Dental Assistant Jobs in Waldorf, 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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Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Established, family oriented dental office located in Washington, DC is urgently hiring for a FT dental assistant. Must possess DC License....
3 days ago
Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
We are a fast growing, privately owned dental office in Chantilly, seeking a talented & enthusiastic Dental Assistant to join us in a great deal of fun....
3 days ago
Alexandria, VA (17 miles from Waldorf, MD)
This job offer is for a DENTAL ASSISTANT for a state of the art practice in Alexandria VA. with multiple locations in Virginia and Maryland. We are a highly motivated and forward thinking team....
3 days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Woodbridge, VA (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Come join our team as a Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Falls Church, VA (23 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Full time (5 days a week) no weekends. Would also consider applicants for 4 days a week. Hourly salary, with paid leave. MUST have experience. MODERN, ESTABLISHED DENTAL OFFICE.
2 days ago
Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Approve time and attendance for dental assistants. Provide timely coaching and performance feedback to all Dental Assistants....
2 days ago
Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Our Private General and Cosmetic Dental Practice is seeking an experienced Star Quality dental assistant who is dedicated to providing optimal care....
1 hour ago
Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
DENTAL ASSISTANT NEEDED IMMEDIATELY--Manassas General practice office in Manassas has an immediate opening for a VA x-ray certified Dental Assistant....
4 days ago
Dumfries, VA (23 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Can keep calm in a high pressure environment while assisting the doctor in surgeries and expanded functions....
4 days ago
Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Required Licenses and Certifications In the District of Columbia must be licensed as a certified dental assistant no exception....
4 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Alexandria, VA (17 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Overview Brad Freedman & Associates is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our practice!...
4 days ago
Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
You have a current DC license, CPR and are X-Ray certified....
4 days ago
Smile Brands - Waldorf, MD
Weve got the ideal job for you at the Vibrant Smiles office in Waldorf, MD Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty...
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4 days ago Smile Brands
Washington, DC (21 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Must be X-ray certified and have at least 2 years experience. Knowledge of Dentrix/Easy Dental a plus. Very competitive salary and benefits package. Bonus/commissions. Free parking....
4 days ago
Falls Church, VA (23 miles from Waldorf, MD)
Our office provides General Dentistry services as well as prosthodontics and Implantology....
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Waldorf, MD

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

$47,336

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Waldorf, MD offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • 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 Waldorf, MD
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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