Dental Assistant Jobs in Flat Rock, 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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Ascension - Detroit, MI (20 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
Dental Assistant credentialed from the Michigan Board of Dentistry preferred. Education: High school diploma or GED required....
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Westland, MI (15 miles from Flat Rock, 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
Grand River Family Dentistry - Detroit, MI (22 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
We are hiring for part and full time, Hygienist, Dental Assistant, and Front Desk Team. If you have a desire to work for the best, and you are passionate and excited about dentistry....
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Westland, MI (15 miles from Flat Rock, 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...
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Detroit, MI (20 miles from Flat Rock, 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
All Medical Personnel - Detroit, MI (20 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
About our Client: Our client is the third largest full service clinical diagnostic laboratory in the United States providing testing and related service to physician’s offices, clinics &...
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Trenton, MI (4 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
3 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Monroe, MI (16 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
X-ray certified preferred....
4 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (17 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
X-ray certified preferred....
4 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (17 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
Overview $1,000 sign-on bonus* Position Summary A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of dental assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care...
4 days ago
Heartland Dental - Dearborn Heights, MI (12 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Livonia, MI (18 miles from Flat Rock, 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...
4 days ago
Livonia, MI (18 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
Private, fee-for-service dental practice looking for the right person to join our team. Our practice focuses on quality of dentistry, not volume of patients. Part time position (4 days/week, one...
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Livonia, MI (18 miles from Flat Rock, 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...
5 days ago
Aspen Dental - Livonia, MI (18 miles from Flat Rock, MI)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Flat Rock, MI

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

$34,115

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Flat Rock, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • 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 Flat Rock, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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