Dental Assistant Jobs in Okemos, 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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Aspen Dental - Lansing, MI (6 miles from Okemos, MI)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Okemos, 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...
5 days ago
Lansing, MI (6 miles from Okemos, MI)
Quality general dentist office looking for an experienced dental assistant to join a solid team. The office philosophy is team first approach with everyone helping one another....
10 days ago
East Lansing, MI (2 miles from Okemos, MI)
Part-time dental assistant needed. Experience preferred, but not mandatory. We are willing to train. Need to be fast working, reliable and honest....
11 days ago
Grand Ledge, MI (17 miles from Okemos, MI)
Ideal candidate has to have dental assistant experience and X-ray Certified. Must be an excellent communicator and team player. High energetic person with bubbly personality...
12 days ago
Sonja G Norris DDS PLLC - Grand Ledge, MI (17 miles from Okemos, MI)
We are looking to hire a full time dental assistant in grand ledge....
30+ days ago
Mika Orthodontics PLC - Perry, MI (12 miles from Okemos, MI)
Are you looking for a challenging, yet rewarding, profession? Do you enjoy having fun in a fast-paced environment? Do you like to smile and make others smile? If so, we want you to join our team!...
45+ days ago
Ross Medical Education Center - Lansing, MI (6 miles from Okemos, MI)
Requirements 3+ years experience in the field and a national certification as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA from AMT) or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA from DANB) and formal training in a dental...
45+ days ago

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