Dental Assistant Jobs in North Carolina

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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Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Hickory, NC
  • 1 hour ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required Recommended Skills Clinical Works Curiosity Infection Control Manufacturing Dentures Radiology...

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • New Bern, NC
  • 1 hour ago
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Concord, NC
  • 1 hour ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required ....

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • moments ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required Recommended Skills Clinical Works Curiosity Infection Control Manufacturing Dentures Radiology...

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Elizabeth City, NC
  • moments ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required Recommended Skills Clinical Works Curiosity Infection Control Manufacturing Dentures Radiology...

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Wilson, NC
  • moments ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required Recommended Skills Clinical Works Curiosity Infection Control Manufacturing Dentures Radiology...

Dental Assistant

  • Wellpath
  • Greenville, NC
  • 1 day ago
Develops and mounts x-ray films as needed Performs intra-oral tasks with dentist supervision Maintains x-ray unit, processor, autoclave and dental unit(s) according to specifications Notifies H.S.A...

Dental Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Morehead City, NC
  • moments ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required Recommended Skills Clinical Works Curiosity Infection Control Manufacturing Dentures Radiology...

Dental Assistant - Certified

  • Aspen Dental
  • Greenville, NC
  • 1 hour ago
Our [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Dental Assistant - Certified program helps to protect both our patients and our employees....

Dental Assistant

  • Durham, NC
  • 11 hours ago
and motivated dental assistant to join our team....

Dental Assistant

  • Light Wave Dental Management Llc
  • Wake Forest, NC
  • 10 hours ago
Education and Experience: Dental Assistant II certifcation required. BLS/CPR certification required. Current radiography, coronal polishing and Nitrous Oxide certifications required....

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Greensboro, NC
  • moments ago
Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Take dental radiographs (x-rays) Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments...

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Gastonia, NC
  • 1 hour ago
Our [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Dental Assistant program helps to protect both our patients and our employees....

Dental Assistant Great Benefits!

  • SouthEnd Dentistry
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 1 day ago
Four day work week Competitive salary Bonus system Health Insurance Paid holidays Duties and Experience sought: digital X-rays coronal polishing sterilization scheduling appointments calling patients...

Dental Assistant - Flexible Schedule

  • Aspen Dental
  • Mount Airy, NC
  • moments ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required ....

Demographic Data for North Carolina

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in North Carolina

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireDental research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Dental Assistant positions


  • Stovall Dental
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  • Heartland Dental
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  • Aspen Dental
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  • Lane & Associates
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  • Atrium Health
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  • Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry
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  • Light Wave Dental Management Llc
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  • East Carolina University
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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in North Carolina offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 North Carolina
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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