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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Great Expressions - Southfield, MI
Overview Our Southfield practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant....
2 days ago
Utica, MI
Part time dental assistant position is available. Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30pm-6:15pm....
1 day ago
Great Expressions - Wyandotte, MI
Overview Our Wyandotte practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant....
1 day ago
North American Dental Group - Hazel Park, MI
Overview Dental Care of Michigan - Hazel Park, 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...
2 hours ago
Smile Doctors - Rochester Hills, MI
while providing the ultimate patient experience Educate the patients on orthodontic care Assist in patient care including; tying in wires, delivering/removing appliances, digital scanning, digital x-rays...
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Livonia, MI
x ray...
2 days ago
North American Dental Group - Shelby Twp, MI
Overview Dental Care of Michigan - Shelby, 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...
12 hours ago
Veterans Health Administration - Battle Creek, MI
Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification 5 years or greater General dental or prosthodontic assisting experience References: VA Handbook 5005/46, Part II, Appendix G36....
3 hours ago
Veterans Health Administration - Ann Arbor, MI
supervisor dental assistant or the treating dentist....
1 day ago
Flint, MI
Seeking responsible, detail oriented Dental Assistant, must be reliable and dedicated. Will train. e-mail Resume please....
1 day ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI
We are looking for a Full Time or Part Time Certified Dental Assistant....
Great Expressions - Ypsilanti, MI
Overview Our Ypsilanti practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant....
1 day ago
Great Expressions - Garden City, MI
Overview Our Garden City practice is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant....
1 day ago
Great Expressions - Livonia, MI
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Southfield, MI
Overview Our affiliated office The Best Braces is looking to add a full-time Orthodontic Dental Assistant to our team....

Demographic Data for Michigan

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

Led by experts from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)s Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve...


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...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Michigan

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

$36,026

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Michigan offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • 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 Michigan
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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