Dental Assistant Jobs in Indiana

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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Oral Surgery Dental Assistant

  • Highland, IN
  • 2 days ago
: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* X-Ray Certification (Preferred)* DANCE (Preferred)Work Location: One location Employer Research Employer Research Oral, maxillofacial and dental implant careConnect...

Orthodontic Assistant (Part-Time)

  • Benevis
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • 1 day ago
Guide parents and patients through our processes before treatment Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instruction Prepare patient for examination and treatment Take x-rays...

Dental Assistant (Friday and Saturday)

  • Benevis
  • Lafayette, IN
  • 1 day ago
We are actively seeking a Dental Assistant to join our growing team!...

Licensed Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Angola, IN
  • moments ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required Recommended Skills Clinical Works Curiosity Infection Control Manufacturing Dentures Radiology...

Dental Assistant - Flexible Schedule

  • Aspen Dental
  • Highland, IN
  • 2 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Dental Assistant

  • Hammond, IN
  • 2 days ago
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Dental Assistant - Crown Point, IN

  • Arch Dental Group
  • Crown Point, IN
  • 1 day ago
Smiles on Randolph is looking to hire a Dental Assistant who is looking to work at this awesome practice. Dr....

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Mishawaka, IN
  • 1 hour ago
Assist during a variety of treatment procedures Take dental X-rays Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Manage infection control prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment Educate patients...

Endodontic Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • 1 hour ago
Assist during a variety of treatment procedures Take dental X-rays Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Manage infection control prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment Educate patients...

Dental Assistant

  • Afdent, Mishawaka and Ft. Wayne
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • 3 days ago
Responsibilities of a Afdent Dental Assistant Perform usual and customary duties of a Dental Assistant. Expanded Function experience is a plus. Surgery and Endo experience is a plus....

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Mishawaka, IN
  • 3 days ago
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: No experience, will consider a recent grad from a formal dental school program X-ray Expanded Functions Dental Assistant - Preferred At DCA we...

Entry-level Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • 3 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Dental Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • 3 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Entry-level Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Highland, IN
  • 3 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Dental Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Michigan City, IN
  • 3 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Indiana

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Indiana offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 Indiana
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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