Dental Assistant Jobs in Sherwood, OR

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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Oregon City, OR (16 miles from Sherwood, OR)
We are looking for a dental assistant or EFDA or EFODA to join our team....
1 day ago
Wolfe Dental - Hillsboro, OR (11 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Our fun, detail oriented private practice in Hillsboro is in search of a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team.We are looking for a dependable individual to provide the highest quality care in...
14 hours ago
Oregon Employment Department - Tigard, OR (6 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Essential Responsibilities: - PERFORM ALL OF THE DUTIES permitted a dental assistant consistent with the individual-s training and in the presence of or under the observation of a licensed provider...
15 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable Our offices are adhering to the current COVID-19 state mandates that require all employees...
Advantage Dental Oral Health Center - Clackamas, OR (16 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide._* _Strong customer service and...
6 hours ago
Portland, OR (13 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Our General Practice is seeking an energetic dental assistant to join our team!! We are a busy family practice with focus on quality care....
2 hours ago
Hillsboro, OR (11 miles from Sherwood, OR)
We are seeking a positive, detail-oriented Dental Assistant that has the same philosophy....
1 day ago
Portland, OR (13 miles from Sherwood, OR)
A great opportunity to regain the work-life balance you've always wanted is right here in this flex-time position! EFDA assistants aspiring to go to Hygiene school in the future are encouraged to...
1 day ago
Oregon Employment Department - Clackamas, OR (16 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Essential Responsibilities: - PERFORM ALL OF THE DUTIES permitted a dental assistant consistent with the individual-s training and in the presence of or under the observation of a licensed provider...
15 hours ago
Advantage Dental Oral Health Center - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Sherwood, OR)
dental procedures, which includes patient management through treatment.* Responsible for utilizing inventory appropriately and management of dental supplies.* Responsible for taking and developing x-rays...
7 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Vancouver, WA (24 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...
Beaverton, OR (9 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Requirements: -EFODA -X-ray Certified -Orthodontic assisting experience required -Dolphin Imaging and Management Software experience a plus -Invisalign experience a plus -Warm and friendly demeanor...
1 day ago
Kaiser Permanente - Portland, OR (13 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Oregon EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) certification within 90 days of hire date. Pit and Fissure Sealant certification within 6 months of hire date....
16 hours ago
Oregon Employment Department - Clackamas, OR (16 miles from Sherwood, OR)
(DANB). * Current Oregon Certificate of Dental Radiological Proficiency upon hire. * Oregon EFODA (Expanded Functions Orthodontic Dental Assistant) certification within 6 months of hire date. * Basic...
10 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Oregon City, OR (16 miles from Sherwood, OR)
Required Qualifications: Certificate from an Accredited Dental Assisting Program CPR/BLS Certificate Qualifications that Increase Starting Pay: Experience X-Ray Certification Expanded Functions Bilingual...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Sherwood, OR

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

$43,524

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Highest Education Level

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

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