Dental Assistant Jobs in New Ulm, 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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Saint Peter, MN (18 miles from New Ulm, MN)
Part-time or Full-time Registered Dental Assistant Team oriented, fast paced dental office in St. Peter hiring a part-time or full-time registered dental assistant....
3 days ago
Thenewstribune Com - New Ulm, MN
Licensed Dental Assistant/ Patient Relations Coordinator Licensed Dental Assistant/Patient Relations Coordinator position available in our general dentistry office located in New Ulm MN....
14 days ago
New Ulm Dental Clinic - New Ulm, MN
Licensed Dental Assistant/Patient Relations Coordinator Licensed Dental Assistant/Patient Relations Coordinator position available in our general dentistry office located in New Ulm MN....
23 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in New Ulm, MN

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

$48,384

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in New Ulm, MN offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.5%)
  • 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 New Ulm, MN
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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