Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Lexington, Kentucky Salary

How much does an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) make in Lexington, KY? The average hourly rate for an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Lexington is $14.83 per hour. This is 27% lower than the national average for an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) which is $18.88 per hour. Wages for an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Lexington range from $14.00 per hour to $17.88 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) in Lexington ranges from $14,707 to $51,387 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. Women make up 100% of the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) workforce in Lexington among those reporting. Many report receiving dental benefits from their employer.

$14.00 - $17.88
MEDIAN: $14.83

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Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $14.83
Overtime $21.75
Annual Data $0$51K
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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).
$14,707 - $51,387
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.


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.

About Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
154,032 (49.0%)
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Salaries

Order Inventory

Composite Fillings


National Average

Patient Education

Oral Surgery

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 30%