Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salary

An Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) earns an average wage of $18.25 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Office Management and Coronal Polishing.

$20,157 - $53,639
$20K
$37K
$54K
MEDIAN: $36,781
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$13.96 - $25.90
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MEDIAN: $18.76
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$0$54K
Salary $20,157 - $53,639
Bonus $197.97 - $4,166
Profit Sharing $128.80 - $5,527
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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$28,766 - $54,492
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.96 - $25.90
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $17.81 - $37.24
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $197.97 - $4,166
Profit Sharing $128.80 - $5,527
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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$28,766 - $54,492
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,710

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Pay by Experience for an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 709 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 435 salaries. An experienced Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 473 salaries. An Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 354 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,306

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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)?

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Metairie:
Pros: The patients and seeing them smile again.
Cons: The restocking.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Jacksonville:
Pros: Patient education, having repetitive patients that request me specifically as their EFDA.
Cons: Too many patients scheduled for the number of assistants we have. Overworked due to not having enough staff.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Columbus:
"EFDA Experience."
Pros: Interacting with my patients on a personal level. Making them feel welcome and as comfortable as possible. Nothing makes me more happy than making our patients happy and healthy.
Cons: Witnessing my Doctor not giving the best quality of care. Recommending treatment that is not necessarily needed. Also being under appreciated and put below the "veterans" of the office who do not give quality care and do what they are supposed to do.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Woodstock:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Patient interaction, patient education.
Cons: Can be crazy and very busy, office polotics.

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Key Stats for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 305 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$39,000

▼3%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Office Management
▲24%

Coronal Polishing
▲8%

▲4%



▼0%

National Average
$39,000



▼1%

Temporary Crowns
▼2%

Radiology
▼3%

▼4%

amalgam fillings
▼9%

Prosthodontics
▼14%

Bilingual
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 305 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 40%
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