Dental Assistant Jobs in Sykesville, 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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Ellicott City, MD (12 miles from Sykesville, MD)
A family oriented dental office serving the area over 35 years is seeking for a dental assistant....
2 days ago
Elkridge, MD (17 miles from Sykesville, MD)
Our office is looking for a x-ray certified dental assistant. Must be proactive, adaptable and a great team player....
2 days ago
Germantown, MD (24 miles from Sykesville, MD)
In search of an orthodontic assisting with 3+ years experience. Spanish speaking a plus. Monday through Thursday. Part time ranging 29 hours/week or Full time ranging 30 hours+/week if needed....
2 days ago
Baltimore, MD (19 miles from Sykesville, MD)
Established Dental Office looking for a Dental Assistant. At least two years working experience and must have prior working knowledge with the Softden dental software. Email resume or fax to ......
1 day ago
Hero Practice Services - Baltimore, MD (19 miles from Sykesville, 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
Quadrant - Baltimore, MD (19 miles from Sykesville, MD)
in Basic Dental Assisting Must be CPR certified and X-ray Certified DUTIES: Duties include but are not limited to the following: Chair side Assisting Duties Greets and seats patients Prepares room...
1 day ago
The Kid's Dentist - Owings Mills, MD 21117, MD (9 miles from Sykesville, MD)
Busy Pediatric Dental Office is seeking Dental Assistant - MD x-rays license and Dentrix....
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4 days ago
Community Clinic, Inc. - Gaithersburg, MD (20 miles from Sykesville, MD)
The Dental assistant must be fluent in Spanish and be certified to conduct x-rays....
4 days ago
U.S. Army Medical Command - Fort Meade, MD (23 miles from Sykesville, MD)
Assistant Association....
4 days ago
Menton Family Dental Care - Ellicott City, MD 21042, MD (8 miles from Sykesville, MD)
Part Time Dental Assistant, 20 hours, who is energetic with a great personality and organizing skills....
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5 days ago
Mumby and Simmons Dental Consultants, PC - Baltimore, MD (15 miles from Sykesville, MD)
M-F; Must be x-ray Certified; Benefits Include: Leave, PTO, Continuing Education, SEP IRA...
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5 days ago
Fatemi Family Dentistry, L.L.C. - Gaithersburg, MD 20877, MD (20 miles from Sykesville, MD)
We are looking for an outgoing individual who has several years of experience in assisting in dental field. You should have current Maryland x-ray license. We have competitive compensation package.
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7 days ago Fatemi Family Dentistry, L.L.C.
D4C Dental - Olney, MD (17 miles from Sykesville, MD)
Job Brief We are seeking a Dental Assistant that is great with kids! Excellent Opportunity - Dental Assistant We are seeking a Dental Assistant that is great with kids!...
9 days ago
Hero Practice Services - Baltimore, MD (19 miles from Sykesville, MD)
Previous work experience in a dental practice as a dental assistant is a plus Dental Assisting National Board's (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety successfully passed exam or Certified Dental Assistant...
10 days ago
Education Affiliates - Baltimore, MD (19 miles from Sykesville, MD)
About The Job [Campus Name] in (add location) is seeking an experienced, highly motivated (insert subject) to join its faculty. If you possess a desire to help others succeed, this is an...
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Sykesville, MD

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

$39,954

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Highest Education Level

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

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