Dental Assistant Jobs in Waterford, 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 Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Orion, MI (8 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 17 hours ago
Our [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Dental Assistant - Career Advancement program helps to protect both our patients and our employees....

Dental Assistant - Flexible Schedule

  • Aspen Dental
  • Livonia, MI (19 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 1 day ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Warren, MI (23 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 1 day ago
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license Experience working as a Dental Assistant, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program New grads are encouraged to apply...

Dental Assistant Excellent Opportunity!

  • Troy, MI (13 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 3 days ago
We have a unique opportunity for a full time dental assistant with the goal to transition to our Lead Dental Assistant....

Dental Assistant - Flexible Schedule

  • Aspen Dental
  • Orion, MI (8 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 17 hours ago
Our [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Dental Assistant - Flexible Schedule program helps to protect both our patients and our employees....

Dental assistant

  • Troy, MI (13 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 3 days ago
The job duty will include preparing rooms, sterilizing dental instruments, chairside assisting and taking radiographs....

Dental Assistant

  • Aspen Dental
  • Orion, MI (8 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 16 hours ago
Our [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Dental Assistant program helps to protect both our patients and our employees....

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Westland, MI (21 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 3 days ago
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license 2+ years of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them and recognize the...

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Livonia, MI (19 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 3 days ago
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license 2+ years of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them and recognize the...

Dental Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Canton, MI (22 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 6 days ago
Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of the practices patients and doctors....

Hygiene Assistant

  • North American Dental Group
  • Brighton, MI (18 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 8 days ago
Dental Assisting Certification, state required education, or prior on the job training One or more years of experience preferred Radiography/ X-RAY certification for respective state Proficient in MS...

$21.00 - $24.00 PER HOUR / EXPERIENCED SUPER STAR DENTAL ASSISTANT TO JOIN OUR DREAM TEAM

  • Jamie Hafke DDS
  • Walled Lake, MI (7 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 8 days ago
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....

Hygiene Assistant

  • Great Expressions
  • Rochester Hills, MI (14 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 12 days ago
Qualifications Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred...

Dental Assisting Career Starts Here S Of Class

  • Farmington, MI (9 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 13 days ago
QR Code Link to This Post Start your next professional journey today as a Dental Assistant at the Michigan Dental Assisting School!...

Dental Assistant

  • North American Dental Group
  • Warren, MI (23 miles from Waterford, MI)
  • 17 days ago
Overview Dental Care of Michigan - Warren, 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...

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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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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Waterford, MI

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Highest Education Level

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

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