Dental Assistant Jobs in Newton, 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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Boston, MA (6 miles from Newton, MA)
Multi specialty practice in Downtown Boston is looking for Full/ Part time dental assistant ( Monday- Friday) with possibility to add more days ( if candidate is looking for full time position )....
2 days ago
42 North Dental - Arlington, MA (4 miles from Newton, MA)
UNAVAILABLE Recommended skills Prescription Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Setting Appointments Blood Pressure Patient Services Diagnostic Procedures
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42 North Dental - Northborough, MA (23 miles from Newton, MA)
UNAVAILABLE Recommended skills Prescription Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Setting Appointments Blood Pressure Patient Services Diagnostic Procedures
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42 North Dental - Boston, MA (6 miles from Newton, MA)
UNAVAILABLE Recommended skills Prescription Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Setting Appointments Blood Pressure Patient Services Diagnostic Procedures
2 days ago
42 North Dental - Cambridge, MA (3 miles from Newton, MA)
UNAVAILABLE Recommended skills Prescription Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Setting Appointments Blood Pressure Patient Services Diagnostic Procedures
2 days ago
Cambridge, MA (3 miles from Newton, MA)
The goal will be to guide you and train you to be an amazing Certified Dental Assistant. Part time to begin with, future full time opportunity if this is the right fit....
18 hours ago
Northeast Healthcare Recruitment - Brighton, MA (1 mile from Newton, MA)
We are seeking a Dental Assistant to join our practice in Brighton and Waltham, MAThe Dental Assistant will play a critical role in the seamless execution of dental services by increasing patient flow...
14 hours ago
All Medical Personnel - Marlborough, MA (18 miles from Newton, MA)
About Our Client: Our client diagnostic results reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management. The world leader in providing...
1 day ago
Advantage Dental - Boxborough, MA (19 miles from Newton, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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9 hours ago
Aspen Dental - Hanover, MA (23 miles from Newton, MA)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
1 day ago
Advantage Dental - Newton Center, MA (2 miles from Newton, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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9 hours ago
Advantage Dental - Westborough, MA (22 miles from Newton, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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9 hours ago
Advantage Dental - Medfield, MA (13 miles from Newton, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
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9 hours ago
Somerville, MA (4 miles from Newton, MA)
We are looking for a dental assistant with a minimum of 3 years experience for a growing General Dentistry practice. Digital x-ray and Dentrix experience required....
3 days ago
Christopher K. Ross, D.M.D.,P.C. - Westford, MA (20 miles from Newton, MA)
Seeking: Full time Certified Dental Assistant. Monday through Friday, no weekends. Salary: $23 to $25 per hour....
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5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Newton, MA

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

$44,688

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Highest Education Level

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

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