Dental Assistant Jobs in Wayne, 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 - Oak Park, MI (17 miles from Wayne, MI)
Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing clinical staff and grow professionally at our Oak Park dental practice!...
2 days ago
Grand River Family Dentistry - Detroit, MI (13 miles from Wayne, 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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2 days ago
Detroit, MI (18 miles from Wayne, 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....
23 hours ago
DentalOne Partners - Northville, MI (12 miles from Wayne, 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
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Wayne, 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...
3 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Ypsilanti, MI (12 miles from Wayne, MI)
X-ray certified preferred....
3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wayne, 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...
5 days ago
Heartland Dental - Farmington Hills, MI (16 miles from Wayne, MI)
Overview Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Dental Assistant $1500 Sign on bonus!...
5 days ago
North American Dental Group - Flat Rock, MI (11 miles from Wayne, MI)
Overview 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 patient first, every visit....
5 days ago
Madison Heights, MI (22 miles from Wayne, MI)
Immediate start for experienced, personable dental assistant....
6 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oak Park, MI (17 miles from Wayne, MI)
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 high-performing...
6 days ago
Westland, MI (4 miles from Wayne, MI)
well established general practice looking to add a team member,must be proficient, compassionate, friendly team player willing to learn and grow professionally.
7 days ago
Brandon H Barton Jr DDS PC - Detroit, MI (21 miles from Wayne, MI)
Full time Dental Assistant in busy office. Excellent pay and benefits...
Remote Work
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7 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Livonia, MI (7 miles from Wayne, 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...
7 days ago
Jamie Hafke DDS - Walled Lake, MI (20 miles from Wayne, MI)
Professional Dental Assistant, Part Time to join our amazing Dream Team!!...
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8 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Wayne, MI

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

$34,115

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Highest Education Level

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

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