Dental Assistant Jobs in Gardner, 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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42 North Dental - Worcester, MA (24 miles from Gardner, MA)
The Dental Assistant will provide clinical support to facilitate the relationship between our patients and dentists, increase the efficiency of delivering quality dental care and maintain communication...
2 days ago
Advantage Dental - Holden, MA (18 miles from Gardner, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
2 days ago
Advantage Dental - Holden, MA (18 miles from Gardner, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
2 days ago
David D Gianino DDS - Lunenburg, MA (13 miles from Gardner, MA)
We are a rapidly expanding hi-tech dental office looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team....
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5 days ago
Worcester, MA (24 miles from Gardner, MA)
We are looking for a FULL TIME, PART TIME DENTAL ASSISTANT for enthusiastic, highly motivated dental assistant to join our team. We are a private family dental practice located in Worcester....
8 days ago
42 North Dental - Worcester, MA (24 miles from Gardner, MA)
The Dental Assistant will provide clinical support to facilitate the relationship between our patients and dentists, increase the efficiency of delivering quality dental care and maintain communication...
10 days ago
Leominster, MA (11 miles from Gardner, MA)
We are looking for a part-time dental assistant to work with us in our practice in Leominster and Lowell location. We are offering approximately 27-32 hours each week....
19 days ago
Porter Chester Institute - Worcester, MA (24 miles from Gardner, MA)
Adjunct Dental Assisting Instructor Location: Worcester, MA Department: Description Adjunct Dental Assisting Instructor Worcester, MA Dental Assisting Instructors are responsible for providing...
22 days ago
Groton, MA (20 miles from Gardner, MA)
We are looking for a dental assistant with a genuine interest in helping people, practical skills, and a great attitude to join our revolutionary Wellness Center....
24 days ago
Community Health Connections - Leominster, MA (11 miles from Gardner, MA)
Under the general supervision of the Dental Assistant Supervisor and dentists, you will be trained to assist during the examination and treatment of patients....
25 days ago
Community Health Connections - Fitchburg, MA (9 miles from Gardner, MA)
Under the general supervision of the Dental Assistant Supervisor and dentists, you will be trained to assist during the examination and treatment of patients....
25 days ago
Community Health Connections - Gardner, MA
Under the general supervision of the Dental Assistant Supervisor and dentists, you will be trained to assist during the examination and treatment of patients....
25 days ago
Worcester, MA (24 miles from Gardner, MA)
dynamic, reliable dental assistant wanted full time for fast paced, adult oriented general dental practice. TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE minimum. Monday-Thursday and some Fridays am....
29 days ago
Aspen Dental - Leominster, MA (11 miles from Gardner, MA)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
30+ days ago
Dental Dynamic Staffing - Peterborough, NH (19 miles from Gardner, MA)
Hiring Immediately Are you a Dental Assistant who currently is looking for: -Full time or part time permanent opportunities!!...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Gardner, MA

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

$44,688

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Gardner, MA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Gardner, MA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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