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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salary

An Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) earns an average wage of $17.52 per hour. A skill in Office Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,367 - $50,453
(Median)
$21K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,660
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$13.03 - $25.07
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,367 - $50,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,834  
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $3,974  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,033 - $52,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.03 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$7.61 - $36.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $3,974  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$27,033 - $52,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,112
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Job Description for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Expanded functions dental assistants (or EFDAs) are an important part of dental practices, performing duties that include patient chair and administrative work. Depending on the state, EFDAs may have other titles, such as registered dental assistants with expanded functions (RDAEF) or expanded duty dental assistants. Also depending on the state, there may be one or several levels of certification for expanded functions dental assistants.

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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Tasks

  • Clean and polish coronal surfaces of teeth to remove stains, apply fluoride treatment.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Take impressions and bite registrations.
  • Fit preliminary crowns for adjustments, place temporary restorative material in teeth.
  • Place and remove matrix retainers for alloy and composite restorations.

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Experience Affects Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Office Management
up arrow 25%

Orthodontics
up arrow 4%

Surgery
up arrow 4%

Composite Fillings
up arrow 3%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
0%

National Average
$37,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 1%

Coronal Polishing
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

amalgam fillings
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 352 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 34%
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