Dental Assistant Salary in Tampa, Florida

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Average Salary for Dental Assistant in Tampa, Florida

The average salary of a(n) Dental Assistant in Tampa, Florida is $38,487.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Dental Assistant in Tampa, Florida is $18.50.

The average bonus of a(n) Dental Assistant in Tampa, Florida is $631.00.

Job Description:

Assists Dentist during examination and treatment of patients. Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, and prepares materials. Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient. Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays. Makes preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. Pours, trims, and polishes study casts, fabricates custom impression trays from preliminary impressions, cleans and polishes removable appliances, and fabricates temporary restorations. Assists Dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies. Instructs patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs. Provides postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist. Records treatment information in patient records. May apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth. May schedule appointments, prepare bills and receive payment for dental services, complete insurance forms, and maintain clerical records. Less

Assists Dentist during examination and treatment of patients. Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, and prepares materials. Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient. Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays. Makes preliminary impressions... More

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