Dental Assistant Jobs in Brentwood, TN

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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North American Dental Group - Franklin, TN (14 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Dental Assisting Certification or state required education One or more years of Orthodontic experience required Willingness to travel between our 3 local offices CPR Certification Required Radiography/ X-RAY...
17 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Franklin, TN (14 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Responsibilities Job Requirement - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant - EDDA - Dental Assistant: As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional...
1 day ago
Pacific Dental Services - Mount Juliet, TN (22 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
20 hours ago
Pacific Dental Services - Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
2 days ago
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Dental Assistant, PRN (As Needed) - Dental Clinic Vanderbilt Health Details Location: Nashville, Tennessee Salary: Open Categories: Dentistry Internal Number: 2000198 Description Dental Assistant, PRN...
2 days ago
DECA Dental Group - Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental #IND456...
Confidential - Goodlettsville, TN (22 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Registered Dental Assistant duties including but not limited to: taking diagnostic x-rays, taking and pouring prelim impressions, setup/breakdown of operatories, sterilization and care of dental equipments...
DECA Dental Group - Hermitage, TN (13 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental #IND456...
Aspen Dental - Smyrna, TN (15 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
6 days ago
South College - Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Proficient in didactic and clinical four-handed dentistry. Possess current knowledge and experience in dental assisting. Aware of state requirements governing dental assisting programs....
9 days ago
Holloman AFB, NM - Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
lodging and a personal automobile provided Dental Assistant Cert, 3 years exp and a valid NM License req....
10 days ago
Heartland Dental - Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
10 days ago
Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Mi Plaza Dental, located in Nashville, is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) who is personable, professional and hardworking....
12 days ago
Heartland Dental - Nashville, TN (9 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
13 days ago
Heartland Dental - Smyrna, TN (15 miles from Brentwood, TN)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
13 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Brentwood, TN

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

$34,319

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Highest Education Level

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

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