Dental Assistant Jobs in Elgin, 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 - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, 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....
3 days ago
Smile Brands - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Company Overview: Job Description: Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles? Do you love educating and encouraging others on the best ways to take...
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14 hours ago Smile Brands
Smile Brands - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, 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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9 days ago Smile Brands
Smile Brands - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, 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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9 days ago Smile Brands
Bastrop, TX (12 miles from Elgin, TX)
Dental Assistants Company: Smiles of Round Rock Location: Bastrop, TX 78602 Post Date: February 13, 2021 Job Status: Full-Time Description: Smiles of Round Rock is looking for dental assistants to join...
9 days ago
Smiles of Round Rock - Bastrop, TX (12 miles from Elgin, TX)
Smiles of Round Rock is looking for dental assistants to join our friendly team. You must have your RDA and have one year experience....
16 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Our Austin dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated General Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
17 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Hutto, TX (20 miles from Elgin, TX)
Overview Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
17 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Bastrop, TX (12 miles from Elgin, TX)
Overview Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
20 days ago
Elgin, TX
Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups. Perform all chairside procedures efficiently....
21 days ago
D4C Dental - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Job Brief We are seeking a Dental Assistant that is great with kids! We are looking for an outgoing Dental Assistant to join our team in Southwest Austin, TX!...
21 days ago
Smile Brands - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Company Overview: Job Description: Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles? Do you love educating and encouraging others on the best ways to take...
23 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Experienced Dental Assistant - Periodontal Great Expressions Dental Centers Austin, TX Part-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
28 days ago
American Dental Partners - Round Rock, TX (23 miles from Elgin, TX)
Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups. Perform all chairside procedures efficiently....
30+ days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Austin, TX (24 miles from Elgin, TX)
Our Austin dental group is seeking a qualified and motivated, part-time Dental Assistant (Periodontal) who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing Perio staff and...
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30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Elgin, TX

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


Clinical Dental Assistant

When you become a dental assistant, you'll enjoy a career that is not only fulfilling, but also rewarding. Caring dental assistants truly make a difference with clients, providing comfort and...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Elgin, TX

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

$38,819

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Elgin, TX offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • 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 Elgin, TX
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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