Dental Assistant Jobs in Minnesota

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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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Minneapolis, MN
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry invites applications for a clinical-track, full-time faculty position in the Division of Orthodontics (Department of Developmental and Surgical...
2 days ago
Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN
To perform Dental Assistant must have completed Restorative Expanded Functions training Place and remove matrix bands Fabricate, cement, and adjust temporary restorations extraorally or intraorally...
1 day ago
Valley Dental Group - Minneapolis, 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....
Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency - Minneapolis, MN
To perform Dental Assistant must have completed Restorative Expanded Functions training * Place and remove matrix bands * Fabricate, cement, and adjust temporary restorations extraorally or intraorally...
9 hours ago
Hennepin County - Minneapolis, MN
We are seeking three Dental Assistants to join our team....
1 day ago
Britely Dentures + Implants Studio - Minneapolis, MN
Assistant (Surgical preferred) Dental Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify X-Ray Certification where state regulations specify Optimistic, Cheerful & Can-Do Attitude Passion for Providing...
Maple Grove, MN
exceptional communication skills -Is equipped with a positive and upbeat attitude -Has a passion for dentistry and delivering exceptional patient care -Experience in or willingness to learn digital x-rays...
10 hours ago
Midwest Dental - White Bear Lake, MN
Overview Patient Services Representative/Dental Assistant FULL TIME Midwest Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
HealthPartners - Saint Paul, MN
SIGN ON BONUS Required Qualifications:Must be a registered dental assistant in the state of Minnesota....
12 hours ago
Park Dental - Saint Paul, MN
The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients."...
16 hours ago
East Grand Forks Dental Care - East Grand Forks, MN
East Grand Forks Dental Care is seeking a Registered/Licensed Dental Assistant to add to our team!...
St Paul Oral Surgery - Saint Paul, 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....
3 days ago
Dayton, MN
Front desk help needed, dental experience is a plus. Patient communication, basic data entry, light cleaning and maintenance. Experiance preferred but training is available.
3 days ago
Aspen Dental - Mankato, MN
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
4 days ago
Faribault, MN
Midwest Dental is looking for a talented professional to fill a full-time Dental Assistant position in our Faribault office (Monday-Friday)....
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Minnesota

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

$48,384

Highest Education Level

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

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