Dental Assistant Jobs in Allen, TX

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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Smile Magic - Garland, TX (10 miles from Allen, TX)
RDAs are responsible for performing all duties of a Registered Dental Assistant while providing quality customer service and maintaining a professional relationship and positive attitude with co-workers...
19 hours ago
Dallas College - Dallas, TX (23 miles from Allen, TX)
.*** Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements: Current CDA, bilingual (Spanish), an associate degree, and the ability to graduate work-ready entry level dental assistants are preferred....
10 hours ago
DentalOne Partners - Plano, TX (7 miles from Allen, TX)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Heartland Dental - Plano, TX (7 miles from Allen, TX)
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...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Frisco, TX (15 miles from Allen, TX)
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - McKinney, TX (6 miles from Allen, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Dallas, TX (23 miles from Allen, TX)
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Allen, TX
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Frisco, TX (15 miles from Allen, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Dallas, TX (23 miles from Allen, TX)
Oral Surgery Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
4 days ago
Richardson, TX (10 miles from Allen, TX)
MINT Dentistry is looking for a highly skilled Registered Dental Assistant to join our growing team!...
5 days ago
Confidential - Dallas, TX (16 miles from Allen, TX)
Dental Assistant Looking for a full-time orthodontic assistant with at least 2 years’ experience....
Aspen Dental - Rowlett, TX (12 miles from Allen, TX)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
6 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Dallas, TX (23 miles from Allen, TX)
Now is the time to join Preston Modern Dentistry. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level...
6 days ago
DECA Dental Group - Hickory Creek, TX (22 miles from Allen, TX)
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: Cornerstone Dental...
7 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Allen, TX

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

$38,810

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Highest Education Level

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

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