Dental Assistant Jobs in Springfield, 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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KOS Services - Springfield, MA
Assistant program * X-Ray Certified Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: 25.00 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No...
1 day ago
Suffield, CT (8 miles from Springfield, MA)
Position is available in a high quality professional practice. We are looking for a full time and or a part time applicant. Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 5:30pm. Terrific atmosphere in a team...
1 hour ago
42 North Dental - East Hartford, CT (22 miles from Springfield, 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
Southwick, MA (10 miles from Springfield, MA)
Our Office is looking to hire a Registered Dental Assistant/Front Desk Staff. Experience in both areas would be a plus but not required. Russian speaking preferred but not required....
7 days ago
42 North Dental - East Hartford, CT (22 miles from Springfield, 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
South Windsor, CT (18 miles from Springfield, MA)
Full time Dental Assistant (South Windsor) compensation: Compensation is based on experience....
10 days ago
Cortland Dental & Braces - Holyoke, MA 01040, MA (8 miles from Springfield, MA)
dental assistant credentials REQUIRED Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus How are we keeping you safe?...
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12 days ago Cortland Dental & Braces
KOS Services - Springfield, MA
*Qualifications:* · Completion of a Dental Assistant program · X-Ray Certified...
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13 days ago
Aspen Dental - Hartford, CT (22 miles from Springfield, MA)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
19 days ago
Aspen Dental - Enfield, CT (8 miles from Springfield, MA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
19 days ago
Aspen Dental - Holyoke, MA (8 miles from Springfield, MA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
19 days ago
Dr Giuseppe Santaniello - East Longmeadow, MA (5 miles from Springfield, MA)
Assist orthodontic, and be experienced in preparing patients for orthodontic treatment. Placing orthodontic appliances, review instructions for wearing elastic so, etc. reviewing patients' records...
24 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wilbraham, MA (8 miles from Springfield, MA)
* Past experience as a hygiene assistant and/or dental assistant * Radiology certification Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and create an account; any further positions you apply...
45+ days ago
Kool Smiles - Hartford, CT (22 miles from Springfield, MA)
X-ray certification, other certified dental assistant credentials are required (state and position specific) Take care of our patients and we will take care of you: We offer a very competitive salary...
45+ days ago
Kool Smiles - Holyoke, MA (8 miles from Springfield, MA)
X-ray certification, other certified dental assistant credentials are required (state and position specific) Take care of our patients and we will take care of you: We offer a very competitive salary...
45+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Springfield, MA

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

$44,688

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Highest Education Level

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

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