Dental Assistant Jobs in Asheville, NC

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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Smile Programs - Asheville, NC
Dental Assistant Qualifications: X-ray Licensed CPR certified Working experience as a Dental Assistant Digital X-ray Imaging experience Valid driver license, reliable transportation and a willingness...
3 days ago
Asheville, NC
DENTAL ASSISTANT: We are looking for a special person that loves patient care and performing a variety of tasks. This position will involve front desk and dental assisting duties....
4 days ago
State of North Carolina - Asheville, NC
x-ray training when needed; OR- an equivalent combination of education and experience....
30+ days ago
GPAC - Asheville, NC
assistant certificate from an accredited vocational school (preferred) 1+ years of dental assisting experience X-ray certification a plus Current BLS and CPR certification Excellent understanding of...
30+ days ago
In Genesis - Asheville, NC
InGenesis is currently seeking a Dental Assistant to work with our client in a correctional environment located in Asheville, NC In this role, you will work alongside the dentist as they examine and...
60+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Arden, NC (8 miles from Asheville, NC)
Taking dental radiographs (X-rays). Managing infection control prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
60+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Asheville, NC
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
60+ days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Asheville, NC
You will set-up and breakdown rooms, take and develop x-rays, offer chairside support, take impressions, and provide the patient with post-op instructions and care....
60+ days ago
Mountain Area Health Education Center - Asheville, NC
Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification preferred....
90+ days ago
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College - Asheville, NC
Adjunct Instructor, Dental Assisting Employment Category Adjunct Contract Length N/A Expected Work Schedule Variable Anticipated Days Variable Anticipated Hours Variable Anticipated Hours per Week...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Asheville, NC

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

$39,702

Highest Education Level

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

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