Dental Assistant Jobs in Torrington, 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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Midwest Dental - Waterbury, CT (19 miles from Torrington, CT)
Overview Dental Assistant $3,000 Sign on Bonus! Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
Southington, CT (20 miles from Torrington, 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!...
8 days ago
Douglas Hope, DMD, MAGD - Simsbury, CT (16 miles from Torrington, CT)
We are looking for an energetic, detail oriented, organized and professional Dental Assistant to join our team. We have a great staff and are looking to fill a retiring Dental Assistant spot....
Midwest Dental - Southington, CT (20 miles from Torrington, CT)
Overview Dental Assistant **$3,000 Sign on Bonus!** Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Hartford HealthCare - Hartford, CT (24 miles from Torrington, CT)
(Four Handed Dentistry) Support patients, prepare them for treatment, and obtain their dental records....
13 days ago
Midwest Dental - Hartford, CT (24 miles from Torrington, CT)
Overview Dental Assistant ***$3,000 Sign-on Bonus*** Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Waterbury, CT (19 miles from Torrington, CT)
Assisting the doctor in all aspects of dentistry - Radiology Certified - Reviewing medical history - Infection control and sterilization - Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and...
23 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Avon, CT (14 miles from Torrington, 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...
24 days ago
Waterbury, CT (19 miles from Torrington, CT)
Family dental office seeking for a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to join our established family oriented dental office....
27 days ago
West Hartford, CT (19 miles from Torrington, CT)
Dental Assistants greet and prepare dental patients for care, assist our dentists with a variety of treatment procedures, and maintain instruments and supplies....
29 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - New Milford, CT (22 miles from Torrington, CT)
POSITION SUMMARY Greet and seat Patients Set up trays as indicated by the days charts Review schedules and anticipate Doctors needs in advance Assist Chair side using four handed dentistry Enter Treatment...
29 days ago
Affinity Dental Management - Avon, CT (14 miles from Torrington, CT)
Education: High school or equivalent (Required) Experience: Dental office: 1-3 years (Preferred) Certifications: CODA-Accredited Dental Assistant Program ICE Certification x-Ray certification Work Location...
30+ days ago
Central Connecticut Dental Group - Plainville, CT (18 miles from Torrington, CT)
Other State License/Certification Requirements based on the state you are employed (X-Ray)....
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Torrington, CT
Job Information Aspen Dental Dental Assistant Trainee (No Experience Required) in Torrington, Connecticut Dental Assistant Trainee (No Experience Required) Overview At Aspen Dental, those that succeed...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Torrington, CT
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Torrington, CT

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

$43,184

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Highest Education Level

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

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