Dental Assistant Jobs in Cottage Grove, MN

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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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry invites applications for a clinical-track, full-time faculty position in the Division of Orthodontics (Department of Developmental and Surgical...
3 days ago
Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
To perform Dental Assistant must have completed Restorative Expanded Functions training Place and remove matrix bands Fabricate, cement, and adjust temporary restorations extraorally or intraorally...
2 days ago
Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
To perform Dental Assistant must have completed Restorative Expanded Functions training * Place and remove matrix bands * Fabricate, cement, and adjust temporary restorations extraorally or intraorally...
17 hours ago
Hennepin County - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
We are seeking three Dental Assistants to join our team....
2 days ago
Britely Dentures + Implants Studio - Minneapolis, MN (24 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
Assistant (Surgical preferred) Dental Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify X-Ray Certification where state regulations specify Optimistic, Cheerful & Can-Do Attitude Passion for Providing...
Midwest Dental - White Bear Lake, MN (19 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
Overview Patient Services Representative/Dental Assistant FULL TIME Midwest Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Park Dental - Saint Paul, MN (12 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients."...
1 day ago
HealthPartners - Saint Paul, MN (12 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
SIGN ON BONUS Required Qualifications:Must be a registered dental assistant in the state of Minnesota....
20 hours ago
St Paul Oral Surgery - Saint Paul, MN (12 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
Assistant License is required or in process of obtaining to perform expanded functions to qualify for this position Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation....
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Louis Park, MN (22 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Paul, MN (12 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
Endodontic Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Savage, MN (22 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
Now is the time to join Dentists Of Savage. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and...
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Richfield, MN (17 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
5 days ago
Pride Health - Minneapolis, MN (20 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
with four-handed dentistry If interested, please apply today!...
7 days ago
Community Dental Care - Maplewood, MN (14 miles from Cottage Grove, MN)
JOIN OUR TEAM: Community Dental Care seeks a part-time Licensed Dental Assistant to join our Maplewood PM team. Help make a difference at a non-profit!...
11 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Cottage Grove, MN

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Cottage Grove, MN as reported by the BLS.

$50,498

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Cottage Grove, MN offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • 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 Cottage Grove, MN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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