Dental Assistant Jobs in Walled Lake, 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 - Canton, MI (15 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (15 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Sterling Heights, MI (21 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
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18 hours ago DentalOne Partners
Great Expressions - Canton, MI (15 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
1 day ago
Great Expressions - Allen Park, MI (24 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
2 days ago
Troy, MI (17 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
A Board Certified established orthodontic practice is now hiring a dedicated qualified part time clinical assistant/receptionist with dental office experience. Will train in orthodontics. A unique...
1 day ago
Great Expressions - Allen Park, MI (24 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...
18 hours ago
Walled Lake, MI
Someone who has knowledge, skills and experience in Dental Assistant/receptionist including and not limited to * good and pleasant communication skills with patients * time management * actively looking...
3 days ago
J - Walled Lake, MI
Job strengths: Four Handed Dentistry/ Digital X-Ray/Taking Impressions/Crown and Bridge/Dental Terminology/ with compassion towards our patients comfort for an exceptional dental experience....
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5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - West Bloomfield, MI (5 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
5 days ago
Midwest Dental - Holly, MI (16 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Merit Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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7 days ago Midwest Dental
Elite Dental Partners - Southfield, MI (10 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies as directed by Office Manager) REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent Dental Assistant...
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9 days ago Elite Dental Partners
Honor Community Health - Pontiac, MI (12 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Job Description: We are currently seeking a fulltime Registered Dental Assistant. Honor Community Health is seeking a Certified or Registered Dental Assistant to join our team....
10 days ago
Joseph R. Nemeth DDS & Associates - Southfield, MI (13 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
We need a full time Surgical Dental Assistant who is detail oriented and has a positive outlook. You should be professional, warm and good with people. We are willing to train the right candidate....
11 days ago
Royal Dental Center - West Bloomfield, MI (5 miles from Walled Lake, MI)
Looking for an experienced Dental Assistant. preferably one that knows Dentrix Ascend, good with all aspects of dental assisiting...
11 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Walled Lake, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

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

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