Dental Assistant Jobs in Canton, MA

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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Tend - Boston, MA (12 miles from Canton, MA)
Responsibilities Prepare the studio suite for Tend members and play an integral part of the member experience flow Take high quality digital scans and/or x-rays to collect diagnostic data Develop member...
2 days ago
Tend - Boston, MA (12 miles from Canton, MA)
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Post Office Square are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
2 days ago
Framingham Dental - Framingham, MA (18 miles from Canton, MA)
The Dental Assistant ensures that quality patient care is a priority....
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Tend - Boston, MA (12 miles from Canton, MA)
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Kendall Square are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
2 days ago
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) - Boston, MA (12 miles from Canton, MA)
Exposes and develops x-rays; ensures that x-rays are of adequate diagnostic quality, duplicate x-rays as needed....
3 days ago
Maynard, MA (24 miles from Canton, MA)
Mondovi Dental is looking for a talented professional to fill a Dental Assistant position in our Maynard office (Monday 9-6 PM, Tuesday-Thursday 8-5 PM, Friday off) Dental Assistants greet and prepare...
3 days ago
Midwest Dental - Maynard, MA (24 miles from Canton, MA)
Overview Dental Assistant Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
Pacific Dental Services - Waltham, MA (16 miles from Canton, MA)
As a Periodontal Dental Assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Hanover, MA (14 miles from Canton, MA)
Now is the time to join Dentists of Hanover. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Attleboro, MA (19 miles from Canton, MA)
Now is the time to join Dentists of Attleboro. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Waltham, MA (16 miles from Canton, MA)
As a dental assistant we recognize your efforts and care about your career development....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Milford, MA (20 miles from Canton, MA)
Now is the time to join the Milford Dentist Office. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Waltham, MA (16 miles from Canton, MA)
Oral Surgery Dental Assistants must work effectively with co-workers including General Practice Dental Assistants, patients, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening...
3 days ago
Seaport Dental Associates - Boston, MA (12 miles from Canton, MA)
procedures. · Assisting the doctor with all aspects of four-handed dentistry, including taking x-rays, taking impressions and other various clinical roles. · Tracking lab cases to ensure they are received...
Boston University - Boston, MA (12 miles from Canton, MA)
The incumbent practices four handed dentistry, prepares operatories for the required procedures, provides clinical support to students and Group Leaders and providing customer service through strong...
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Canton, MA

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

$44,688

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Highest Education Level

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

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