Dental Assistant Jobs in Austin, 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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Atlas Dental Group - Cedar Park, TX (19 miles from Austin, TX)
We are searching for dental assistants with excellent communication skills to join our professional team....
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2 days ago Atlas Dental Group
Austin, TX -------------------------------- Forest Family is looking for new Dental Assistants to join our family of practices!...
2 days ago
Austin, TX
Overview BLVD Dentistry - Austin has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Austin, Texas. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
2 days ago
Austin, TX
Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations....
1 day ago
Austin, TX
Alta Dental - a privately owned practice- is seeking a motivated dental assistant, who is looking for professional growth....
1 day ago
Austin, TX
We are looking for a competent, organized, efficient dental assistant who will contribute to a pleasant environment for ourselves and our patients....
1 day ago
Austin, TX
We are currently looking for a dental assistant to join our team. Must have 2 years experience, great chairside manner, a team player and enjoy a happy hour every once in a while....
1 day ago
Round Rock, TX (22 miles from Austin, TX)
Our office is seeking a full time Orthodontic Assistant to join our amazing office of dedicated team members. Our office is located in Round Rock, Texas in close vicinity to I-35. We are a...
1 day ago
Smile Brands - Austin, TX
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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2 days ago Smile Brands
Austin, TX
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years chairside assisting experience. Spanish speaking, open dental experience, and implant and Invisalign experience are a plus....
1 day ago
Austin, TX
ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT -Great opportunity for an experienced orthodontic assistant to join a well-established practice that strives for greatness! REQUIREMENTS -Be a self-starter, a team player,...
3 days ago
Austin, TX
ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT- Experience Preferred If you have a great attitude and want to grow in your knowledge and skills, please consider joining our team! We are a progressive practice doing all...
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Austin, TX
The candidate we hire will have a Registered Dental Assistant license for the state of Texas; and either hands on Dental Assistant experience, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program....
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3 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Smile Brands - Austin, TX
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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4 days ago Smile Brands
Stynt - Austin, TX
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4 days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Austin, TX

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


Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Austin, TX offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Austin, TX
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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