Dental Assistant Jobs in Zumbrota, 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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Stynt - Rochester, MN (18 miles from Zumbrota, MN)
Associated topics: assistant, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, efda, oxide, radiographer, steps, x ray...
1 day ago
Stynt - Rochester, MN (18 miles from Zumbrota, MN)
Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical assistant, dental assistant, efda, radiographer, steps, x ray...
1 day ago
Gentling Dental Care - Rochester, MN (18 miles from Zumbrota, MN)
We are looking for a full time Minnesota Licensed Dental Assistant to join our team....
5 days ago
Midwest Dental - Zumbrota, MN
Overview Licensed Dental Assistant **1,500 Sign On Bonus** At Midwest Dental, we are passionate about patient care and service....
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12 days ago Midwest Dental
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN (18 miles from Zumbrota, MN)
The Licensed Dental Assistant is an integral team member who utilizes expanded function duties within their licensure and integrates this into the medical practice to provide direct patient care, indirect...
15 days ago
Community Dental Care - Rochester, MN (18 miles from Zumbrota, MN)
Community Dental Care seeks full-time Licensed Dental Assistants or Dental Assistants in process of getting their license to join our Rochester team! ?...
30+ days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...

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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Zumbrota, MN

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Highest Education Level

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

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