Dental Assistant Jobs in Romulus, 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 - Flexible Schedule

  • Aspen Dental
  • Livonia, MI (11 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 1 day ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Dental Assistant opportunity

  • Dearborn, MI (10 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 2 days ago
We an opportunity for a part-time dental assistant. We are creating a new team and looking for a lead assistant that can help provide excellent patient care....

Hygiene Assistant

  • Great Expressions
  • Detroit, MI (17 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 2 days ago
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Westland, MI (9 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 3 days ago
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license 2+ years of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them and recognize the...

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Livonia, MI (11 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 3 days ago
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license 2+ years of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them and recognize the...

Dental Assistant

  • Detroit, MI (17 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 5 days ago
Full or part time dental assistant needed for busy Detroit dental practice. Experience preferred but not necessary. Potential for signing bonus....

Dental Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Canton, MI (11 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 6 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Licensed Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Monroe, MI (21 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 6 days ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required Salary: $15 - $19 / hour Additional notes or details: This will be for a float position between Monroe, Holland and...

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Taylor, MI (4 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 6 days ago
Assist during a variety of treatment procedures Take dental X-rays Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Manage infection control prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment Educate patients...

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  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Detroit, MI (17 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 8 days ago
Three (3) years of Dental Assistant experience in an oral surgery or dental clinic....

Hygiene Assistant

  • Great Expressions Dental Centers
  • Monroe, MI (21 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 8 days ago
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...

Dental Assistant

  • Polyviou Family Dentistry PC
  • Lincoln Park, MI (8 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 8 days ago
You must have the following skills: Four-Handed Dentistry Able to take x-rays Able to make Temporaries Able to confidently speak to patient about treatment Familiar with Invisalign and using the Itero...

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Detroit, MI (17 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 9 days ago
Overview Gentle Dental Gratiot is looking for a full-time Dental Assistant in Detroit, MI to assist our clinical team by providing a high level of patient care and satisfaction while operating in a...

Dental Assistant

  • Covenant Community Care
  • Detroit, MI (17 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 10 days ago
Students recently completing a Dental Assistant program are welcome to apply....

Dental Assistant-Part Time-26hrs-Days-Detroit/Royal Oak

  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Detroit, MI (17 miles from Romulus, MI)
  • 10 days ago
Demonstrates clinical competence as a Dental Assistant. MUST have Oral Surgery/Dentistry experience....

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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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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Romulus, MI

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Romulus, 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 Romulus, MI
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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