Dental Assistant Jobs in Plainfield, IN

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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Gentle Dentist - Avon, IN (5 miles from Plainfield, IN)
REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma Clerical Experience X-Ray Certification CPR Certification DESIRABLES EDDA Certificate / EFDA Certificate Associates Degree DANB (Indiana) OSHA Coronal Polishing 1-3...
3 days ago
Aria Care Partners - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
REQUIREMENTS: Dental Assistant Certification preferred. 1 year clinical experience as a Dental Assistant preferred. Valid Driver's License with no moving violations in the last 5 years....
3 days ago
Benevis - Indianapolis, IN (20 miles from Plainfield, IN)
assistant Demonstrated supervisory ability X-ray certification, other certified dental assistant credentials are required (state and position specific) Take care of our patients and we will take care...
Indianapolis, IN (19 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Responsibilities taking x-rays, photos, Intra-oral scans, inserting and removing arch wires and assisting with appliances....
4 days ago
Indiana University - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Intermediate Requirements EDUCATION Required High school diploma or GED WORK EXPERIENCE Required 1 year of assisting in applicable specialty dental assisting LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Required Indiana X-Ray...
5 days ago
Smile Programs - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Dental Assistant Qualifications: X-ray Licensed CPR certified Working experience as a Dental Assistant Digital X-ray Imaging experience Valid driver license, reliable transportation and a willingness...
6 days ago
Familia Dental - Indianapolis, IN (13 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Take and develop dental diagnostic x-rays. Make preliminary impressions for study casts. Pour and base diagnostic models and fabricate temporary restorations – as allowed by state law....
Benevis - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
assistant* Demonstrated supervisory ability* X-ray certification, other certified dental assistant credentials are required (state and position specific)**Take care of our patients and we will take...
12 days ago
Health & Hospital Corp of Marion County - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
For additional questions please contact us at: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT....
15 days ago
Heartland Dental - Camby, IN (6 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Excellent communication and organizational skills Preferred Experience If required under the state dental practice act, dental assistant certification and/or x-ray certification Working knowledge of...
16 days ago
Heartland Dental - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
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...
22 days ago
Gentle Dentist - Greenwood, IN (13 miles from Plainfield, IN)
REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma Clerical Experience X-Ray Certification CPR Certification DESIRABLES EDDA Certificate / EFDA Certificate Associates Degree DANB (Indiana) OSHA Coronal Polishing 1-3...
23 days ago
Gentle Dentist - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma Clerical Experience X-Ray Certification CPR Certification DESIRABLES EFDA Certificate Associates Degree DANB (Indiana) OSHA Coronal Polishing 1-3 years experience Open...
23 days ago
Aspen Dental - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
30+ days ago
Gentle Dentist - Indianapolis, IN (17 miles from Plainfield, IN)
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30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Plainfield, IN

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

$41,914

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Highest Education Level

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

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