Dental Assistant Jobs in Worcester, 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
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
42 North Dental - Franklin, MA (23 miles from Worcester, 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
42 North Dental - Northborough, MA (9 miles from Worcester, 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 (5 miles from Worcester, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
3 days ago
42 North Dental - Milford, MA (16 miles from Worcester, 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 (5 miles from Worcester, MA)
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc....
3 days ago
David D Gianino DDS - Lunenburg, MA (22 miles from Worcester, 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
Washington Street Dental - Franklin, MA (23 miles from Worcester, MA)
Seeking a CDA with X-ray certification for family dental practice. 3-4 days per week. Caring and friendly individual who works well with others and willing to work with the team.
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7 days ago
Worcester, 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
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oxford, MA (10 miles from Worcester, MA)
* X-Ray/Radiology Certification required * BORID DA License required * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Please take just a few minutes...
8 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Auburn, MA (5 miles from Worcester, MA)
X-Ray/Radiology Certification required BORID DA License required Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Please take just a few minutes to apply...
9 days ago
42 North Dental - Worcester, 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
Pacific Dental Services - Shrewsbury, MA (4 miles from Worcester, MA)
terminology, instruments and equipment Benefits Medical, dental and vision insurance Continuing Education (CE Units) Paid time off Tuition Reimbursement Child care assistance 401K Paid time to volunteer...
19 days ago
Leominster, MA (18 miles from Worcester, 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
Milford, MA (16 miles from Worcester, MA)
We are seeking to add an energetic and enthusiastic Certifed Licensed Dental Assistant to our dynamic team. This position is 20-25 hours per week in Milford MA....
21 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Worcester, MA

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

$44,688

Highest Education Level

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

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