Dental Assistant Jobs in Bristow, 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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Smile Brands - Sterling, VA (19 miles from Bristow, VA)
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....
1 day ago
Reston, VA (19 miles from Bristow, VA)
We are an established orthodontic office in a modern and spa-like environment. Looking for the right fit with our friendly and relaxed environment. Everything is digital with newest equipment and...
1 day ago
Smile Brands - Herndon, VA (19 miles from Bristow, VA)
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...
1 day ago
Smile Brands - Herndon, VA (19 miles from Bristow, VA)
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...
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Barakat Orthodontics PC - Sterling, VA 20166, VA (17 miles from Bristow, VA)
Full-time and part-time employment opportunity available for positive, high-energy, experienced Orthodontic Assistant to add to our busy Dulles-area orthodontic practice. Candidate must be able to...
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3 days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Woodbridge, VA (17 miles from Bristow, VA)
Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Come join our team as a Dental Assistant!...
4 days ago
Heartland Dental - Leesburg, VA (22 miles from Bristow, 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...
4 days ago
Ashburn, VA (21 miles from Bristow, VA)
We love creating beautiful faces, one smile at a time. If you like to keep busy working in a fun atmosphere, we would love to meet with you. We are seeking a friendly, responsible orthodontic...
6 days ago
Sterling, VA (19 miles from Bristow, VA)
Cascades Center for Dental Health has a tremendous opportunity for a dental assistant to join our highly successful, progressive comprehensive practice on a full time basis....
6 days ago
Ashburn, VA (21 miles from Bristow, VA)
We are a new state of the art growing, privately owned dental office in Ashburn, seeking a talented & enthusiastic Dental Assistant to join us in a great deal of fun....
6 days ago
Dumfries, VA (17 miles from Bristow, VA)
Can keep calm in a high pressure environment while assisting the doctor in surgeries and expanded functions....
6 days ago
Chantilly, VA (11 miles from Bristow, VA)
Dental Assistant: We are looking for an experienced Dental Assistant who is highly motivated, personable, and a great team player to join our team....
6 days ago
Quadrant - Ashburn, VA (21 miles from Bristow, VA)
Dental Assistant Reston, Virginia MUST: Experienced Dental Assistant 2 plus years of professional experience as a Dental Assistant Must be x-ray certified in Virginia Must have Sterilization experience...
6 days ago
Falls Church, VA (23 miles from Bristow, VA)
Our office provides General Dentistry services as well as prosthodontics and Implantology....
7 days ago
Quadrant - Fairfax, VA (11 miles from Bristow, 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...
8 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Bristow, VA

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

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

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