Dental Assistant Jobs in Copperas Cove, 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 Brands - Killeen, TX (23 miles from Copperas Cove, TX)
Your Role as a Certified Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
16 hours ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Fort Hood, TX (23 miles from Copperas Cove, TX)
Job Details Job Location : TX - Fort Hood - Fort Hood, TX Position Type : Dental Assistant Salary Range : Undisclosed Job Shift : *Full Time Description Assist hygienist in providing dental treatment...
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2 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Killeen, TX (23 miles from Copperas Cove, TX)
As Killeen Dental continues to grow and serve the community we are excited to offer a position for a Registered Dental Assistant....
7 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Fort Hood, TX (23 miles from Copperas Cove, TX)
A dental assistant assists the dentist in providing dental treatment, care and education to patients....
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7 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Aspen Dental - Killeen, TX (23 miles from Copperas Cove, TX)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
13 days ago
Copperas Cove, TX
Our privately owned, general dental practice is currently seeking to add a registered dental assistant to our office family for 4.5 days a week....
13 days ago
In Genesis - Killeen, TX (23 miles from Copperas Cove, TX)
InGenesis is currently seeking a Dental Assistant to work with our client located near Harrisburg, PA. In this role, you will work alongside the dentist as they examine and treat patients....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Copperas Cove, TX

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Copperas Cove, TX

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

$35,706

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Copperas Cove, TX offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 Copperas Cove, TX
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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