Dental Assistant Jobs in Detroit, 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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Southfield, MI (15 miles from Detroit, MI)
It includes a dental assistant internship in with a practicing local dentist so that you have the experience needed to get hired....
3 days ago
Western Wayne Family Health Centers - Inkster, MI (13 miles from Detroit, MI)
Takes X-rays, processes, labels, and stores X-ray film. Takes inventory of dental instruments and supplies. Logs all treatment data and maintains patient records....
3 days ago
Great Expressions - Livonia, MI (15 miles from Detroit, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
4 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Southfield, MI (15 miles from Detroit, MI)
Overview Our affiliated office The Best Braces is looking to add a full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant to our team....
Ascension Health - Detroit, MI
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS Dental Assistant - Dental Residency Clinic Job Code Number 24261014 Job Description We Are Hiring Dental Assistant- Dental Residency Clinic - Part-Time, 20 hours/week - Detroit...
6 days ago
Southfield, MI (15 miles from Detroit, MI)
It includes a dental assistant internship in with a practicing local dentist so that you have the experience needed to get hired....
9 days ago
Polyviou Family Dentistry PC - Lincoln Park, MI (9 miles from Detroit, MI)
You must have the following skills: Four-Handed Dentistry Able to take x-rays Able to make Temporaries Able to confidently speak to patient about treatment Familiar with Invisalign and using the Itero...
Covenant Community Care - Detroit, MI
Students recently completing a Dental Assistant program are welcome to apply....
10 days ago
Great Expressions - Roseville, MI (12 miles from Detroit, MI)
Overview Our Roseville practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant....
10 days ago
McLaren Health Care - Detroit, MI
Qualifications: Certification by State of Michigan via x-ray certification course and passage of Radiation Health and Safety Exam. Two years of related experience....
10 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Southfield, MI (15 miles from Detroit, MI)
assistant, or in a customer-focused role desired Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
10 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Northville, MI (24 miles from Detroit, MI)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Dental Care Alliance - Saint Clair Shores, MI (11 miles from Detroit, MI)
Our ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of hands on Dental Assistant experience & X-ray license for the state of Michigan is preferred....
Great Expressions - Ferndale, MI (8 miles from Detroit, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
12 days ago
North American Dental Group - Canton, MI (21 miles from Detroit, MI)
Overview Dental Care of Michigan - Canton, MI 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...
12 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Detroit, MI

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

$34,115

Highest Education Level

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

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