Dental Assistant Jobs in Collierville, 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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Heartland Dental - Memphis, TN (22 miles from Collierville, 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...
1 day ago
Schilling Farms Dental - Collierville, TN
Currently searching for a full-time skilled Registered Dental Assistant. We have a beautiful office, fun, friendly and fast-paced work environment with a great team....
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. - Memphis, TN (22 miles from Collierville, TN)
SUMMARY Instructors primary responsibilities are to provide active and effective learning for students in all applicable educational settings, act as professional and academic role models and...
3 days ago
Southaven, MS (21 miles from Collierville, TN)
Dental Assisting Instructor - FT Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. Southaven, MS Full Time Apply on company site Job Details Company Overview SUMMARY Instructors primary responsibilities are to...
5 days ago
Higginbotham Family Dental - Memphis, TN (22 miles from Collierville, TN)
Registered Dental Assistant license preferred. Thank you for considering this great opportunity. We hope to receive your resume. Please submit your resume by clicking on the “Apply” button below....
Confidential - Collierville, TN
We are looking for an all-star Dental Assistant!...
Heartland Dental - Germantown, TN (7 miles from Collierville, 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
Aspen Dental - Southaven, MS (21 miles from Collierville, TN)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
15 days ago
Kids Dental Brands - Southaven, MS (21 miles from Collierville, TN)
The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills....
28 days ago
Kids Dental Brands - Horn Lake, MS (24 miles from Collierville, TN)
certification and coronal polishing certification (or scheduled to complete) Dentrix a plus!...
30+ days ago
ClearChoice - Memphis, TN (22 miles from Collierville, TN)
Preparing materials for impressions and restorations, taking dental x-rays, and processing x-ray film as directed by a dentist....
30+ days ago
Bartlett, TN (11 miles from Collierville, TN)
Overview Dove Family Dentistry Bartlett has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Bartlett, TN. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
30+ days ago
Oakland, TN (12 miles from Collierville, TN)
Overview Dove Family Dentistry has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Oakland, Tennessee. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Cordova, TN (8 miles from Collierville, 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...
30+ days ago
University of Tennessee - Memphis, TN (22 miles from Collierville, TN)
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION \: Licensure as a registered dental assistant (RDA) in the State of Tennessee, with certifications in American Dental Assistant (ADA), coronal polishing and sealant, and nitrous...
60+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Collierville, TN

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

$41,371

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Collierville, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Collierville, TN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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