Dental Assistant Jobs in Raleigh, 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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Raleigh, NC
Seeking pleasant, team oriented, multi-tasking Dental Assistant with at least 1 yr experience in assisting....
2 days ago
Cary, NC (8 miles from Raleigh, NC)
Small, one doctor family dental practice in Cary is looking for a part-time DA I or II with clinical experience. Must be caring, friendly, have excellent attention to detail, and wonderful...
18 hours ago
Light Wave Dental Management Llc - Wake Forest, NC (14 miles from Raleigh, NC)
Education and Experience: Dental Assistant II certifcation required. BLS/CPR certification required. Current radiography, coronal polishing and Nitrous Oxide certifications required....
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Wake Forest, NC (14 miles from Raleigh, NC)
Overview Dental Assistant Dental Care at Harris Crossing is seeking an experienced hard-working and motivated dental assistant to join our team....
1 hour ago
Durham, NC (21 miles from Raleigh, NC)
To be considered you must be a Dental Assistant II with coronal polishing, radiology certification and at least 3(three) + years of experience....
3 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Cary, NC (8 miles from Raleigh, NC)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Dent-Well Companies - Raleigh, NC
Leading private dentistry practice located on the NCSU with a long history of providing high quality dental care seeking an experienced Registered Dental Hygienist for 4-5 days a week.Experienced...
9 days ago
Atlantic Family Dental - Garner - Garner, NC (9 miles from Raleigh, NC)
_Registered Dental Hygienist_** Atlantic Family Dental (AFD) is a dental office that is a group of passionate people who love teeth! We work together as a team to take the best care of our...
9 days ago
Heartland Dental - Fuquay Varina, NC (19 miles from Raleigh, NC)
Overview Dental Assistant Fuquay Family Dentistry is seeking an experienced hard-working and motivated dental assistant to join our team....
13 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Durham, NC (21 miles from Raleigh, NC)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Raleigh, NC
North Raleigh pediatric dental office looking for a full-time, hard working Dental Assistant II who wants to be part of our team....
16 days ago
Raleigh, NC
We are an Endodontics office looking for an enthusiastic dental assistant to join our friendly dental team....
20 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Raleigh, NC
Required Skills & Experience One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities...
30+ days ago
In Genesis - Raleigh, NC
InGenesis is currently seeking a Dental Assistant to work with our client in a correctional environment located in Raleigh, NC....
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Cary, NC (8 miles from Raleigh, NC)
The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Raleigh, NC

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Raleigh, NC

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


Highest Education Level

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

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