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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Licensed Dental Assistant Pediatric Dental Clinic - 0 Fte

  • University of Minnesota
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 10 hours ago
Perform four-handed dentistry Prepare and clean operatories Sterilize instruments Perform expanded functions as directed and required for patient care Communicates effectively with patients and other...

Licensed Dental Assistant - Bloomington

  • Park Dental
  • Bloomington, MN
  • 12 hours ago
The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients."...

Licensed Dental Assistant - Edinborough Way

  • Park Dental
  • Hopkins, MN
  • 11 hours ago
Dental Assistant to join our team-oriented practice....

Licensed Dental Assistant

  • Park Dental
  • Minnetonka, MN
  • 1 day ago
The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients."...
Previous dental assistant experience is helpful, but not required. Must be LDA!...

Licensed Dental Assistant

  • Stockton, MN
  • 2 days ago
QR Code Link to This Post Full time licensed MN dental assistant for growing pediatric dental office...

Dental Assistant (General Dentistry Practice)

  • Aspen Dental
  • Roseville, MN
  • moments ago
Dental Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify. High School Diploma or equivalent....

Dental Assistant - Career Advancement

  • Aspen Dental
  • Roseville, MN
  • 2 days ago
Dental Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify. High School Diploma or equivalent....

Licensed Dental Assistant

  • Park Dental
  • Champlin, MN
  • 3 days ago
The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients."...

Dental Assistant

  • East Grand Forks Dental Care
  • East Grand Forks, MN
  • 3 days ago
Immediate opening for a highly motivated, friendly and responsible dental assistant to join our team. We are looking for someone career orientated with a passion for excellent patient care....

Licensed Dental Assistant (Pediatric Dental Clinic) - 1.0 FTE

  • University of Minnesota Physicians
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 4 days ago
Perform four-handed dentistry Prepare and clean operatories Sterilize instruments Perform expanded functions as directed and required for patient care Communicates effectively with patients and other...

Dental Assistant - Pediatric Dentistry Clinic

  • University of Minnesota
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 4 days ago
Maintain clinical x-ray area. Daily, weekly, monthly cleaning and maintenance of assigned clinic areas. Order and maintain adequate stock of dental supplies needed in the clinical and lab areas....

Licensed Dental Assistant

  • Pacific Dental Services
  • Chaska, MN
  • 4 days ago
Registered Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties....

Licensed Dental Assistant - St. Louis Park

  • Park Dental
  • Saint Louis Park, MN
  • 5 days ago
The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients."...

Licensed Dental Assistant - Woodbury

  • Park Dental
  • Woodbury, MN
  • 5 days ago
The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients."...

Demographic Data for Minnesota

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Minnesota

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Minnesota offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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