Dental Assistant Jobs in Peterborough, NH

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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Aspen Dental - Bedford, NH (20 miles from Peterborough, NH)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
3 days ago
Community Health Connections - Fitchburg, MA (21 miles from Peterborough, NH)
Minimum 1 year experience as a dental assistant. CPR Certified Mass State License Proficient reading, writing, and speaking in English....
Community Health Connections - Fitchburg, MA (21 miles from Peterborough, NH)
.* Take, develop and mount x-rays (DANB national certification)* Prepare work to be sent to dental laboratories.* Works as part of team and works at the Community Health Center as required.* Demonstrate...
11 days ago
Spoonwood Dental Partners/Raynor Dental - Peterborough, NH
General Job Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive Dental Assistant for our well-established office!...
Raynor Dental - Keene, NH (18 miles from Peterborough, NH)
General Job Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive Dental Assistant for our well-established office!...
Central New England Endodontics & Implantology - Fitchburg, MA (21 miles from Peterborough, NH)
Central New England Endodontics is currently looking to hire a few full time Certified Dental Assistant....
Glen Lake Dental - Goffstown, NH (21 miles from Peterborough, NH)
Dental Hygiene OpportunityIf you are interested in becoming part of an excellent team and working in a prevention-oriented practice, we would love to hear from you! We at Glen Lake Dental are...
13 days ago
Mount Wachusett Community College - Gardner, MA (19 miles from Peterborough, NH)
POSSIBLE COURSES: Click Here Requirements: Minimum Requirements: Baccalaureate degree with a major in course content area; CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) or experience working as a dental assistant...
45+ days ago
Correct Care Solutions - Gardner, MA (19 miles from Peterborough, NH)
Develops and mounts x-ray films as needed Performs intra-oral tasks with dentist supervision Maintains x-ray unit, processor, autoclave and dental unit(s) according to specifications Notifies H.S.A...
60+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Amherst, NH (16 miles from Peterborough, NH)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Peterborough, NH

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Highest Education Level

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

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