Dental Assistant Jobs in Cedar Springs, 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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Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
Qualifications include Christian belief statement, dental assistant degree (preferred), x-ray certified, bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred, experience with diverse populations, and strong people...
4 days ago
advance dental - Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
FULL TIME DENTAL ASSISTANT NEEDED, EXPERIENCE PREFERRED. Company Description FAST PACED OFFICE...
5 days ago
Ada, MI (18 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant (min. 1 yr.) to join our friendly, caring team. This is a part time position, three days a week - M, W, F....
9 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
Orthodontic assistant position in a thriving orthodontic specialty practice. Almost all procedures are NON AEROSOL producing. If you enjoy working with an upbeat, supportive and fun group then...
18 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
Our dental practice is looking for a fun, highly motivated self-starter, professional team player to join our dental team. Positive, friendly attitude and willingness to learn required. Dentrix...
23 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
We are look for a Dental Assistant Extraordinaire!! We provide a $500 hiring bonus!...
24 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
We are currently looking to add an experienced Dental Assistant at Smile Cascade. Be appreciated for your knowledge and education....
25 days ago
Ross Medical Education Center - Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
Requirements 3+ years experience in the field and a national certification as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA from AMT) or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA from DANB) and formal training in a dental...
90+ days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Cedar Springs, MI
Overview Position Summary A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of dental assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care for patients in a...
90+ days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
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