Dental Assistant Jobs in Bridgeport, CT

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Dental Care Alliance - Shelton, CT (10 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have at-least 2 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience, and must be x-ray certified in the state of CT....
Midwest Dental - New Haven, CT (17 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Overview Dental Assistant Part Time Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
Heartland Dental - Milford, CT (8 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
2 days ago
Affinity Dental Management - Port Jefferson, NY (16 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant who is driven, patient-centric and a brand ambassador. We're committed to building amazing teams so we are willing to train someone who may be a great fit!...
11 hours ago
Northern Westchester County Dental - Stamford, CT (18 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant with 4 Handed Dentistry experience. Dentrix Software Utilized. Responsibilities Include: Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment and procedures....
3 days ago
Hauppauge, NY (24 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Seeking a hardworking, self motivated and driven dental assistant to work in a private pediatric dental practice....
3 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Danbury, CT (22 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
between the Patient and the Doctor Qualifications High school diploma Dental office experience Dentrix software experience X-Ray Certification is a plus ICE Certification is a plus Dental Assistant...
Friedman Orthodontics - New Haven, CT (17 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Fast paced Orthodontic office looking to add another Experienced Orthodontic Assistant to the team. Attention to detail while giving quality care to each patient.. 401k, bonus, vacation...
6 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Northport, NY (18 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: using the concepts of four-handed dentistry; assists with specialty procedures including oral surgery, periodontal therapy, endodontic, prosthodontic...
6 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Danbury, CT (20 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
**Responsibilities*** Greet and seat Patients* Set up trays as indicated by the day's charts* Review schedules and anticipate Doctors needs in advance* Assist Chairside using four-handed dentistry*...
10 days ago
Smile Brands - Hamden, CT (19 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Company Overview: Job Description: What We Need From You A minimum of 1 year of experience Any required state specific licenses or certifications What Well Offer You Unparalleled support to grow...
11 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Norwalk, CT (12 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
handed dentistry Enter Treatment Plans Take necessary x-rays as needed Clean and disinfect operatory after each patient Take alginates/pour and trim models Package and sterilize instruments Keep operatory...
11 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Darien, CT (15 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
handed dentistry Enter Treatment Plans Take necessary x-rays as needed Clean and disinfect operatory after each patient Take alginates/pour and trim models Package and sterilize instruments Keep operatory...
11 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Danbury, CT (20 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
**Responsibilities*** Perform routine treatment procedures, such as cleaning, polishing, x-rays, application of sealants and fluorides treatment, and related procedures* Deliver direct patient care...
12 days ago
Hamden, CT (19 miles from Bridgeport, CT)
Are you a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to be part of a company that strives to be the BEST in the dental industry? If so, we want to hear from you!...
12 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Bridgeport, CT

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Bridgeport, CT as reported by the BLS.

$43,184

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Bridgeport, CT offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Bridgeport, CT
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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