodontic Assistant Experience...
16 hours ago
Blissful Dental LLC - Lanham, MD (17 miles from Rockville, MD)
**Dental Assistant Requirements:*** Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assisting program.* Dental x-ray certification.* High school diploma or equivalent.* Experience using computers...
1 day ago
Kiddie Cavity Care & Orthodontics - Washington, DC (14 miles from Rockville, MD)
Assistant (Required)X-Ray Certification (Required)Work Location: One location...
16 hours ago
Heartland Dental Care - Springfield, VA (21 miles from Rockville, MD)
Provide superior chairside assistance (ie, four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
16 hours ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Rockville, MD

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Rockville, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Rockville, MD
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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