Dental Assistant Jobs in Saginaw, 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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Registered Dental Assistant - Bay City

  • Michigan Community Dental Clinics
  • Bay City, MI (13 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 2 days ago
Pursue your dreams while you lead and grow in your role as a Registered Dental Assistant and beyond....

Registered Dental Assistant RDA

  • Uribe Cosmetic & Family Dental Center
  • Midland, MI (24 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 7 days ago
Experience with Dentrix software preferred POSITION OVERVIEW Assist the doctor during treatment. Prepare patients for treatment. Take and develop x-rays....

Dental Assisting Non Tenure-Track One Renewable Instructor College University Center

  • Delta College
  • University Center, MI (10 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 19 days ago
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a related field Current Certificate for BLS (Healthcare Provider with AED) Registered Dental Assistant License, State of Michigan Certified Dental Assistant...

Licensed Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Midland, MI (24 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 21 days ago
Assistant certification and/or X-ray certification in states where it is required ....

Dental Assisting Non Tenure-Track One Renewable Instructor

  • Delta College
  • University Center, MI (10 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 22 days ago
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a related field Current Certificate for BLS (Healthcare Provider with AED ) Registered Dental Assistant License, State of Michigan Certified Dental Assistant...

Dental Assisting (Non Tenure-Track) One Year Renewable Instructor

  • Delta College
  • University Center, MI (10 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 25 days ago
Required Qualifications Bachelors degree in a related field Current Certificate for BLS (Healthcare Provider with AED ) Registered Dental Assistant License, State of Michigan Certified Dental Assistant...

Orthodontic Assistant

  • Smile Doctors
  • Saginaw, MI
  • 27 days ago
The vision of Smile Doctors is our people-first culture which creates an environment of passionate, caring Team Members dedicated to providing fun and encouraging relationships with each other and...

Dental Assisting Adjunct Instructor - Sub College University Center

  • Delta College
  • University Center, MI (10 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 30+ days ago
Required Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Registered Dental Assistant License, State of Michigan 2 years recent, relevant clinical chairside experience Eligible to take CDA exam through Dental...

Dental Assisting Adjunct Instructor - Sub

  • Delta College
  • University Center, MI (10 miles from Saginaw, MI)
  • 30+ days ago
Required Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS * Registered Dental Assistant License, State of Michigan * 2 years recent, relevant clinical chairside experience * Eligible to take CDA exam through...

Dental Assistant- Will Train

  • APS Employment Services
  • Saginaw, 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....

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

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