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)
We need an extra hand!!! Someone who is highly skilled in patient care/education, has strong communication skills, clinically versed in all areas of dentistry and understands world-class customer...
3 days ago
Heartland Dental - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
3 days ago
J Derek Tieken Dds Pa - League City, TX (12 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job Information J DEREK TIEKEN DDS PA Registered Dental Assistant - 77573 in LEAGUE CITY, Texas Assisting chair-sideTaking records, impressions, or x-raysUsing computers to update electronic patient...
20 hours ago
Patency Capital Llc Heights Endodontics - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job Information PATENCY CAPITAL LLC- HEIGHTS ENDODONTICS Registered Dental Assistant - 77008 in Houston, Texas Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist....
20 hours ago
Ahmad Naraghi Dds Pa - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job Information AHMAD NARAGHI DDS PA Dental Assistant (Certified) - 77079 in Houston, Texas Dental AssistantDuties:Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare...
20 hours ago
Benevis - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Associated topics: dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
4 days ago
UTHealth - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Description Dental Assistant I/II (School of Dentistry) AEGD/GPR Residency Clinic (Finance)Position Summary:Perform routine tasks assisting the professional dental staff and students in the examination...
5 days ago
Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Our busy pediatric dental practice is seeking a registered dental assistant. Our practice is limited to kids from 6mos-17 years of age....
5 days ago
Cypress Rosehill Family Dentistry - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Cypress Rosehill Family Dentistry Dental Assistant 77429 Cypress, Texas Apply Now Dental Assistant;Assist the doctor with all dental procedures and patient chartingTake high quality radiographsMaintain...
7 days ago
A And M Dental Inc - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job Information A and M DENTAL INC Dental Assistant in HOUSTON, Texas Dental Assistant;Greet and prepare patients for treatment.Prepare patients for oral examination and assist doctors in providing...
7 days ago
Academy Group Dental Pc - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job Information ACADEMY GROUP DENTAL PC Dental Assistant/Front Desk 77429 in CYPRESS, Texas Dental Assistant/Front Desk;We are looking to add a Dental Assistant/Front Desk Assistant with at least 2...
7 days ago
Gandi Holdings Pllc Et Al - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Job Information GandI HOLDINGS PLLC ET AL Dental Assistant in HOUSTON, Texas Discuss the patient's medical history and take blood pressure and pulse Helping patients feel comfortable before, during...
8 days ago
HealthLinc, Inc - La Porte, TX
Do you want to be a part of the fastest growing healthcare teams in Northern Indiana? At HealthLinc, we are committed to providing affordable healthcare to all of our patients. Our mission is to...
8 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Pearland, TX (16 miles from La Porte, TX)
Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified strongly preferred Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred Current certification to monitor...
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9 days ago DentalOne Partners
Smile Brands - Houston, TX (19 miles from La Porte, TX)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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9 days ago Smile Brands

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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 or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • 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 La Porte, TX
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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