Dental Assistant Jobs in Chehalis, 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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Advantage Dental - Ryderwood, WA (20 miles from Chehalis, WA)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant I REPORTS TO: Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Advantage Dental Oral Health Center and its family of affiliated practices (Sarrell Dental & Eye, Community Dental Care) are...
1 day ago
Advantage Dental - Doty, WA (13 miles from Chehalis, WA)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant I REPORTS TO: Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Advantage Dental Oral Health Center and its family of affiliated practices (Sarrell Dental & Eye, Community Dental Care) are...
1 day ago
Centralia, WA (8 miles from Chehalis, WA)
Are you and experienced Dental Assistant who loves what she does? Do you take pride in making nice temporaries?...
5 hours ago
Advantage Dental - Winlock, WA (10 miles from Chehalis, WA)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant I REPORTS TO: Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Advantage Dental Oral Health Center and its family of affiliated practices (Sarrell Dental & Eye, Community Dental Care) are...
1 day ago
Advantage Dental - Toledo, WA (16 miles from Chehalis, WA)
Certified in Expanded Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide....
1 day ago
Advantage Dental - Toledo, WA (16 miles from Chehalis, WA)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant I REPORTS TO: Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Advantage Dental Oral Health Center and its family of affiliated practices (Sarrell Dental & Eye, Community Dental Care) are...
5 days ago
Advantage Dental - Adna, WA (3 miles from Chehalis, WA)
Certified in Expanded Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide....
5 days ago
Advantage Dental - Ethel, WA (14 miles from Chehalis, WA)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant I REPORTS TO: Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Advantage Dental Oral Health Center and its family of affiliated practices (Sarrell Dental & Eye, Community Dental Care) are...
5 days ago
Advantage Dental - Vader, WA (13 miles from Chehalis, WA)
Certified in Expanded Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide....
7 days ago
Advantage Dental - Pe Ell, WA (13 miles from Chehalis, WA)
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant I REPORTS TO: Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Welcome to Preventistry! We are revolutionizing oral health for everyone by redefining prevention and care....
7 days ago
Advantage Dental - Doty, WA (13 miles from Chehalis, WA)
Certified in Expanded Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide....
7 days ago
Advantage Dental - Silverlake, WA (23 miles from Chehalis, WA)
Certified in Expanded Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide....
7 days ago
Advantage Dental - Ryderwood, WA (20 miles from Chehalis, WA)
Certified in Expanded Functions, non restorative, where required by state, to perform skills such as coronal polish, sealant application, temporary restorations and monitoring nitrous oxide....
7 days ago
Centralia, WA (8 miles from Chehalis, WA)
We are a patient-centered state of the art private practice looking for a hardworking and dependable dental assistant. They will be a reliable and kind individual with strong work ethics....
8 days ago
Centralia, WA (8 miles from Chehalis, WA)
We know how vital an exceptional Dental Assistant is to the patient experience....
45+ days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Administrative Dental Assistant

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Chehalis, WA

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

$42,370

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Chehalis, WA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 Chehalis, WA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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