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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My Community Dental Centers Inc - Howell, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Job Information My Community Dental Centers Inc Registered Dental Assistant - Howell in Howell, Michigan $1,000 sign-on bonus Position Summary A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety...
2 days ago
Canton, MI (19 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Are you ready to take your career as a Dental Assistant further than you ever thought possible?...
3 hours ago
My Community Dental Centers Inc - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Job Information My Community Dental Centers Inc Registered Dental Assistant - Ypsilanti in Ypsilanti, Michigan $1,000 sign-on bonus* Position Summary A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety...
1 hour ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Westland, MI (24 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and...
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Westland, MI (24 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
For more information, please contact * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes...
5 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Howell, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Overview $1,000 sign-on bonus* Position Summary A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of dental assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care...
6 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
X-ray certified preferred....
6 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Overview $1,000 sign-on bonus* Position Summary A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of dental assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care...
6 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wixom, MI (23 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
For more information, please contact * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes...
6 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, MI (23 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Our Wayne dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing Ortho...
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8 days ago
Westland, MI (24 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Dental Assistant....
9 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, MI (23 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
For more information, please contact * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes...
11 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Westland, MI (24 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Qualifications X-ray license for the state of Michigan 1-2 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant Experience with Orthodontic Assisting required Additional benefits for full-time employees:...
11 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Northville, MI (18 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Practice Northville DentalWorks Overview As a Dental Assistant for a DentalOne Partners supported practice, patient care is your #1 priority and focus....
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11 days ago DentalOne Partners

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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

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Ann Arbor, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • 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 Ann Arbor, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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