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 - Canton, MI (21 miles from Brighton, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (21 miles from Brighton, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (21 miles from Brighton, 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 (21 miles from Brighton, 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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3 days ago Ann Arbor's Dentist
Walled Lake, MI (13 miles from Brighton, MI)
Someone who has knowledge, skills and experience in Dental Assistant/receptionist including and not limited to * good and pleasant communication skills with patients * time management * actively looking...
3 days ago
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....
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5 days ago
University Of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI (21 miles from Brighton, 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
Great Expressions Dental Centers - West Bloomfield, MI (19 miles from Brighton, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
5 days ago
Midwest Dental - Holly, MI (16 miles from Brighton, MI)
Merit Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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7 days ago Midwest Dental
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI (21 miles from Brighton, 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
Elite Dental Partners - Southfield, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies as directed by Office Manager) REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent Dental Assistant...
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9 days ago Elite Dental Partners
Honor Community Health - Pontiac, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
Job Description: We are currently seeking a fulltime Registered Dental Assistant. Honor Community Health is seeking a Certified or Registered Dental Assistant to join our team....
10 days ago
Dental Care Team PC - Grand Blanc, MI (24 miles from Brighton, MI)
Dental Care Team in Grand Blanc is looking for a dental assistant to add to our fast-paced, growing team! This is a full time position, some weekend hours will be required!...
11 days ago
Royal Dental Center - West Bloomfield, MI (18 miles from Brighton, MI)
Looking for an experienced Dental Assistant. preferably one that knows Dentrix Ascend, good with all aspects of dental assisiting...
11 days ago
Dental Care of Waterford - Waterford, MI (20 miles from Brighton, MI)
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
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11 days ago Dental Care of Waterford

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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 (26.9%)
  • 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 Brighton, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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