Dental Assistant Jobs in Jefferson, 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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Western Dental/Brident - Jefferson, TX
Job Information Western Dental/Brident Registered Dental Assistant in Jefferson, Texas Requisition Number 21-1665 Title Registered Dental Assistant City Jefferson State TX Zip Code 75211 Description...
12 days ago
D4C Dental - Lone Star, TX (22 miles from Jefferson, 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 South Austin!...
45+ days ago

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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...

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your...


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...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Jefferson, TX

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

$35,715

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Jefferson, 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 (3.3%)
  • 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 Jefferson, TX
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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