Dental Assistant Jobs in Katy, 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.

Search Dental Assistant Jobs

1-15 of 70 Jobs
DECA Dental Group - Cypress, TX (9 miles from Katy, 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 #IND456...
Houston, TX (22 miles from Katy, TX)
Great position for someone looking to get experience or someone who already has experience and would like some flexibility. Small office near the Heights with steady patient base. Full-time or...
2 days ago
Houston Community College - Houston, TX (22 miles from Katy, TX)
Must be a Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) certified Dental Assistant, a Registered Dental Assistant in Texas and successfully completed either an American Dental Association approved degree or...
15 hours ago
Seven Meadows Dental - Katy, TX (8 miles from Katy, TX)
Private, family owned, general dental office in Katy, TX is looking for a registered dental assistant. We are seeking an assistant who is caring, compassionate, and good with people....
DentalOne Partners - Missouri City, TX (24 miles from Katy, TX)
Dental Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR- BLS) preferred Benefits Investment in you and your future...
Harris County - Houston, TX (22 miles from Katy, TX)
Registered Dental Assistant (TX upon hire) Valid driver's license (TX upon hire) CPR for Healthcare Provider Certification (upon hire) One (1)-year dental assisting experience in a dental office or...
3 days ago
Kidstown Dental - Katy, TX
We need a positive, quick learning, team-oriented, child-loving REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT....
4 days ago
Southwest Family Dental 59 Pllc - Houston, TX (22 miles from Katy, TX)
Dental Assistant Certification Eager to learn, we are willing to train...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Missouri City, TX (24 miles from Katy, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Richmond, TX (11 miles from Katy, TX)
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Houston, TX (22 miles from Katy, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Sugar Land, TX (15 miles from Katy, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Katy, TX
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Missouri City, TX (24 miles from Katy, TX)
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Katy, TX
Orthodontic Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
4 days ago

Demographic Data for Katy, TX

Moving to Katy, TX? Find some basic demographic data about Katy, TX below.


250,975
4,799
Large

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...

Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing positions, and many other...


Dental Assistant Fundamentals: 1st Step To Be Professional
Its never been easier, more affordable, or more important to make choices about your education online and you trust Alpha Academy with your future.Learn to stand out in the crowd and show your...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Katy, TX

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

$33,630

Highest Education Level

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

Dental Assistant Related Career Advice Articles

Dental Assistants vs. Dental Hygienists - What's the Difference?

A comprehensive comparison of the education, credentials, job duties, and salary between a dental assistant and a dental hygienist.


How to Become a Dental Hygienist in 4 Steps

Interested in a dental hygienist career? Learn how to get started in this rewarding field.


Quick Guide to Advanced DANB Certifications

Learn more about the exams, prerequisites, and other requirements needed to earn advanced DANB credentials such as the COA, CPFDA, and CRFDA designations.