Dental Assistant Jobs in Lake Orion, 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 Dental Centers - Novi, MI (21 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
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 create an account...
20 hours ago
James R Stewart Jr DDS PC - Livonia, MI (23 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Thank you for considering this great opportunity to work with our highly regarded, close knit and supportive team as a dental assistant....
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16 hours ago James R Stewart Jr DDS PC
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Madison Heights, MI (17 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Overview Our Madison Heights dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part...
4 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Roseville, MI (22 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Our Roseville dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oxford, MI (8 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
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 create an account...
1 day ago
Gustafson and Morningstar Dentistry - Royal Oak, MI (17 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
As we continue ramp up our office to all patients after the shutdown, the team of Gustafson and Morningstar Dentistry, a family owned practice, is seeking an experienced Dental Assistant with positive...
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1 day ago Gustafson and Morningstar Dentistry
Erika M Johnson DDS - Hartland, MI (23 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Full/Part Time Registered or Certified Dental Assistant We are looking for a highly talented assistant and motivated person with at least 2 years dental chair side experience....
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1 day ago
Glenn S Spencer DDS PLLC - Bloomfield Hills, MI (9 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Experienced Dental assistant wanted. Searching for someone with acumen in bussiness expertise, computer skills, dental procedures proficiency, efficiency and practicality....
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1 day ago
Stoneridge Dental - Shelby Twp, MI (11 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Stoneridge Dental is looking for a new full time Dental Assistant to add to our office!...
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2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Roseville, MI (22 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Overview Our Roseville dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
3 hours ago
Dental One Incorporated - Royal Oak, MI (17 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Dental Assistant Job Locations MI-Royal Oak ID 2020-14042 # of Openings 1 Category Operations Leader Practice Royal Oak Overview As a Dental Assistant for a DentalOne Partners supported practice, patient...
3 days ago
IHA - Pontiac, MI (4 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
CREDENTIALS/LICENSURE: Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), or Dental Assistant License preferred....
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bloomfield Hills, MI (12 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Dental Assistants since YOU are the reason for our patients' experiences....
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Warren, MI (20 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Dental Assistants since YOU are the reason for our patients' experiences....
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Madison Heights, MI (17 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Our Madison Heights dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated General Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
4 days ago

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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...

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lake Orion, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.0%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)

Average Work Experience

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

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