Dental Assistant Jobs in Kirkland, 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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Bellevue, WA (3 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Dental Assistant - Endodontic Office PT or FT Position: Dental Assistant(s) downtown Bellevue office (easy I-405/ 520 access) DAYS: 1-3 days a week Tuesday-Thursday Office is in professional building...
2 days ago
Seattle, WA (7 miles from Kirkland, WA)
About Us We are a one-doctor orthodontic practice in Capitol Hill and pride ourselves in providing our patients with the best possible experience. We are very proud of our Yelp reviews (check them...
9 hours ago
Kent, WA (21 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Established General Dental Office is seeking a full time experienced Dental Assistant Ideal candidate is: experienced with all aspects general dentistry and chairside assisting including implants, endodontics...
9 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Newcastle, WA (11 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable HPHRL...
Gentle Dental - Newcastle, WA (11 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable HPHRL...
Gentle Dental - Lynnwood, WA (9 miles from Kirkland, WA)
At Gentle Dental, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
Gentle Dental - Seattle, WA (7 miles from Kirkland, WA)
At Gentle Dental, our Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
Bothell, WA (5 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Established General Dental Office is seeking a full time experienced Dental Assistant Ideal candidate is: experienced with all aspects general dentistry and chairside assisting including implants, endodontics...
4 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Mill Creek, WA (11 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...
Seattle, WA (7 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Our office on First Hill (Capitol Hill/Seattle) is looking to fill a full time Dental Assistant. The hours are Monday through Thursday from 7 am to 4 pm....
9 hours ago
Mill Creek, WA (11 miles from Kirkland, WA)
This is private practice focusing on restorative Family dentistry. We are looking for an experienced assistant. Hours are 8-5 Monday-Thursdays. No evenings or weekends. Fully digital office, very...
9 hours ago
DECA Dental Group - Shoreline, WA (8 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental...
University of Washington - Seattle, WA (7 miles from Kirkland, WA)
The School of Dentistry has an outstanding opportunity for a 50% FTE Dental Assistant 2 Under general supervision, the Dental Assistant 2 will perform expanded dental assistant duties such as chairside...
7 hours ago
Everett, WA (21 miles from Kirkland, WA)
$3,000 Sign On Bonus Hues Dental Group is seeking a hard-working and motivated dental assistant to join our team....
9 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Mill Creek, WA (11 miles from Kirkland, WA)
Gentle Dental is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant for our Mill Creek practice! At Gentle Dental, our Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Kirkland, WA

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

$43,737

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Highest Education Level

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

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