Dental Assistant Jobs in Great Falls, MT

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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Great Falls, MT
Montana Oral Surgery seeking an experienced dental assistant for full time or part time work, primarily in our Great Falls office. We have locations in Butte, Helena and Bozeman as well....
1 day ago
West Orthodontics - Great Falls, MT
Job Information West Orthodontics Orthodontic Dental Assistant in Great Falls, Montana West Orthodontics in Great Falls, MT is seeking a full-time(32 hrs+ week) orthodontic dental assistant for our...
6 days ago
Belt, MT (22 miles from Great Falls, MT)
Dental assistant training and/or experience a bonus but not mandatory. Encourage assistants looking for change to apply. Pay is D.O.E....
10 days ago
Great Falls, MT
We are looking for a detail-oriented, and motivated dental assistant to join our team! This position requires good communication skills and a strong work ethic....
28 days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your...


Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Great Falls, MT

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Great Falls, MT as reported by the BLS.

$36,627

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Great Falls, MT offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 Great Falls, MT
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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