Dental Assistant Jobs in Washington

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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Seattle, 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...
10 hours ago
Kent, 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...
10 hours ago
Bellevue, 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
Gentle Dental - Vancouver, WA
Required Qualifications Certificate from an Accredited Dental Assisting Program Valid health care provider CPR/BLS Certificate X-Ray Certification Customer service mindset Must be able to travel to...
Seattle, WA
Dental Assistant or Sterilization Assistant Needed for Periodontal Office. Training in dentistry or completion of a dental assistant program is required. We are growing....
1 hour ago
Gentle Dental - Newcastle, WA
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable HPHRL...
Gentle Dental - Newcastle, WA
Certification Bilingual Spanish Expanded Functions Certified Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) when applicable HPHRL...
Willamette Dental - Puyallup, 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....
2 days ago
Gentle Dental - Lynnwood, WA
At Gentle Dental, Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
Gentle Dental - Seattle, WA
At Gentle Dental, our Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
Bothell, 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...
5 hours ago
Sammamish, WA
Orthodontics on the Plateau is currently looking for a talented Orthodontic Assistant. At Orthodontics on the Plateau we look for people with the right attitude and train from there. You: You love...
1 hour ago
Kent, WA
Position for lead assistant at a general/family dental office Monday thru Thursday; 8-5:30. Experience required. Will assist in procedures, such as, implants, crown and bridge, dentures, ortho,...
1 hour ago
DECA Dental Group - University Place, WA
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience as an RDA in a dental practice...
Auburn, WA
We are looking for a Registered Dental Assistant seeking a full time position Desired Applicant Skills/Qualities: -R.D.A....
1 day ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Washington

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

$42,370

Highest Education Level

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

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