Dental Assistant Jobs in Trenton, 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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Western Wayne Family Health Centers - Inkster, MI (12 miles from Trenton, MI)
Takes X-rays, processes, labels, and stores X-ray film. Takes inventory of dental instruments and supplies. Logs all treatment data and maintains patient records....
3 days ago
Great Expressions - Livonia, MI (18 miles from Trenton, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
4 days ago
Ascension Health - Detroit, MI (17 miles from Trenton, MI)
JOB DETAILS JOB DETAILS Dental Assistant - Dental Residency Clinic Job Code Number 24261014 Job Description We Are Hiring Dental Assistant- Dental Residency Clinic - Part-Time, 20 hours/week - Detroit...
6 days ago
Polyviou Family Dentistry PC - Lincoln Park, MI (8 miles from Trenton, 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...
Covenant Community Care - Detroit, MI (17 miles from Trenton, MI)
Students recently completing a Dental Assistant program are welcome to apply....
10 days ago
McLaren Health Care - Detroit, MI (17 miles from Trenton, MI)
Qualifications: Certification by State of Michigan via x-ray certification course and passage of Radiation Health and Safety Exam. Two years of related experience....
10 days ago
Great Expressions - Ferndale, MI (23 miles from Trenton, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
12 days ago
North American Dental Group - Canton, MI (19 miles from Trenton, MI)
Overview Dental Care of Michigan - Canton, MI 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...
12 days ago
Canton, MI (19 miles from Trenton, MI)
Offering a full time position for a certified dental assistant....
14 days ago
Executive Dental Partners - Southgate, MI (5 miles from Trenton, MI)
We are hiring a dental assistant. Must have dental experience....
14 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Detroit, MI (17 miles from Trenton, MI)
assistant, or in a customer-focused role desired Associated topics: assistant, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, x ray...
16 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Trenton, MI
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17 days ago
Detroit, MI (17 miles from Trenton, MI)
Dental assistant needed for growing dental practice looking for motivated individuals who have dental experience, with a team approach, Cerec, and Eaglesoft used, all digital, paperless....
20 days ago
Detroit, MI (17 miles from Trenton, MI)
assistant certificate from an accredited vocational school (preferred) 1+ years of dental assisting experience X-ray certification a plus Current BLS and CPR certification Excellent understanding of...
26 days ago
Canton, MI (19 miles from Trenton, MI)
Looking for a part time dental assistant for a family-oriented pediatric dentist office. Perfect for someone who wants to work 1-2 days a week....
27 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Trenton, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Trenton, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • 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 Trenton, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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