Dental Assistant Jobs in Taylor, 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 - Canton, MI (13 miles from Taylor, 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...
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Northville, MI (18 miles from Taylor, 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
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Warren, MI (24 miles from Taylor, MI)
Dental Assistants since YOU are the reason for our patients' experiences....
3 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Ypsilanti, MI (18 miles from Taylor, MI)
Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant $1,000 sign on bonus!...
23 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, MI (6 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our Wayne dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing Ortho...
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Livonia, MI (11 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our Livonia dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, part-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, MI (6 miles from Taylor, MI)
Overview Our Wayne dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Detroit, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
For more information, please contact [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Hygiene Assistant Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology...
5 days ago
Detroit, MI (13 miles from Taylor, 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....
7 days ago
Grand River Family Dentistry - Detroit, MI (13 miles from Taylor, 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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9 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oak Park, MI (17 miles from Taylor, MI)
Overview Our Oak Park dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a...
9 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (18 miles from Taylor, MI)
Overview Position Summary $1,000 sign-on bonus A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of dental assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care...
10 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (18 miles from Taylor, MI)
X-ray certified preferred....
10 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, MI (6 miles from Taylor, 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...
11 days ago
Heartland Dental - Farmington Hills, MI (20 miles from Taylor, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Dental Assistant $1500 Sign on bonus!...
12 days ago

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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...

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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...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Taylor, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Taylor, 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 Taylor, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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