Dental Assistant Jobs in Ferndale, 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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Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, WA)
Our office is looking for a detail oriented and quality driven dental assistant for our established family dental practice....
7 hours ago
Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, 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....
2 days ago
Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, 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...
2 days ago
Anacortes, WA (24 miles from Ferndale, WA)
YOU NEED TO BE ABLE TO DO 4 HANDED ASSISTING, TAKE GOOD X-RAYS, WORK WITHOUT SUPERVISION, AND SHOW UP ON TIME WITH A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. COMPETITIVE PAY AND BENEFITS....
17 hours ago
Anacortes, WA (24 miles from Ferndale, WA)
We are in search of a full-time registered dental assistant to round out our team....
2 days ago
Ferndale, WA
Experience with Eaglesoft software or dental software, ability to take digital x-rays, and intra oral photos 5....
1 day ago
Willamette Dental - Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, 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....
3 days ago
Northwest Detnal - Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, WA)
Part Time Dental Assistant: 25-30 Hours/Week Looking for an energetic, motivated dental assistant to join our team in Whatcom County....
Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, 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...
9 days ago
Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, WA)
Evergreen Dentistry is looking for a full-time dental assistant. Experience preferred, but we are willing to train the right person....
11 days ago
Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, 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...
13 days ago
Anacortes, WA (24 miles from Ferndale, 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....
17 days ago
Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, 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....
18 days ago
Anacortes, WA (24 miles from Ferndale, WA)
Our dental office in Anacortes has a full-time position available for an experienced dental assistant....
18 days ago
Bellingham, WA (9 miles from Ferndale, 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....
20 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Ferndale, WA

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

$43,165

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Highest Education Level

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

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