Dental Assistant Jobs in Maple Valley, 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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Renton, WA (9 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Full Time Dental Assistant We are growing!! If you are looking for an excellent team to work with, you have found it....
1 day ago
Seattle, WA (20 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Growing dental practice seeking talented and motivated Dental Assistant! Why us? As a company we strive to provide top-notch care not only to our patients but also our employees....
1 day ago
Willamette Dental - Kent, WA (9 miles from Maple Valley, 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....
1 day ago
Seattle, WA (20 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Although experience as a dental assistant is preferred, we are willing to train the right candidate....
1 day ago
Redmond Town Dental - Redmond, WA (19 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
The rate for this position will start at an entry-level rate but will progress quickly once you become a registered dental assistant. Please inquire for details, we look forward to meeting you!...
Smile Brands - Bellevue, WA (17 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
8 hours ago
Orthodontics on the Plateau - Sammamish, WA (15 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
of instruments and work area Fabricating retainers Communicate and work alongside dental staff to provide the patient with high level of care Requirements/Competencies Current State of Washington Dental...
Gentle Dental - Redmond, WA (19 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable RDA456...
Renton, WA (9 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Dentrix experience is nice but not required....
15 hours ago
University of Washington - Seattle, WA (20 miles from Maple Valley, 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...
5 hours ago
Snoqualmie Valley Kids Dentist - Snoqualmie, WA (15 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
As a dental assistant you will work with the dentist and your team to promote good dental and general health through education, patient interaction, planning and support....
Chorak Orthodontics - Renton, WA (5 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
of instruments and work area Fabricating retainers Communicate and work alongside dental staff to provide the patient with high level of care Requirements/Competencies Current State of Washington Dental...
Orthodontics on the Plateau - Sammamish, WA (15 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
of instruments and work area Fabricating retainers Communicate and work alongside dental staff to provide the patient with high level of care Requirements/Competencies Current State of Washington Dental...
University of Washington - Seattle, WA (20 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Assist faculty with new patient screenings Aid dental students, residents and/or faculty in four-handed dentistry and routine chair-side duties and patient care Maintain complete knowledge of the dental...
2 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Kirkland, WA (20 miles from Maple Valley, WA)
Our Dental Assistant teams are at the forefront of our commitment to service and building lasting relationships with patients....

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Maple Valley, WA

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

$43,737

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Highest Education Level

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

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