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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Indian Health Service - White Earth, MN
Special Requirements for GS-5 and above Dental Assistant (Expanded Function): Applicants for Dental Assistant (Expanded Function) positions must have completed l year of acceptable course work, preceptorship...
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Department of Veterans Affairs - Minneapolis, MN
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Midwest Dental - Chatfield, MN
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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Midwest Dental - Waconia, MN
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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Midwest Dental - Wells, MN
Overview Full Time Dental Assistant ** Sign on Bonus $ 2500 ** At Midwest Dental, we are passionate about patient care and service....
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Rush City, MN
We have added a new Dentist and are searching for a Dental Assistant to join our team....
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Dental Care Alliance - Wayzata, MN
Dental assistant will be passing instruments and materials, performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act....
17 hours ago
HealthPartners - Arden Hills, MN
Paul Como Required Qualifications: Must be a registered dental assistant in the state of Minnesota....
6 hours ago
Midwest Dental - Renville, MN
Overview Licensed Dental Assistant ** Sign on Bonus $2500 ** At Midwest Dental, we are passionate about patient care and service....
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Midwest Dental - Faribault, MN
Overview Licensed Dental Assistant **$2,000 Sign On Bonus ** At Midwest Dental, we are passionate about patient care and service....
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Midwest Dental - Minneapolis, 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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Lake Elmo, 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....
15 hours ago
Duluth, MN
Midwest Dental is looking for a talented professional to fill a full-time Dental Assistant position in our Superior office....
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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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Midwest Dental - West Saint Paul, MN
Midwest Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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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 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 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 Minnesota
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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