Dental Assistant Jobs in Bristol, 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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Confidential - Johnson City, TN (22 miles from Bristol, TN)
RDA, prefer someonw with EF (expanded functions) Dental assistant with TN RDA license wanted for technically advanced, service oriented dental office....
Sophisticated Smiles by Angela R. Cameron, DDS, PC - Johnson City, TN (20 miles from Bristol, TN)
The following are a plus: Chairside Assisting with Expanded Functions, Nitrous Oxide Certified, X-ray Certified. Did we mention Fridays OFF?...
7 days ago
East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN (20 miles from Bristol, TN)
appropriate Assists in the prevention and management of dental emergencies Manages the patient during dental procedures Provides active chairside assistance; transfers instruments as appropriate for four-handed...
10 days ago
East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN (20 miles from Bristol, TN)
Ability to maintain and expand current levels of dental assistant skills and knowledge by periodically attending continuing education programs....
13 days ago
Alamont Dental Associates - Bristol, TN
Full Time Licensed Dental Assistant Fast paced dental office has an opening for a full time licensed dental assistant. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package....
19 days ago
Aspen Dental - Bristol, TN
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
22 days ago
Blue Ridge Dental - Johnson City, TN (20 miles from Bristol, TN)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, full-time or part time Registered Dental Assistant to join our work family. Blue Ridge Dental Group Johnson City, TN...
26 days ago

Demographic Data for Bristol, TN

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Bristol, TN

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


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Highest Education Level

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

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