Dental Assistant Jobs in Lubbock, 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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Abbeville Dentistry - Lubbock, TX
Abbeville Dentistry is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant who is a strong communicator and will treat all our patients like family!...
4 days ago
Familia Dental - Lubbock, TX
Essential Duties and Responsibilities The Dental Assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills....
4 days ago
Lubbock, TX
Colton Street Dentistry is looking for a part time dental assistant. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 8am-5 pm....
20 days ago
Lubbock, TX
Overview Bliss Dental has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Lubbock, Texas. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
20 days ago
Abbeville Dentistry - Lubbock, TX
Abbeville Denture Care Center is seeking full-time, licensed Dental Assistants who are strong communicators and will treat all our patients like family!...
23 days ago
Abbeville Dentistry - Lubbock, TX
Abbeville Dentistry Braces, Braces, Braces is seeking full-time, licensed Dental Assistants who are strong communicators and will treat all our patients like family!...
30+ days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...

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...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lubbock, TX

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


Highest Education Level

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

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