Dental Assistant Jobs in Royal Oak, 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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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oak Park, MI (2 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and grow professionally at our Oak Park dental practice!...
2 days ago
North American Dental Group - Rochester, MI (16 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
3 days ago
Grand River Family Dentistry - Detroit, MI (7 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
We are hiring for part and full time, Hygienist, Dental Assistant, and Front Desk Team. If you have a desire to work for the best, and you are passionate and excited about dentistry....
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2 days ago
Confidential - Sterling Heights, MI (9 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
We are looking for an outstanding dental assistant to join our team in providing ideal dentistry to our guest in an enjoyable atmosphere....
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2 days ago Confidential
Detroit, MI (10 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Dental assistant needed full time for busy Detroit dental office. Position requires experience and ability to take radiographs. Dental software experience would be a plus but not required....
1 day ago
DentalOne Partners - Northville, MI (21 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Practice Northville DentalWorks Overview As a Dental Assistant for a DentalOne Partners supported practice, patient care is your #1 priority and focus....
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2 days ago DentalOne Partners
Heartland Dental - Troy, MI (8 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
3 days ago
Clinton Twp, MI (12 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Full Time experienced dental assistant wanted in a general dentistry office in Clinton twp. great compensation. please email your resume to .......
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, MI (20 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
For more information, please contact * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes...
5 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Sterling Heights, MI (6 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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5 days ago DentalOne Partners
Heartland Dental - Farmington Hills, MI (13 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Dental Assistant $1500 Sign on bonus!...
5 days ago
North American Dental Group - Saint Clair Shores, MI (12 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
6 days ago
North American Dental Group - Shelby Twp, MI (14 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant/Front Desk Coordinator Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first...
6 days ago
North American Dental Group - Shelby Twp, MI (14 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
6 days ago
Madison Heights, MI (2 miles from Royal Oak, MI)
Immediate start for experienced, personable dental assistant....
6 days ago

Demographic Data for Royal Oak, MI

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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...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


Clinical Dental Assistant

When you become a dental assistant, you'll enjoy a career that is not only fulfilling, but also rewarding. Caring dental assistants truly make a difference with clients, providing comfort and...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Royal Oak, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Royal Oak, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Royal Oak, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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