Dental Assistant Jobs in Woodland, 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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Smile Brands - Vancouver, WA (17 miles from Woodland, WA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
9 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Vancouver, WA (17 miles from Woodland, WA)
At Gentle Dental, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
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2 days ago Gentle Dental
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Battle Ground, WA (11 miles from Woodland, WA)
We are recruiting for the following position(s): Dental Assistant I, II or III - Posting #20543 Position Summary: Full-time Dental Assistant position available for our Battle Ground Dental Clinic....
5 days ago
Gentle Dental - Vancouver, WA (17 miles from Woodland, WA)
At Gentle Dental, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
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7 days ago Gentle Dental
Smile Brands - Vancouver, WA (17 miles from Woodland, 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....
22 days ago
Vista Dental - Vancouver, WA (23 miles from Woodland, WA)
Our highly professional dental team is seeking a motivated and energetic team player as our lead assistant. The position requires a keen interest in innovative dental practices, leadership and...
30+ days ago
Advantage Dental - Vancouver, WA (17 miles from Woodland, WA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
30+ days ago
Kaiser Permanente - Vancouver, WA (17 miles from Woodland, WA)
Under the direct supervision of the Dental Office Manager/Dental Contact Center Supervisor, or their delegate, facilitate a timely and orderly process of serving the patient from appointment and...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Woodland, WA

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Woodland, WA

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

$36,297

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Woodland, WA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.3%)
  • 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 Woodland, WA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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