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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Sterling Heights, MI (15 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Would prefer someone with at least 1 year working as a Dental Assistant....
2 days ago
Community First Health Centers - New Haven, MI (24 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Assistant program General dentistry experience; 1 year X-Ray certified Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively and...
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2 days ago Community First Health Centers
DentalOne Partners - Sterling Heights, MI (15 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
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15 hours ago DentalOne Partners
Walled Lake, MI (15 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Immediate opening for an enthusiastic friendly Dental Assistant to join our team. We do all aspects of general dentistry including invisalign....
2 days ago
Macomb, MI (18 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Michael Hoffman DDS is looking for a dental assistant to join our fun and friendly team. We are a General Dentistry office that is looking to add a PT or FT assistant....
5 days ago
J - Walled Lake, MI (15 miles from Lake Orion, 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
Rochester Hills, MI (6 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Some responsibilities will be to take and pour up impressions, assist in four handed dentistry, set up and tear down rooms, taking x-rays, keeping the office clean and organized, assisting with the...
7 days ago
Elite Dental Partners - West Bloomfield, MI (13 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies as directed by Office Manager) REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent Dental Assistant...
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10 days ago Elite Dental Partners
apple dental - Warren, MI (19 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
We are looking for a full-time dental assistant. to join our family oriented dental practice....
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10 days ago
Macomb, MI (18 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Our practice is looking for a dental assistant to join our team that has some experience (PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED) at our private practice in Macomb, MI....
10 days ago
Katharine Murphy, DMD, PC - West Bloomfield, MI (13 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns. Ability to take high quality radiographs / intra-oral photos....
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11 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Royal Oak, MI (17 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Dental Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR- BLS) preferred Benefits Investment in you and your future...
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11 days ago DentalOne Partners
Farmington, MI (16 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
We are willing to train for the right person Experience in digital radiographs, four-handed dentistry and dental software preferred....
11 days ago
Warren, MI (20 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
polishing is a plus Good computer skills Excellent communication and people skills Attention to detail Well-organized and reliable High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred...
12 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Sterling Heights, MI (15 miles from Lake Orion, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
14 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lake Orion, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lake Orion, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • 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 Lake Orion, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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