Dental Assistant Jobs in San Marcos, 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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DECA Dental Group - San Marcos, 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 Company: Ideal Dental...
Pacific Dental Services - Spring Branch, TX (23 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - New Braunfels, TX (12 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Now is the time to join Westpointe Modern 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...
3 days ago
DECA Dental Group - Cibolo, TX (24 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental...
DECA Dental Group - Cibolo, TX (24 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental...
Docs Health - San Marcos, TX
Graduate of Dental Assistant Program or on the job training One (1) year or more dental assisting experience - preferred Active x-Ray Certification CPR/BLS Valid Driver License Reliable Transportation...
19 days ago
Dripping Springs, TX (24 miles from San Marcos, TX)
We are hiring a Lead Registered Dental Assistant....
24 days ago
Seguin, TX (21 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Overview Crescent Dental & Orthodontics has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Seguin, TX. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
25 days ago
Docs Health - Seguin, TX (21 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Graduate of Dental Assistant Program or on the job training One (1) year or more dental assisting experience - preferred Active x-Ray Certification CPR/BLS Valid Driver License Reliable Transportation...
26 days ago
Heartland Dental - San Marcos, TX
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
29 days ago
Aspen Dental - Kyle, TX (13 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
30+ days ago
Smile Magic - Lockhart, TX (21 miles from San Marcos, TX)
Bilingual Registered Dental Assistant Full-Time in Lockhart, TX - Entry Level - Family Smiles Lockhart Registered Dental Assistant POSITION OVERVIEW: The Registered Dental Assistant will support doctors...
60+ days ago
Smile Brands - Buda, TX (17 miles from San Marcos, 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....
60+ days ago
Aspen Dental - New Braunfels, TX (12 miles from San Marcos, TX)
to train and onboard Dental Assistants Take dental radiographs (x-rays) Set up and breakdown operatory room post treatment Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in San Marcos, TX

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

$38,819

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Highest Education Level

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

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