Dental Assistant in Bee Cave Salary

Job Description for Dental Assistant

A dental assistant's duties include hands-on work with dental patients, assisting the dentist, and/or performing clerical functions in a dental clinic. Depending on an individual’s certification and goals, any of these are possible job tasks. If an individual would like hands-on work in the dentist’s office, their duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this particular duty would involve knowledge of the teeth and most dental procedures. The dental assistant would then assist the dentist in performing the operation, and do such things as handing the dentist the required tools and providing secondary support. This kind of job usually entails working one-on-one with the dentist, and requires good communication skills.

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Dental Assistant Tasks

  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.

About Bee Cave, Texas

Travis County, Texas
4,910
Male:
2,385 (48.6%)
Female:
2,525 (51.4%)
Bee Cave is a city in Travis County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 3,925 at the 2010 census. Bee Cave is located at 30°18′20″N 97°57′08″W (30.305430, -97.952213). This is about 12 miles west of Austin in western Travis County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), all of it land. The city of Bee Cave is served by the Lake Travis Independent School District. Three elementary schools, Bee Cave Elementary School in Bee Cave, Lake Pointe Elementary School in an unincorporated area, and Lakeway Elementary School in Lakeway, serve Bee Cave and sections of Lakeway. Lake Travis Middle School and Lake Travis High School, both in unincorporated areas, serve Bee Cave. Eanes Independent School District and Westlake High School (Texas) are also in the area. American Campus Communities has its headquarters in Buildings S and T in the Hill Country...
Bee Cave:
$95,924
Texas:
$52,576
$1,230
Bee Cave:
$477,900
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$131,400
7.1%

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%