Dental Assistant Jobs in Ann Arbor, MI

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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Veterans Health Administration - Ann Arbor, MI
supervisor dental assistant or the treating dentist....
1 day ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI
We are looking for a Full Time or Part Time Certified Dental Assistant....
Great Expressions - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Overview Our Ypsilanti practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Westland, MI (24 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Our ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of Dental Assistant experience and required to have an x-ray license in the state of MI....
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Clinton, MI (13 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
You will be able to gain the skills and knowledge on general to periodontal oral healthcare, perfect your methods in taking x-rays, work with our dentists as well to enhance your assisting skills and...
7 days ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI
1-3 years experience in General Dentistry, Chairside Assisting and Periodontics and knowledge of/or experience using MacPractice is a plus....
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Job Detail JOB OPENING ID 204831 WORKING TITLE Dental Assistant Associate JOB TITLE Dental Assistant Associate WORK LOCATION Ann Arbor Campus Ann Arbor, MI FULL/PART TIME Full-Time REGULAR/TEMPORARY...
11 days ago
Shortt Dental - South Lyon, MI (15 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
We are a very technologically advanced office with paperless Dentrix charting, same day crowns (Cerec), digital radiology along with an in office CBCT 3D imaging machine....
Howell, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Should be x-ray certified and maintain CPR certification....
19 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Northville, MI (18 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
22 days ago
North American Dental Group - Canton, MI (19 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Overview Dental Care of Michigan - Canton, MI Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every...
23 days ago
Novi, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Family dental practice is looking for motivated and cheerful person to add to our team. Full time or part-time, dental experience preferred, but not required. Competitive compensation and...
25 days ago
Canton, MI (19 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Offering a full time position for a certified dental assistant....
25 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Clinton, MI (13 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
30+ days ago
Ross Education, LLC - Ann Arbor, MI
, chairside, radiography, part-time, CDA, RDA, Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant, dental office Work Environment: Clean and bright classrooms with desk and clinical areas, including...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Ann Arbor, MI

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Ann Arbor, MI as reported by the BLS.

$38,461

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Ann Arbor, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • 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 Ann Arbor, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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