Dental Assistant Jobs in Upper Marlboro, 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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Dental Care Alliance - Annandale, VA (23 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license for the state of VA Experience working as a Dental Assistant, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program Oral surgery experience...
Essence Dental Care - District Heights, MD (7 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
Maryland X-ray certification is needed to apply. We offer a safe and healthy work environment to all our employees and patients....
Dental Care Alliance - Arlington, VA (18 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of VA 1+ year of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them...
Howard University - Washington, DC (15 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments (when chairside assisting) Provides...
11 hours ago
Silver Spring, MD (20 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
Experience is helpful, especially if you are x-ray certified and know how to use dental software. But we will train the right person....
2 days ago
Tend - Arlington, VA (18 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Ballston Exchange are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
7 hours ago
Horizon Dental Care - Clinton, MD (7 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
**$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS** We are a private practice looking to add a Dental Assistant to our team. X-ray certification required. Expanded functions certification and Dentrix experience preferred....
McLean Family Dentistry - Mc Lean, VA (23 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
Candidate must be experienced in all aspects of general dentistry, be X-Ray certified (Minimum 1 year) Candidate must know how to make temporary crowns....
Annandale, VA (23 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
We are looking for a Spanish bilingual part-time front desk and dental assistant. This position is ideal for a flexible work schedule of 1-2 days per week including Saturday....
1 day ago
Tend - Washington, DC (15 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Capitol Hill are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
7 hours ago
Tend - Washington, DC (15 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Metro Center are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
7 hours ago
Tend - Washington, DC (15 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
Responsibilities Prepare the studio suite for Tend members and play an integral part of the member experience flowTake high quality digital scans and/or x-rays to collect diagnostic dataDevelop member...
7 hours ago
Horizon Family Dental Care - La Plata, MD (22 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
**$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS** We are a private practice looking to add a Dental Assistant to our team. X-ray certification required. Expanded functions certification and Dentrix experience preferred....
CCI Health & Wellness - Silver Spring, MD (20 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • License to operate X-Ray equipment in state of Maryland. • Dental Assistant licenses a plus. • Current CPR certification. • High School diploma or equivalent. • Bilingual (...
Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington - Washington, DC (15 miles from Upper Marlboro, MD)
The Dental Assistant may prepare materials for impressions and restorations, patient charting, and take dental x-rays as directed by a dentist....
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Upper Marlboro, MD

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Upper Marlboro, 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 (4.2%)
  • 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 Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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