Dental Assistant Jobs in Dearborn Heights, 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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Aspen Dental - Sterling Heights, MI (21 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Warren, MI (21 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
The ideal Dental Assistant will have 1-2 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant. X-ray certification in the state of MI is required. We offer a competitive salary plus benefits!...
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1 day ago Dental Care Alliance
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Canton, MI (11 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and...
1 day ago
North American Dental Group - Woodhaven, MI (11 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
1 day ago
DentalOne Partners - Allen Park, MI (3 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control...
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1 hour ago DentalOne Partners
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Canton, MI (11 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
For more information, please contact * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes...
2 days ago
McLaren Health Care - Detroit, MI (11 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Job Summary: Provides primary support for maxillofacial prosthetics and oral oncology programs including general office and clerical support. Provides general office and clerical support....
1 day ago
Brandon H Barton Jr DDS PC - Detroit, MI (14 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Full time Dental Assistant in busy office. Excellent pay and benefits...
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2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Saint Clair Shores, MI (22 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Overview ***SIGN ON BONUS*** We are currently looking for a full-time Dental Assistant to work at our affiliate practice; Gentle Dental Shores located in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, 48081....
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1 day ago Dental Care Alliance
North American Dental Group - West Bloomfield, MI (18 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
1 day ago
Macomb Community College - Warren, MI (21 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Currently licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant (R.D.A.) and Current Certification as a Certified Dental Assistant ( CDA ) Preferred Qualifications Five years of teaching in an accredited dental...
4 hours ago
North American Dental Group - Livonia, MI (7 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
Overview Full Time Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit...
1 day ago
Confidential - Walled Lake, MI (21 miles from Dearborn Heights, 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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2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Roseville, MI (22 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
For more information, please contact * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Madison Heights, MI (16 miles from Dearborn Heights, MI)
For more information, please contact [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Dental Assistant - Pediatric $500 Sign On Bonus!!...
5 hours ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Clinical Dental Assistant

When you become a dental assistant, you'll enjoy a career that is not only fulfilling, but also rewarding. Caring dental assistants truly make a difference with clients, providing comfort and...


Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Dearborn Heights, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Dearborn Heights, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Dearborn Heights, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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