Dental Assistant Jobs in Glen Allen, 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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Richmond Public Schools - Richmond, VA (6 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Career and Technical Instructor - Dental Assistant (part-time) Job Description Primary LocationAdult Education Richmond Technical Center Salary Range$30.55 - $30.55 / Per Hour Shift TypePart-Time...
1 day ago
Mechanicsville, VA (14 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
assistant Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods Understanding of health & safety regulations Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus Good...
9 hours ago
Faryl K.Hart,DDS - Henrico, VA (13 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
_Sign-on BONUS!! Dental hygienist needed 2-3 days per week for a small but busy practice in the Lakeside area of Richmond. The hours are 8am-5:pm.Ideally, the days would be Tuesday and Wednesday...
7 days ago
Light Wave Dental Management Llc - Henrico, VA (13 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Take complete records including, digital scans, diagnostic x-rays and photos. Educate patients on oral healthcare of braces, aligners and/or their appliances....
8 days ago
Mechanicsville, VA (14 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Looking for part time dental assistant to work 2-3 days a week. This is a small, solo doctor practice with a small team so a team player is key! One year experience is preferred....
9 days ago
Heartland Dental - Midlothian, VA (18 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
11 days ago
Quadrant - Richmond, VA (6 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
children Must be DC certified Must be X-ray Certified Placing and removing braces DUTIES: The Orthodontic/Dental Assistant will be responsible for but not limited to the following: Orthodontics Assisting...
13 days ago
Quadrant - Henrico, VA (13 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
with working with EMR Must have strong verbal and written communication skills Experience working on patient under IV sedation preferred X-ray certified in Virgina highly preferred Familiar with extractions...
14 days ago
Richmond, VA (6 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Are you ready to grow professionally in the Dental Assistant field? Have you ever thought of being an elite Prosthodontic Dental Assistant?...
18 days ago
Bon Secours Health System Incorporated - Richmond, VA (6 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
DENTAL ASST APPLY NOW Share job Email (Opens in New Window) Facebook (Opens in New Window) Twitter (Opens in New Window) LinkedIn (Opens in New Window) Requisition R100866 Market Richmond,...
21 days ago
Heartland Dental - Glen Allen, VA
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
22 days ago
Glen Allen, VA
Chair side duties to include: taking x-rays, performing four handed dentistry, polishing children and adults teeth, fluoride delivery, and sterilization....
26 days ago
Aspen Dental - Chester, VA (22 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
27 days ago
Bon Secours Health System - Richmond, VA (6 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours! Job Description PEDIATRIC DENTAL ASSOCIATES POSITION SUMMARY This position assists staff dentist in the performance of general dentistry...
27 days ago
Smile Programs - Richmond, VA (6 miles from Glen Allen, VA)
Dental Assistant (DA) Qualifications: Must hold active CPR certification card Must have 1+ years of experience as a Dental Assistant (DA) Must have 1+ years Digital X-ray Imaging experience Valid driver...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Glen Allen, VA

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

$37,956

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Glen Allen, VA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Glen Allen, VA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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