Dental Assistant Jobs in Lakeville, 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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Minneapolis, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
We need to expand our Camp Smile Family and are searching for the right licensed dental assistant for our Chaska, Excelsior, and Plymouth offices....
3 days ago
South Suburban Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons - New Prague, MN (15 miles from Lakeville, MN)
Registered Dental Assistant needed for our multiple doctor oral surgery clinic 24-32 hours per week. Our offices are located in Burnsville, Inver Grove Heights, Northfield, and New Prague....
1 day ago
Minneapolis, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
FT Dental Assistant Our dental team within the Indian Health Board is looking for a Dental Assistant who is passionate about providing optimal care for an underserved population....
1 day ago
Excelsior, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
We need to expand our Camp Smile Family and are searching for the right licensed orthodontic dental assistant for our Chaska, Excelsior and Plymouth offices....
3 days ago
Saint Paul, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
Full Time / Part Time Dental Assistant Job Opening at Mounds View Family Dental. New Grads Welcome, Our Dr., and Team are very supportive and we love to teach and help each other out!...
2 days ago
Heartland Dental - Minneapolis, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
3 days ago
Chanhassen, MN (19 miles from Lakeville, MN)
We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious, team oriented dental assistant who has a commitment to learning new technology and growing professionally....
1 day ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Minneapolis, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
Some complex patient procedures are preformed under indirect supervision of more experienced dental assistants or dental supervisor....
1 day ago
Saint Paul, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
travel for some trainings (covid pending) Our privately owned two doctor, fee for service practice located in Highland Park, St Paul is looking for a Licensed Dental Assistant....
3 days ago
Saint Paul, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
Licensed Dental Assistant-LDA (Apple Valley) ( google map ) compensation: Competitive Wages employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Are you an energetic and motivated Licensed Dental Assistant...
4 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Saint Paul, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
terminology, instruments and equipment Benefits Medical, dental and vision insurance Continuing Education (CE Units) Paid time off Tuition Reimbursement Child care assistance 401K Paid time to volunteer...
4 days ago
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
Minnesota Dental Assistant License.* Current CPR Certification....
5 days ago
American Dental Partners - Saint Paul, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
A current Minnesota Dental 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...
6 days ago
Minneapolis, MN (24 miles from Lakeville, MN)
Anthony and are looking for a full-time dental assistant to join our team. Flexibility to work at all locations is a must....
7 days ago
Edina, MN (19 miles from Lakeville, MN)
Established periodontal practice is seeking a caring and outgoing part-time or full-time licensed dental assistant to join our outstanding patient-focused office....
7 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lakeville, MN

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

$50,498

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lakeville, MN offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • 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 Lakeville, MN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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