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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Great Expressions - Canton, MI (19 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (19 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (19 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
1 day ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI
Chairside assisting, knowledge and experience using MacPractice is a plus. You will never find a dull moment in our office....
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University Of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Responsibilities* Assist in a wide variety of chair-side procedures using the principles of four-handed dentistry in the Department of Surgery/ Hospital Dentistry Mott C&W; working with dental students...
5 days ago
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Responsibilities* Seat and prepare patients for treatment by positioning the patient to best utilize the concept of four handed dentistry while assisting dentist in preventing, examining, charting and...
8 days ago
My Community Dental Centers Inc - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
As part of the overall center(s) team the Dental Assistant will assist all other staff members as required and available with their duties....
10 days ago
SmileDirectClub - Ann Arbor, MI
Thats why were looking for energetic, passionate, and confident Dental Assistants who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?...
12 days ago
Great Expressions - Brighton, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
14 days ago
Great Expressions - Wayne, MI (23 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
14 days ago
Great Expressions - Novi, MI (21 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
14 days ago
University Of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Responsibilities* Assist in a wide variety of chair-side procedures using the principles of four-handed dentistry including but not limited to the treatment and care of sedated patients, while assisting...
16 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
X-ray certified preferred....
17 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Ann Arbor, MI
For more information, please contact [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Hygiene Assistant Qualifications: Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused...
19 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, MI (23 miles from Ann Arbor, MI)
Overview 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...
21 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 (26.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • 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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