Dental Assistant Jobs in White Plains, 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 White Plains, MD)
Established, family oriented dental office located in Washington, DC is urgently hiring for a FT dental assistant. Must possess DC License....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Oxon Hill, MD (15 miles from White Plains, MD)
Overview Dental One Associates is currently hiring a full-time Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA). This position will be supporting our two dental offices located in Oxon Hill and Waldorf,...
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13 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
Washington, DC (21 miles from White Plains, 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....
2 days ago
Alexandria, VA (16 miles from White Plains, 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....
2 days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Woodbridge, VA (15 miles from White Plains, MD)
Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Come join our team as a Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Falls Church, VA (21 miles from White Plains, 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.
1 day ago
Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC (21 miles from White Plains, 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 White Plains, MD)
DENTAL ASSISTANT NEEDED IMMEDIATELY--Manassas General practice office in Manassas has an immediate opening for a VA x-ray certified Dental Assistant....
3 days ago
Dumfries, VA (17 miles from White Plains, MD)
Can keep calm in a high pressure environment while assisting the doctor in surgeries and expanded functions....
3 days ago
Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC (21 miles from White Plains, MD)
Required Licenses and Certifications In the District of Columbia must be licensed as a certified dental assistant no exception....
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Alexandria, VA (16 miles from White Plains, MD)
Overview Brad Freedman & Associates is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our practice!...
4 days ago
Washington, DC (21 miles from White Plains, MD)
You have a current DC license, CPR and are X-Ray certified....
4 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Woodbridge, VA (15 miles from White Plains, MD)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license/certificate for the state of Virginia; 3+ years of hands on Dental Assistant experience is preferred; invisalign and in-office bleaching...
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4 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Dental Care Alliance - Arlington, VA (21 miles from White Plains, MD)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia, and at least 1 - 2 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience....
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4 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Smile Brands - Waldorf, MD (6 miles from White Plains, 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

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in White Plains, MD

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

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

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