Dental Assistant Jobs in Anacortes, WA

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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Mount Vernon, WA (16 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Our advanced dental office needs a clinical assistant. Technical experience isnt required. If youre looking for team where youll learn and have leadership opportunities, wed love to meet you!
2 days ago
Bellingham, WA (17 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Have experience as a dental assistant? Like your summers off? Southside Dental Care is looking for an assistant who doesn't mind having Memorial Day through Labor Day off....
19 hours ago
Willamette Dental - Bellingham, WA (17 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Work under the supervision of a dentist, and perform all aspects of four-handed dentistry and dental assisting duties, within the scope outlined by the state's dental practice act....
1 day ago
Bellingham, WA (17 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Bellingham Bay Dental is expanding and looking for a professional, compassionate and caring Registered Dental Assistant to join our team, where pride in our work and quality of the patients experience...
13 hours ago
Mount Vernon, WA (16 miles from Anacortes, WA)
This position will be responsible for chairside assisting with x-rays, restorative, surgery and sterilization....
1 day ago
Mount Vernon, WA (16 miles from Anacortes, WA)
We are in need of a full-time dental assistant to join our awesome team! About our office: We are a general dental family practice....
1 day ago
Anacortes, WA
We are in search of a full-time registered dental assistant to round out our team....
19 hours ago
Northwest Detnal - Bellingham, WA (17 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Part Time Dental Assistant: 25-30 Hours/Week Looking for an energetic, motivated dental assistant to join our team in Whatcom County....
The Arora Group, Inc. - Oak Harbor, WA (13 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Currently recruiting Dental Hygienists in Oak Harbor, Washington, to work at the Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor. The Dental Hygienist will provide dental care to active duty military members. 40...
4 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Mount Vernon, WA (16 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Able to duplicate and mount radiographs, place temporary restorations, take impressions, pour and trim models, place retraction cord, place matrix bands, perform coronal polish and give fluoride treatments...
5 days ago
Mount Vernon, WA (16 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Digital dental x-rays Educating patients on dental hygiene, oral health, and plaque control programs. Collecting and recording medical and dental history....
6 days ago
Bellingham, WA (17 miles from Anacortes, WA)
We are looking for a dental assistant who is registered or certified and has completed an accredited dental assistant program. 1 year of experience is preferred as well as working knowledge of Dentrix...
7 days ago
Bellingham, WA (17 miles from Anacortes, WA)
Evergreen Dentistry is looking for a full-time dental assistant. Experience preferred, but we are willing to train the right person....
9 days ago
Bellingham, WA (17 miles from Anacortes, WA)
We are an established, busy dental practice with a commitment to excellent patient care seeking a qualified, compassionate professional to join our team. Duties include chairside assistant with...
11 days ago
Anacortes, WA
Must ENJOY children and be willing to register as dental assistant with WA state. Full and part time positions available. We will train the right person....
15 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Anacortes, WA

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Highest Education Level

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

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