Dental Assistant Jobs in Gainesville, 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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Dental Care Alliance - Springfield, VA (19 miles from Gainesville, VA)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia; and a minimum of 1 - 2 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience....
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2 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Advantage Dental - Reston, VA (18 miles from Gainesville, VA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
1 day ago
Smile Brands - Sterling, VA (17 miles from Gainesville, 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....
19 hours ago
Quadrant - Vienna, VA (22 miles from Gainesville, VA)
Must be X-Ray certified in VA Must have a current BLS/CPR certification Must be a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant through D.A.N.B....
22 hours ago
Manassas, VA (8 miles from Gainesville, VA)
Must be x-ray certified. Spanish speaking is a plus. All levels of experience are welcome but certified dental assistants will be given preference....
12 hours ago
D4C Dental - Herndon, VA (17 miles from Gainesville, VA)
The Dental Assistant must perform and help the Doctor with direct patient care including sealants, impressions, seating, appliances, etc.: takes impressions; takes diagnostic x-rays and displays the...
4 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Manassas, VA (8 miles from Gainesville, VA)
The Dental Assistant we hire will have hands on Dental Assistant experience, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program; x - ray license is preferred....
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3 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Dental Care Alliance - Annandale, VA (22 miles from Gainesville, VA)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of VA and at least 1 - 2 years of Dental Assistant experience; CPR certified is required; oral surgery experience is a...
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3 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Heartland Dental - Lorton, VA (24 miles from Gainesville, 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
Reston, VA (18 miles from Gainesville, VA)
State of the art equipment PPO and fee-for-service 100% supportive environment Must have the following qualifications: At least 1-2 yrs of experience, especially in 4 handed dentistry X-ray certified...
5 days ago
Happy Smile Dental - Manassas, VA (8 miles from Gainesville, VA)
Dental Assistant Happy Smile Dental Manassas, VA 20110 Full-time, Part-time Similar jobs pay $14.00 - $23.01 Refer friends, get paid!...
6 days ago
Gainesville, VA
Dental Assistant (Gainesville, VA) ( google map ) compensation: based on experience employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post This is an established family practice seeking a dental assistant...
6 days ago
Smile Brands - Herndon, VA (17 miles from Gainesville, 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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7 days ago Smile Brands
Barakat Orthodontics PC - Sterling, VA 20166, VA (14 miles from Gainesville, 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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7 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Springfield, VA (19 miles from Gainesville, 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....
9 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Gainesville, VA

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

$47,336

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Highest Education Level

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

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