Dental Assistant Jobs in West Yarmouth, 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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Hyannis, MA (2 miles from West Yarmouth, MA)
The Dental Assistant prepares and maintains all clinical areas for optimal patient treatment, assists chair-side during treatment of patients, ensures that equipment is maintained in operating order...
6 days ago
Hyannis, MA (2 miles from West Yarmouth, MA)
Immediate opening for dental assistant - Tues & Thurs. Mon, T, Th & Fr available schedule as well. Email resume: .... Come join our wonderful team!...
9 days ago
Midwest Dental - Brewster, MA (11 miles from West Yarmouth, MA)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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12 days ago Midwest Dental
Buzzards Bay, MA (18 miles from West Yarmouth, 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...
13 days ago
West Yarmouth, MA
Are you a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to be part of a company that strives to be the BEST in the dental industry? If so, we want to hear from you!...
14 days ago
Brewster, MA (11 miles from West Yarmouth, MA)
Are you a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to be part of a company that strives to be the BEST in the dental industry? If so, we want to hear from you!...
28 days ago
Heartland Dental - Brewster, MA (11 miles from West Yarmouth, MA)
Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant $2,500 Sign on Bonus!...
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Brewster, MA (11 miles from West Yarmouth, MA)
Overview Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant $1500 Sign on Bonus!...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for West Yarmouth, MA

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in West Yarmouth, MA

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

$44,688

Highest Education Level

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

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