Dental Assistant Jobs in Wilbraham, 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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Western Mass Endo - West Springfield, MA (10 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Chairside assisting: Properly prepared and skilled to support and assist the doctor or hygienists in efficient 4 handed care. Provide post operative instructions....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Northampton, MA (16 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of Massachusetts required Experience working as a Dental Assistant, or recent grad from a formal Dental Assistant...
Suffield, CT (15 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Dental assistant needed for friendly, family-oriented dental practice. There is flexibility in the hours available....
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Ludlow, MA (4 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of MA, be a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in MA and either hands on Dental Assistant experience, or formal training...
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Belchertown, MA (9 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
The Dental Assistant we hire must be a Certified Dental Assistant and is required to have an x-ray certification for the state of MA....
Dental Care Alliance - Sturbridge, MA (16 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have an X-ray license for the state of MA & at-least 1 year of hands on experience working in a dental office....
Easthampton, MA (18 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Busy general practice seeking a motivated individual who is looking for a long-term opportunity and can thrive in a team setting. Our growing dental practice is looking for a full-time assistant...
12 days ago
Holyoke Health Center - Holyoke, MA (12 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Qualification Position requires a current MA dental assistant registration, x-ray certification, computer literacy, CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association; BLS for Health Care Providers...
19 days ago
Wilbraham, MA
We are looking to hire an On-the-job Trainee Dental Assistant. You must have good computer skills, a pleasant demeanor with a strong focus on providing excellent patient care....
20 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Sturbridge, MA (16 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have an X-ray license for the state of MA & at-least 1 year of hands on experience working in a dental office....
22 days ago
Aspen Dental - West Springfield, MA (10 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
22 days ago
Easthampton, MA (18 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Assistant....
23 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - West Springfield, MA (10 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Our ideal candidate will have an x-ray license for the state of MA; hands on Dental Assistant experience and be have be a Licensed Dental Assistant in MA....
25 days ago
Aspen Dental - Enfield, CT (12 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
60+ days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Vernon, CT (20 miles from Wilbraham, MA)
handed dentistry Enter Treatment Plans Take necessary x-rays as needed Clean and disinfect operatory after each patient Take alginates/pour and trim models Package and sterilize instruments Keep operatory...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Wilbraham, MA

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

$44,688

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Highest Education Level

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

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