Dental Assistant Jobs in Murfreesboro, 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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DECA Dental Group - Murfreesboro, 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 Ideal Dental is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer...
7 hours ago
Aspen Dental - Smyrna, TN (16 miles from Murfreesboro, TN)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
4 days ago
Heartland Dental - Murfreesboro, TN
Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients....
4 days ago
DECA Dental Group - Murfreesboro, 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 Ideal Dental is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer...
Heartland Dental - Murfreesboro, 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...
11 days ago
Heartland Dental - Smyrna, TN (16 miles from Murfreesboro, 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...
11 days ago
Murfreesboro, TN
Preferred to have at least 2 years of chairside assisting experience. Dentrix proficiency is preferred, but not required. Benefits include dental care, PTO and uniforms....
22 days ago
Smile Brands - Murfreesboro, TN
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
26 days ago
Aspen Dental - Murfreesboro, TN
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
28 days ago
Smyrna, TN (16 miles from Murfreesboro, TN)
Qualifications X-Ray certified. Bilingual (Spanish) highly preferred. Versed in Dentrix is preferred....
90+ days ago
Smyrna, TN (16 miles from Murfreesboro, TN)
Overview Creekview Dental has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Smyrna, TN. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Murfreesboro, TN

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

$34,319

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Highest Education Level

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

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