Dental Assistant Jobs in Ypsilanti, 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 - Wayne, MI (12 miles from Ypsilanti, 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...
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Wixom, MI (22 miles from Ypsilanti, 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...
1 day ago
Westland, MI (15 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Dental Assistant....
21 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Westland, MI (15 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Qualifications X-ray license for the state of Michigan 1-2 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant Experience with Orthodontic Assisting required Additional benefits for full-time employees:...
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Westland, MI (15 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Our preferred candidate will have 3-4 years of Dental Assisting experience, and will be x-ray certified. We offer competitive pay and benefits!...
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3 days ago Dental Care Alliance
DentalOne Partners - Northville, MI (14 miles from Ypsilanti, 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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3 days ago DentalOne Partners
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI 48103, MI (12 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
We are looking for A Full Time or Part Time Dental Assistant....
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5 days ago Ann Arbor's Dentist
Ross Education, LLC - Canton, MI (11 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
DENTAL ASSISTANT - INSTRUCTOR Job Summary Dental Assistant Instructors use their training and practical experience in 4-handed dentistry to teach Ross Dental Assistant students what they need to succeed...
7 days ago
Ross Education, LLC - Ann Arbor, MI (12 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
DENTAL ASSISTANT - INSTRUCTOR Job Summary Dental Assistant Instructors use their training and practical experience in 4-handed dentistry to teach Ross Dental Assistant students what they need to succeed...
7 days ago
Livonia, MI (17 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Dental Assistant and RDH Needed!...
7 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Lincoln Park, MI (22 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Our Lincoln Park dental group is seeking a full time qualified, professional, and motivated General Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
9 days ago
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Monroe, MI (21 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Overview 1,000 sign-on bonus* Position Summary A Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) performs a variety of dental assisting duties, within compliance of state regulations, to promote quality dental care...
10 days ago
Grand River Family Dentistry - Detroit, MI (24 miles from Ypsilanti, 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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10 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Livonia, MI (17 miles from Ypsilanti, MI)
Our Livonia dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, part-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
17 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Ypsilanti, MI

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

$38,461

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Ypsilanti, MI offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • 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 Ypsilanti, MI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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