Dental Assistant Jobs in Lansing, 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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Dental Assistant - Charlotte

  • Michigan Community Dental Clinics
  • Charlotte, MI (17 miles from Lansing, MI)
  • 2 days ago
Tuition Assistance: We offer education assistance for DA's and CDA's to become a Registered Dental Assistant for free to help you achieve your dreams! Ask for details....

Dental Assistant - St. Johns

  • Michigan Community Dental Clinics
  • Saint Johns, MI (18 miles from Lansing, MI)
  • 2 days ago
Tuition Assistance: We offer education assistance for DA's and CDA's to become a Registered Dental Assistant for free to help you achieve your dreams! Ask for details....

Registered Dental Assistant - St. Johns

  • Michigan Community Dental Clinics
  • Saint Johns, MI (18 miles from Lansing, MI)
  • 2 days ago
Pursue your dreams while you lead and grow in your role as a Registered Dental Assistant and beyond....

Claims Examiner Assistant, Dental

  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • Lansing, MI
  • 8 days ago
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS Claims Examiner Asst, Dental Job Code Number 65926797 Job Description Alternate Locations: Work from Home Work Arrangement: Work from Home Relocation assistance: : is not...
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Orthodontic Assistant

  • Great Expressions
  • Lansing, MI
  • 11 days ago
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....

PT Dental Assistant - Ortho

  • Great Expressions Dental Centers
  • Lansing, MI
  • 21 days ago
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....

PT Dental Assistant - Ortho - Located in Lansing, MI

  • Great Expressions Dental Centers
  • Lansing, MI
  • 21 days ago
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....

Orthodontic Assistant - PT

  • Great Expressions
  • Lansing, MI
  • 26 days ago
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....

Dental Assistant- Will Train

  • APS Employment Services
  • East Lansing, MI (6 miles from Lansing, MI)
  • 90+ days ago
We are looking to fill a part to full-time Dental Assistant position. Candidates must be self-motivated, reliable, and personable. No experience necessary, just a willingness to learn....

Dental Assistant Instructor - Teaching Assistant - Part Time

  • Ross Education, LLC
  • Lansing, MI
  • 90+ days ago
Dental Assistant Instructor - Teaching Assistant Requirements 3+ years experience in the field and a national certification as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA from AMT) or Certified Dental Assistant...

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
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...

Dental Assistant Fundamentals
A dental assistant is a member of a dental team who contributes immensely to the team in delivering dental treatment and services. During dental operations, the dental assistant assists dentists...

Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing positions, and many other...


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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lansing, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 Lansing, MI
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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