Dental Assistant Jobs in Perry, 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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Mika Orthodontics PLC - Perry, 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!...
4 days ago
DAG Dental - Howell, MI (21 miles from Perry, MI)
We are looking to add a Dental Assistant to our team at Kellogg Dental in Howell, MI. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join an outstanding patient focused practice....
4 days ago
Ross Medical Education Center - Lansing, MI (18 miles from Perry, 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...
6 days ago
Mason, MI (19 miles from Perry, MI)
Busy Mason MI 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....
12 days ago

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