Dental Assistant Jobs in Kingwood, 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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Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, 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 (17 miles from Kingwood, 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...
16 hours ago
DECA Dental Group - Spring, TX (8 miles from Kingwood, 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...
DECA Dental Group - Kingwood, 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...
Harris County - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, 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
Southwest Family Dental 59 Pllc - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Dental Assistant Certification Eager to learn, we are willing to train...
4 days ago
Spring, TX (8 miles from Kingwood, TX)
We are looking for a reliable and responsible entry level Dental Assistant / Front Desk who can do the following: -Multi-task between Front and Back -Be able to work Tues thru Saturday....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Conroe, TX (23 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Now is the time to join Harper's Preserve 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...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Spring, TX (8 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Now is the time to join Spring Market Dental Group and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Conroe, TX (23 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Now is the time to join Woods Dental Group and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Spring, TX (8 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Spring, TX (8 miles from Kingwood, TX)
As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience....
4 days ago
Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Immediate Openings for Dental Assistants 1+ years experience ($15 - $21/hr) for NEW pediatric dental office!...
5 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - The Woodlands, TX (15 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license RDA certified in TX 1+ year of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Kingwood, TX

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

$33,630

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Highest Education Level

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

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