Dental Assistant Jobs in Converse, 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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Heartland Dental - Converse, 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...
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, TX)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
UT Health San Antonio - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, TX)
Additional Licenses and Certifications: Registry with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is required....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - New Braunfels, TX (19 miles from Converse, TX)
Now is the time to join Westpointe 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...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, TX)
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
3 days ago
UT Health San Antonio - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, TX)
Additional Licenses and Certifications: Registry with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is required....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
3 days ago
Aspen Dental - Selma, TX (6 miles from Converse, TX)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
3 days ago
Aspen Dental - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, TX)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
5 days ago
Western Dental Services - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, TX)
Requisition Number21-3539 TitleRegistered Dental Assistant CitySan Antonio StateTX Zip Code78220 Description RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training?...
5 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Universal City, TX (5 miles from Converse, TX)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Heartland Dental - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, 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...
9 days ago
DECA Dental Group - San Antonio, TX (15 miles from Converse, 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: Ideal Dental...
DECA Dental Group - Cibolo, TX (6 miles from Converse, TX)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental...
DECA Dental Group - Cibolo, TX (6 miles from Converse, TX)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental...

Demographic Data for Converse, TX

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Converse, TX

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

$34,619

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Highest Education Level

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

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