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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Dental Care Alliance - Detroit, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have a minimum of 1 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience. X-ray certification is preferred but not required to be considered for the position....
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19 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Detroit, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our ideal Dental Assistant will have a minimum of 2 year of hands on Dental Assistant experience and and x-ray license for the state of Michigan....
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1 day ago Dental Care Alliance
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
1 day ago
Taylor, MI
EXPERIENCED DENTAL ASSISTANT NEEDED IN BUSY DOWNRIVER DENTAL OFFICE PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE NO EVENINGS NO WEEKENDS PLEASE CALL TO SET UP AN INTERVIEW AT ......
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Allen Park, MI (3 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Allen Park, MI (3 miles from Taylor, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
18 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Eastpointe, MI (23 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
3 days ago
Heartland Dental - Warren, MI (24 miles from Taylor, MI)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - West Bloomfield, MI (22 miles from Taylor, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
5 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Monroe, MI (24 miles from Taylor, MI)
Overview Position Summary - Signing Bonus $1,000 Comprehensive benefits pkg including Health Ins, Vision, Dental, retirement w/matching 5%, gym membership reimbursements, & uniforms* A Registered Dental...
6 days ago
Detroit, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
Full or part time dental assistant needed for busy Detroit dental practice. Experience preferred but not necessary. Potential for signing bonus....
7 days ago
Aspen Dental - Detroit, MI (13 miles from Taylor, MI)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
7 days ago
Polyviou Family Dentistry PC - Lincoln Park, MI (4 miles from Taylor, MI)
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...
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8 days ago

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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 Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • 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 Taylor, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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