Dental Assistant Jobs in Danbury, 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 (18 miles from Danbury, 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....
Heartland Dental - Milford, CT (24 miles from Danbury, 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
Northern Westchester County Dental - Stamford, CT (22 miles from Danbury, 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
Brewster, NY (7 miles from Danbury, CT)
Brewster Family Dental is seeking for a Full-time Dental Assistant to join our growing team. Our office is about creating an environment that is warm and welcoming....
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Yorktown Heights, NY (17 miles from Danbury, CT)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license 1 year of hands experience working in a dental office At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them and recognize the...
Brewster, NY (7 miles from Danbury, CT)
The Dental Assistant performs a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties. Assisting the dentist, prepare patients for treatment, taking x-rays, scheduling dental appointments....
5 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Danbury, CT (3 miles from Danbury, 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...
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Danbury, 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
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Norwalk, CT (17 miles from Danbury, 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 (20 miles from Danbury, 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
**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
Orange, CT (23 miles from Danbury, CT)
Were searching for a part-time Dental Assistant who wants to join a truly patient-centric dental group....
17 days ago
Aspen Dental - Norwalk, CT (17 miles from Danbury, CT)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
18 days ago
Stamford, CT (22 miles from Danbury, CT)
Dental Assistant / RDA Employment type: Full-time or Part-time Hiring Organization: Diamond Braces Job Location: Stamford CT Diamond Braces is now hiring dental assistants at its Stamford location....
24 days ago
Aspen Dental - Fairfield, CT (17 miles from Danbury, CT)
Responsibilities Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Take dental radiographs (x-rays) Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize...
26 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Danbury, CT

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

$43,184

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Danbury, 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 Danbury, CT
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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