Dental Assistant Jobs in Michigan

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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Ann Arbor, MI
Looking for an experienced chairside dental assistant to join our team of caring professionals. We have a wonderful staff and a modern facility....
2 days ago
West Bloomfield, MI
We are looking for a dental assistant 2-3 days a week. We are a small Private practice in West Bloomfield. We have gone above and beyond to keep our staff and patients safe....
2 days ago
Warren, MI
Looking for a team oriented Dental Assistant for a busy private practice. Mondays (all day) Thursday/Friday (half day) and every other Saturday (half day)....
1 day ago
Integrity Placement Group - Howell, MI
The Position : Our client is looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join their PPO/FFS practice....
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Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Port Huron, MI
X-ray certified preferred....
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Roseville, MI
Our Roseville Ortho dental group is seeking a qualified, professional and motivated, full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
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Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI
We are looking for A Full Time or Part Time Dental Assistant....
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Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center - Gwinn, MI
State of Michigan Registered Dental Assistant license Life support certification Experience and Skills Required: Experience in customer service Demonstrated attention to detail and human relations...
2 days ago
Aspen Dental - Sterling Heights, MI
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
2 days ago
Integrity Placement Group - Mount Pleasant, MI
The Position : Our client is looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join their PPO/FFS practice....
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Westland, MI
Our Westland, Michigan 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...
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Integrity Placement Group - Garden City, MI
The Position : Our client is looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join their PPO/FFS practice....
1 day ago
Franklin, MI
We are a busy, fun, creative team who loves what they do. YOU are a kind, team player, whose passion for what you do shows in your smile and can do attitude. YOU have at least 1 year dental...
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Flint, MI
Overview We are growing and are looking to add an Ortho Assistant to our team. This is a full-time Ortho Assistant position. The Ortho Assistant must have an x-ray license for the state of...
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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...


HIPAA for Dental Offices
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation and address its application within a dental office setting. To ensure the privacy of protected health information,...

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