Dental Assistant Jobs in Lake Elmo, 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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Pride Health - Minneapolis, MN (18 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
with four-handed dentistry If interested, please apply today!...
1 day ago
Community Dental Care - Maplewood, MN (6 miles from Lake Elmo, 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!...
4 days ago
Community Dental Care - Robbinsdale, MN (21 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
JOIN OUR TEAM: Community Dental Care seeks a full-time Licensed Dental Assistant to join our Robbinsdale team on Fridays. Full-time and part-time shifts are also available....
4 days ago
Sedation & Implant Dentistry - Saint Paul, MN (9 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
Our up-to-date, fast-paced St. Paul office is looking for an open-minded, self-motivated, dependable, friendly, energetic, go-getter licensed dental hygienist with a "can do" attitude to join our...
7 days ago
Krumholz Dentistry - Minneapolis, MN (18 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
Dental Hygienist PositionWould you like to work for one of the most respected dentists in the Minneapolis area? Our dental office is a small, yet busy, comprehensive general dental practice...
7 days ago
Dr. Thomas Hoover - Minneapolis, MN (18 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
Dentrix software experience helpful but not required. Applicant must hold Minnesota Lecensure, current CPR certification and certification to adminsiter local anesthetic and nitrous oxide....
7 days ago
Valley Dental Group - Golden Valley, MN (21 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
Whether you are a new graduate or just looking for a change, Valley Dental Group is what you are looking for! We are looking for a full time licensed dental hygienist, who enjoys making a positive...
7 days ago
Metro Dentalcare - Apple Valley, MN (22 miles from Lake Elmo, 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....
10 days ago
Smile Brands - Minneapolis, MN (18 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
Company Overview: Job Description: What We Need From You A minimum of 1 year related experience Any required state specific licenses or certifications What Well Offer You Unparalleled support to...
10 days ago
Valley Dental Group - Minneapolis, MN (23 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
We are looking for a part or full time licensed dental assistant. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package in a fun AND professional work environment....
Metro Dentalcare - Inver Grove Heights, MN (13 miles from Lake Elmo, 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....
11 days ago
Cottage Grove, MN (12 miles from Lake Elmo, 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....
15 days ago
Aspen Dental - Minneapolis, MN (18 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
Responsibilities Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Take dental radiographs (x-rays) Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize...
15 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Golden Valley, MN (21 miles from Lake Elmo, MN)
In addition, a Dental Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction....
17 days ago
St Louis Park, MN (21 miles from Lake Elmo, 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....
17 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lake Elmo, MN

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

$50,498

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lake Elmo, 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 Lake Elmo, MN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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