Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Washington, PA

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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Somerdale, NJ (22 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
Large, busy practice looking for a full-time dental assistant, (x-ray license a must), willing to do both general and pediatric dentistry....
1 day ago
Glenside, PA (2 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
Our wonderful location at Glenside is seeking a dental assistant to join our great team....
17 hours ago
Cooper - Voorhees, NJ (24 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
Oral Surgery experience preferred Certified Dental Assist (CDA) and/or Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) required, New Jersey Dental Radiology license requried, CPR certificate required....
17 hours ago
Temple University - Philadelphia, PA (12 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
*Demonstrated knowledge of dental terminology, procedures and diagnosis. *Demonstrated ability to operate all standard dental instruments....
11 hours ago
Burlington, NJ (20 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
We're currently hiring Dental Hygienists & Dental Assistants with at least 2 years of dental experience....
2 days ago
North Penn Endodontics - Lansdale, PA (7 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
Our North Penn Endo Family has three busy and growing practices in the PA area and we're searching for a top notch Dental Assistant with experience in Endodontics to join our amazing team!...
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13 hours ago
Woodlyn, PA (19 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
We are looking to add both a dental assistant and a receptionist to our team. The dental assistant position does require a candidate with an x-ray license....
1 day ago
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health - Abington, PA (4 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
Qualifications Experience: 2 years of Dental Assistant experience strongly preferred. Experience with medical/dental clinical software strongly preferred....
5 days ago
The Schiff Dental Group - Glenside, PA 19038, PA (2 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
We are looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join our fast paced, multi-speciality office. Ideal candidate to have at least 2 years’ experience, radiology license a must....
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6 days ago
Upper Darby, PA (12 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
We are immediately looking for dental assistant full time, we will provide competitive salary based on the experience....
7 days ago
Confidential - Media, PA 19063, PA (18 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
Dental assistant experienced in all phases of the job, ordering, sterilization, Covid-19 protocol, and some minimal front desk tasks....
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7 days ago
Huntingdon Valley, PA (7 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
Our small, private practice (not corporate) office is seeking an excellent dental assistant to join our fantastic team. We value our relationships and are seeking someone to grow with us....
8 days ago
Advanced Dentistry - Phoenixville, PA (16 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a variety of dental assisting duties, in compliance with state regulations, to promote quality dental care for patients/parents in a stress-free, comfortable...
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8 days ago
Cherry Hill, NJ (17 miles from Fort Washington, PA)
We are seeking a Dental Assistant for a full time position for our dental practice in Cherry Hill, NJ....
8 days ago
Fort Washington, PA
We will be expanding our staff after January and are looking for new energetic staff members for our team. Experience preferred. We will be looking for 4 day per week employees. Benefits.
8 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Washington, PA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Fort Washington, PA as reported by the BLS.

$40,459

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Fort Washington, PA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • 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 Fort Washington, PA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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