Dental Assistant Jobs in Hendersonville, 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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Vanderbilt Health - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
Position Summary The Dental Assistant position will chairside assist dentists, take x-rays, occasional assist in O.R. at Children's or Medical Center East Department Summary: Vanderbilt University Medical...
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Mount Juliet, TN (13 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, 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...
4 days ago
DECA Dental Group - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, 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...
Ideal Dental - Hermitage, TN (13 miles from Hendersonville, 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...
South College - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, 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....
12 days ago
Holloman AFB, NM - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
lodging and a personal automobile provided Dental Assistant Cert, 3 years exp and a valid NM License req....
13 days ago
Heartland Dental - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, 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
Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
Mi Plaza Dental, located in Nashville, is looking for a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) who is personable, professional and hardworking....
15 days ago
Heartland Dental - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, 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...
16 days ago
Heartland Dental - Antioch, TN (20 miles from Hendersonville, 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...
21 days ago
Marquee Dental Partners - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
We have an opportunity for a Dental Assistant to join our team in Nashville, TN!...
27 days ago
Smile Brands - Nashville, TN (15 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
30+ days ago
Vital Smiles - Hermitage, TN (13 miles from Hendersonville, TN)
Certified Dental Assistant. Use of dental/medical technology. Ability to connect with patients. Driven and works with a sense of urgency. Has the ability to multi-task....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Hendersonville, TN

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

$34,319

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Highest Education Level

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

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