Dental Assistant Jobs in Inver Grove Heights, 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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American Dental Partners - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
1 day ago
Metro Dentalcare - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Assistant License is required or in process of obtaining to perform expanded functions to qualify for this position...
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5 hours ago
Park Dental - Eagan, MN (6 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Preferred Qualifications High degree of skill in performing all expanded functions, such as fabrication of temporary crowns, placement of sealants, and administration of nitrous oxide Experience in...
3 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - White Bear Lake, MN (18 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
When you join us as a Dental Assistant, youll discover an organization that invests in you and your future....
5 days ago
St Louis Park, MN (16 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Assistant License is required or in process of obtaining to perform expanded functions to qualify for this position Essential Responsibilities: Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard...
6 days ago
Midwest Dental - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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6 days ago Midwest Dental
Midwest Dental - West Saint Paul, MN (7 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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6 days ago Midwest Dental
Snoring & Sleep Apnea Dental Treatment Center - Minneapolis, MN (15 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Licensed Dental Assistant or Hygenist Snoring & Sleep Apnea Dental Treatment Center MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota 55439 See More Results Description Are you looking for a change from traditional chairside...
6 days ago
Apple Valley, MN (9 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
6 days ago
Midwest Dental - North Oaks, MN (17 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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7 days ago Midwest Dental
Park Dental - Saint Louis Park, MN (16 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Preferred Qualifications High degree of skill in performing all expanded functions, such as fabrication of temporary crowns, placement of sealants, and administration of nitrous oxide Experience in...
7 days ago
Mendota, MN (7 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Small, SAFE Endodontic office looking to hire a full time Dental Assistant. M- F 4.5 days, no evenings, no weekends! Flexible time off. Licensing and experience preferred....
7 days ago
Richfield, MN (12 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
8 days ago
Saint Paul, MN (8 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Our dental office is seeking a full-time dental assistant. We value expert communication skills, accuracy, teamwork focused, high energy, and organizational ability....
8 days ago
Clearchoice Dental Implant Centers - Hopkins, MN (21 miles from Inver Grove Heights, MN)
Job Information ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers Dental Assistant - Surgical Assistant in Edina, Minnesota Dental Assistant - Surgical Assistant ClearChoice was founded in 2005 to bring an innovative...
9 days ago

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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...

Clinical Dental Assistant

When you become a dental assistant, you'll enjoy a career that is not only fulfilling, but also rewarding. Caring dental assistants truly make a difference with clients, providing comfort and...


Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Inver Grove Heights, MN

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

$50,498

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Inver Grove Heights, MN offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • 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 Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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