Dental Assistant Jobs in Farmington, 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 (12 miles from Farmington, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (12 miles from Farmington, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Detroit, MI (20 miles from Farmington, MI)
Our ideal Dental Assistant will have a minimum of 2 year of hands on Dental Assistant experience and and x-ray license for the state of Michigan....
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1 day ago Dental Care Alliance
Dental Care Alliance - Detroit, MI (20 miles from Farmington, MI)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have a minimum of 1 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience. X-ray certification is preferred but not required to be considered for the position....
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19 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
DentalOne Partners - Sterling Heights, MI (17 miles from Farmington, MI)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
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19 hours ago DentalOne Partners
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (12 miles from Farmington, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
1 day ago
Taylor, MI (20 miles from Farmington, MI)
EXPERIENCED DENTAL ASSISTANT NEEDED IN BUSY DOWNRIVER DENTAL OFFICE PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE NO EVENINGS NO WEEKENDS PLEASE CALL TO SET UP AN INTERVIEW AT ......
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Allen Park, MI (19 miles from Farmington, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Troy, MI (14 miles from Farmington, MI)
A Board Certified established orthodontic practice is now hiring a dedicated qualified part time clinical assistant/receptionist with dental office experience. Will train in orthodontics. A unique...
1 day ago
Great Expressions - Allen Park, MI (19 miles from Farmington, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
19 hours ago
Walled Lake, MI (5 miles from Farmington, 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
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Eastpointe, MI (23 miles from Farmington, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
3 days ago
J - Walled Lake, MI (5 miles from Farmington, 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
Heartland Dental - Warren, MI (21 miles from Farmington, MI)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - West Bloomfield, MI (2 miles from Farmington, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Farmington, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

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

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