Dental Assistant Jobs in Texas

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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Western Dental/Brident - McAllen, TX
Job Information Western Dental/Brident Registered Dental Assistant in McAllen, Texas Requisition Number 21-0121 Title Registered Dental Assistant City McAllen State TX Zip Code 78501 Description RDA...
2 days ago
Austin, TX
Full- time registered dental assistant. We offer a friendly caring work atmosphere, achievable bonuses, and competitive pay and benefits....
1 day ago
Mabank, TX
Overview Mabank Dental has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Mabank,TX. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
1 day ago
J Derek Tieken Dds Pa - League City, 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...
2 days ago
Patency Capital Llc Heights Endodontics - Houston, 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....
2 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Fort Worth, TX
Now is the time to join Dentists at Chisholm Trail. 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...
1 day ago
San Antonio, TX
Our Dental Office is looking for an immediate Hiring to an experienced full-time dental assistant to join our team....
23 hours ago
Smile Brands - Little Elm, 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....
23 hours ago
Smile Brands - Katy, TX
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
23 hours ago
Smile Brands - Red Oak, TX
Weve got the ideal job for you at the Monarch Dental - Red Oak office in Red Oak, TX Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs...
23 hours ago
Melissa, TX
Overview Melissa Dental & Orthodontics has an opening for a Registered Dental Assistant in Melissa, TX. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
23 hours ago
Smile Brands - Magnolia, 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....
23 hours ago
Smile Brands - Weatherford, 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....
23 hours ago
Smile Brands - Austin, TX
Company Overview: Job Description: Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles? Do you love educating and encouraging others on the best ways to take...
23 hours ago
Smile Brands - Abilene, 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....
23 hours ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...


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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Texas

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

$35,715

Highest Education Level

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

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