Dental Assistant Jobs in Brooke, 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 (20 miles from Brooke, 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....
15 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Lorton, VA (22 miles from Brooke, 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...
6 days ago
Fredericksburg, VA (8 miles from Brooke, VA)
Requirements for dental assistant. X-ray certification for state of VA is a preferred. 2 years of experience is preferred 2 reference and/or 2 recommendation letters are required....
6 days ago
Fredericksburg, VA (8 miles from Brooke, VA)
We believe that Front desk coordinator and dental assistant are team players and the attitude they bring is the major cause of success to the practice....
8 days ago
Smile Brands - Stafford, VA
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
29 days ago
Akahi Services - Indian Head, MD (16 miles from Brooke, VA)
Experience: Six months of experience as a Dental Assistant after graduation....
30+ days ago
Kool Smiles - Fredericksburg, VA (8 miles from Brooke, VA)
Our teams don't just shape smiles -- they shape the lives of families every single day. Working with us means being challenged, having fun, and being proud of what you do. It means being a mentor,...
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Stafford, 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...
45+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Fredericksburg, VA (8 miles from Brooke, 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...
45+ days ago
CACI International - Quantico, VA (12 miles from Brooke, VA)
Counterintelligence RDA Instructor Job Category: Training Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph E mployee Type: Regular Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10% Type of...
90+ days ago

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 Brooke, VA

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

$47,336

Highest Education Level

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

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