Dental Assistant Jobs in Brighton, 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 - Southfield, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
Overview Our Southfield practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant....
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Livonia, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
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2 days ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI (21 miles from Brighton, MI)
We are looking for a Full Time or Part Time Certified Dental Assistant....
Great Expressions - Livonia, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
1 day ago
Veterans Health Administration - Ann Arbor, MI (21 miles from Brighton, MI)
supervisor dental assistant or the treating dentist....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Southfield, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
Overview Our affiliated office The Best Braces is looking to add a full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant to our team....
J - Walled Lake, MI (13 miles from Brighton, MI)
Job strengths: Four Handed Dentistry/ Digital X-Ray/Taking Impressions/Crown and Bridge/Dental Terminology/ with compassion towards our patients comfort for an exceptional dental experience....
Southfield, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
We are looking for a dental assistant with at least one year of experience and who is also proficient in Dentrix....
4 days ago
Auburn Hills, MI (23 miles from Brighton, MI)
We're searching for a DENTAL ASSISTANT to join our state-of-the-art practice in the Auburn Hills/Rochester Hills area....
7 days ago
Great Expressions - Bloomfield Hills, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
8 days ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI (21 miles from Brighton, MI)
1-3 years experience in General Dentistry, Chairside Assisting and Periodontics and knowledge of/or experience using MacPractice is a plus....
Southfield, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
It includes a dental assistant internship in with a practicing local dentist so that you have the experience needed to get hired....
10 days ago
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI (21 miles from Brighton, 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
Southfield, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
It includes a dental assistant internship in with a practicing local dentist so that you have the experience needed to get hired....
14 days ago
Shortt Dental - South Lyon, MI (11 miles from Brighton, 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....

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Brighton, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

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

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