Dental Assistant Jobs in Annandale, VA

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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Prince William, VA (12 miles from Annandale, VA)
Located in Woodbridge Virginia; serving Prince William County and surrounding areas is looking for a self-motivated, multitask Dental Assistant to support the clinical treatment care of patients....
2 days ago
North American Dental Group - Gaithersburg, MD (20 miles from Annandale, VA)
Overview Monumnet Endodontics & Periodontics Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every...
1 day ago
Washington, DC (10 miles from Annandale, VA)
- to- experienced level dental assistant (15-35/hr depending on your experience level) who wants to join our team....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Fairfax, VA (13 miles from Annandale, VA)
The Dental Assistant we hire must have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia; hands on Dental Assistant experience, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program is required....
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11 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
Quadrant - Washington, DC (10 miles from Annandale, VA)
Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Washington DC Must: Have experience as a Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Certification in Basic Dental Assisting X-ray certified a plus Must be Basic...
16 hours ago
Arka Family Dental - Sterling, VA 20163, VA (16 miles from Annandale, VA)
We are a fast growing, privately owned dental office in Sterling, VA, seeking a talented and enthusiastic Dental Assistant to join us in a great deal of fun....
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2 days ago Arka Family Dental
Washington, DC (10 miles from Annandale, VA)
DENTAL ASSISTANT for a general dentist office in Falls Church VA (near west falls church metro station). Willing to hire/train right candidate....
1 day ago
Washington, DC (10 miles from Annandale, VA)
Dental Assistant Full time position Full-time Dental Assistant (chair-side) needed for dental office in NE DC. Prior dental experience and x-ray certification preferred....
15 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Woodbridge, VA (15 miles from Annandale, VA)
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...
16 hours ago
Washington, DC (10 miles from Annandale, VA)
Our office is seeking an orthodontist assistant with prior experience to work full time starting immediately. We have a boutique practice serving the bethesda and washington DC area. We provide...
1 day ago
METIS Solutions - Fort Belvoir, VA (9 miles from Annandale, VA)
METIS is a Small Business providing training and education, intelligence analysis, and program management services to U.S. government and commercial clients around the globe. Our Senior Leaders,...
1 day ago
Quadrant - Fairfax, VA (13 miles from Annandale, VA)
Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Fairfax County, VA Must: Have experience as a Dental Assistant - Treatment Coordinator Certification in Basic Dental Assisting X-ray certified a plus Must be...
15 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Fairfax, VA (13 miles from Annandale, VA)
Overview Dental One Associates of Woodson Square is currently looking for an Orthodontic Dental Assistant to work at our office located in Fairfax, Virginia 22031....
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11 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
Chevy Chase, DC (11 miles from Annandale, VA)
We are a growing General Family Dental Practice, looking for a professional, hard working, pleasant, upbeat, fun loving dental assistant....
1 day ago
Chevy Chase, DC (11 miles from Annandale, VA)
Qualifications Include: DENTAL ASSISTANT EXPERIENCE A MUST (2+ YEARS) IMPLANT EXPERIENCE PREFFERED Outstanding verbal and written communication skills....
16 hours ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Annandale, VA

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Annandale, VA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • 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 Annandale, VA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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