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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Hibbeln and Kowal Dental - Rochester Hills, MI
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Dental Assistant on a part-time basis to supplement our existing team to work 2 3 days per week (must be available to work Wednesdays from 9:30 am to...
2 days ago
SmileDirectClub - Farmington Hills, MI
That's why we're looking for energetic, passionate, and confident Dental Assistants who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?...
1 day ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI 48103, MI
We are seeking out a talented dental hygiene team member to join our practice. Could it be you? Your job can have a significant impact on your overall quality of life. Have you been able to find a...
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5 hours ago Ann Arbor's Dentist
Aspen Dental - Canton, MI
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
9 hours ago
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
CDA or RDA required and must be CPR and x-ray certified. At least 2 years of dental assisting experience....
8 hours ago
Ann Arbor's Dentist - Ann Arbor, MI 48103, MI
We are looking for A Full Time or Part Time Dental Assistant....
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5 hours ago Ann Arbor's Dentist
James C. Komendera D.D.S. P.C. - Lake Orion, MI 48360, MI
We are looking for a full time chairside dental assistant....
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5 hours ago
Manistique Tribal Health Center - Manistique, MI
Job Details * Dental Assistant Intermediate Job Code Number 11543645 Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: The Dental Assistant Intermediate, under the direction of the Dental Director or Chief Solo Dentist...
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Flint, MI
The ideal Dental Assistant will have 1-2 years' of Dental Assistant experience, and will have excellent patient care and customer service skills....
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DentalOne Partners - Sterling Heights, MI
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns, place rubber dam, place amalgam and composite restorations, assist with seating permanent/removable prosthodontics, coronal polishing, sealant placement...
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Community Health Network - Flint, MI
Dental Assistant Job Code Number 11162383 Job Description Hamilton Community Health Network is recruiting for Dental Assistants!...
3 days ago
North American Dental Group - Taylor, 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....
3 days ago
North American Dental Group - Hazel Park, 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....
3 days ago
North American Dental Group - Canton, 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....
3 days ago
WorkRocket - Dowagiac, MI
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is searching for a Dental Assistant for their community in Dowagiac, MI....
3 days ago

Demographic Data for Michigan

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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...

Administrative Dental Assistant

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Clinical Dental Assistant

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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 or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • 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 Michigan
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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