Dental Assistant Jobs in Burlington, 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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The Arora Group, Inc. - Oak Harbor, WA (19 miles from Burlington, 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...
1 day ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Mount Vernon, WA (9 miles from Burlington, 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...
1 day ago
Northwest Detnal - Bellingham, WA (16 miles from Burlington, WA)
Part Time Dental Assistant: 25-30 Hours/Week Looking for an energetic, motivated dental assistant to join our team in Whatcom County....
Mount Vernon, WA (9 miles from Burlington, WA)
Digital dental x-rays Educating patients on dental hygiene, oral health, and plaque control programs. Collecting and recording medical and dental history....
3 days ago
Bellingham, WA (16 miles from Burlington, 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...
4 days ago
Bellingham, WA (16 miles from Burlington, WA)
Evergreen Dentistry is looking for a full-time dental assistant. Experience preferred, but we are willing to train the right person....
6 days ago
Bellingham, WA (16 miles from Burlington, 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...
8 days ago
Anacortes, WA (14 miles from Burlington, 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....
12 days ago
Bellingham, WA (16 miles from Burlington, WA)
Evergreen Dentistry is looking for a dental assistant to join our small friendly team. Hours are Monday through Thursday 8:00 to 5:00. No weekends or evenings, ever....
13 days ago
Anacortes, WA (14 miles from Burlington, WA)
Our dental office in Anacortes has a full-time position available for an experienced dental assistant....
13 days ago
Bellingham, WA (16 miles from Burlington, WA)
Looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our small team at Barkley Boulevard Dental. Must be patient focused and a team player and self starter....
15 days ago
Bellingham, WA (16 miles from Burlington, WA)
Schmidt Orthodontics has a Dental Assistant position available, Monday-Thursday. Only Certified/Registered Dental Assistants will be considered for this position; others need not apply....
18 days ago
Burlington, WA
Dental Assistant: 32-36 Hours/Week Looking for an energetic, motivated dental assistant to join our team in Skagit County....
19 days ago
Oak Harbor, WA (19 miles from Burlington, WA)
We are looking to add a new Dental Assistant to our team. Island Family Dentistry Tuesday through Friday 730-430 Evenings and weekends are yours. We will strive to keep you healthy and safe....
20 days ago
Anacortes, WA (14 miles from Burlington, WA)
We are looking for a great dental assistant to join our team for a full-time (4 days/ wk) position....
23 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Burlington, WA

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

$39,857

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Burlington, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Burlington, WA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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