Dental Assistant Jobs in La Porte, 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 (19 miles from La Porte, 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 (19 miles from La Porte, 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
Friendswood, TX (14 miles from La Porte, TX)
MINT Dentistry is looking for a highly skilled Registered Dental Assistant to join our growing team!...
15 hours ago
Harris County - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, 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 (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Dental Assistant Certification Eager to learn, we are willing to train...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Immediate Openings for Dental Assistants 1+ years experience ($15 - $21/hr) for NEW pediatric dental office!...
5 days ago
Candid - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, 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....
5 days ago
Chris Perkins Dds Pa - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Dental Assistant needed for family practiceFocus on comprehensive restorative and surgical proceduresTaking impressionsMaking temporariesForehanded DentistryAll aspects of chairside assistant Computer...
6 days ago
Houston Community College - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, 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...
6 days ago
Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
We are seriously looking for a bilingual Dental Assistant. *Bilingual in both English and Spanish is a must. *Dental experience preferred but not required....
6 days ago
Affordable Care - Pearland, TX (16 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job ID 2021-15260 Category Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates...
6 days ago
Space City Smiles Pllc - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Assist Dentist with all proceduresSterilize instrumentsPrepare treatment roomsGreet patients with a smileRecord medical history for each patientPerform X-rays on patientsChart existing and recommended...
6 days ago
Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
We are adding to our growing team! Searching for a stellar licensed R.D.A. to join us permanently full-time. Minimum one year experience required for our practice (digital dentistry / implant...
7 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of TX RDA certified in TX 2+ years of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in La Porte, TX

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

$33,630

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Highest Education Level

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

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