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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Pacific Dental Services - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Overview As a Periodontal Dental Assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
19 hours ago
Pima Medical Institute - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited Dental Assistant program recognized by the U.S....
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
1 day ago
Candid - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
**Role** We are looking for a Registered Dental Assistant to join the [Candid Studios]( team to help deliver on our first-in- class customer experience....
3 days ago
Western Dental - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
RDA New & Experienced Licensee Welcome Want excellent training? Are you a motivated self-starter looking for professional and personal fulfillment in your dental career? Come and join a fun a...
3 days ago
Spring, TX (8 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Full Time Dental Assistant Job (spring tx) Description: We are looking for a Licensed Dental Assistant that is serious about her/his job in the Dental field....
4 days ago
Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology Attend continuing education and training seminars as scheduled....
4 days ago
Conroe, TX (23 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Full Time Dental Assistant Job (Conroe, TX) Description: We are looking for a Licensed Dental Assistant that is serious about her/his job in the Dental field....
4 days ago
Ideal Dental - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
General dentistry and various specialties merge under one roof to provide the ultimate guest experience. Who Are We Looking For?...
8 days ago
Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Dental assistant needed in an oral and maxillofacial surgery office. Two or more years experience in dentistry or oral and maxillofacial surgery preferred. Full time Mon-Fri....
9 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Kingwood, TX
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to be a Registered Dental Assistant for the state of Texas, and preferably have at least 3- 4 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience....
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10 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Dental Care Alliance - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to be a Registered Dental Assistant and have an x-ray certification for the state of Texas; 1+ years of Dental Assistant experience is preferred....
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10 days ago Dental Care Alliance
DentalOne Partners - Humble, TX
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
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10 days ago DentalOne Partners
DentalOne Partners - Humble, TX
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
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10 days ago DentalOne Partners
Hire Up Staffing - Houston, TX (17 miles from Kingwood, TX)
Hire Up Staffing is partnering with a Thriving Dental Practice in the Northwest Houston area looking for a Confident and Energetic Dental Assistant....
10 days ago

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

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