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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Dental Assistant - Cedar Springs

  • Michigan Community Dental Clinics
  • Cedar Springs, MI
  • 12 hours ago
Tuition Assistance: We offer education assistance for DA's and CDA's to become a Registered Dental Assistant for free to help you achieve your dreams! Ask for details....

Dental Assistant - Walker

  • Michigan Community Dental Clinics
  • Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
  • 6 days ago
Tuition Assistance: We offer education assistance for DA's and CDA's to become a Registered Dental Assistant for free to help you achieve your dreams! Ask for details....

Adjunct Faculty, Dental Assistant Community College

  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
  • 16 days ago
Current, active, unencumbered CDA certificate and Michigan Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) license....

Dental Assistant - Surgical Assistant

  • Clearchoice Dental Implant Centers
  • Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
  • 30+ days ago
Knowledge of all emergency algorithms, medications and equipment Able to take x-rays: panorex and periapicals Have x-ray license....

Dental Assistant

  • Clearchoice Dental Implants
  • Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
  • 45+ days ago
Prepare materials for impressions and restorations, take dental x rays, and process x-ray film as directed by a dentist....

Dental Assistant - $1,500 Sign on Bonus

  • ClearChoice
  • Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
  • 60+ days ago
Follow safety procedures to minimize the risks associated with the use of x-ray machines. Experience Certified as a Dental Assistant by the A.D.A....

Dental Assistant - Surgical Assistant- $1,500 Sign on Bonus

  • ClearChoice
  • Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
  • 60+ days ago
Knowledge of all emergency algorithms, medications and equipment Able to take x-rays: panorex and periapicals Have x-ray license....

Orthodontic Assistant

  • Smile Doctors
  • Grand Rapids, MI (20 miles from Cedar Springs, MI)
  • 90+ days ago
The vision of Smile Doctors is our people-first culture which creates an environment of passionate, caring Team Members dedicated to providing fun and encouraging relationships with each other and...

Demographic Data for Cedar Springs, MI

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Cedar Springs, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 Cedar Springs, MI
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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