Dental Assistant Jobs in Longview, 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 - Columbia City, OR (23 miles from Longview, WA)
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Advantage Dental - Rainier, OR (10 miles from Longview, 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...
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Advantage Dental - Deer Island, OR (18 miles from Longview, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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Advantage Dental - Pe Ell, WA (23 miles from Longview, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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Advantage Dental - Pe Ell, WA (23 miles from Longview, WA)
Minimum of 2 years experience as a dental assistant....
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Advantage Dental - Cathlamet, WA (14 miles from Longview, 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...
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Aspen Dental - Longview, WA
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
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Advantage Dental - Rainier, OR (10 miles from Longview, 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....
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Advantage Dental - Rainier, OR (10 miles from Longview, WA)
Minimum of 2 years experience as a dental assistant....
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Advantage Dental - Rainier, OR (10 miles from Longview, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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Advantage Dental - Toledo, WA (23 miles from Longview, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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Advantage Dental - Ryderwood, WA (9 miles from Longview, WA)
Minimum of 2 years experience as a dental assistant....
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Advantage Dental - Winlock, WA (21 miles from Longview, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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Advantage Dental - Ryderwood, WA (9 miles from Longview, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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Advantage Dental - Saint Helens, OR (23 miles from Longview, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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Demographic Data for Longview, WA

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Longview, WA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Longview, WA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • 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 Longview, WA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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