Dental Assistant Jobs in Allamuchy, NJ

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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Towaco, NJ (24 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Small family dental practice located in Towaco NJ, seeking a friendly and multi-tasking dental assistant. Qualified applicants must have some experience and X-ray license....
1 day ago
Rockaway, NJ (16 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Part-time RDA with **orthodontic experience** Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays in Rockaway. Fridays and 1 Saturday per month in Wayne. Applicant must be out-going, friendly, responsible, and punctual....
3 days ago
Integrated Dental Aesthetic - Kinnelon, NJ (22 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
We are looking for an experienced, exceptional licensed dental assistant to join our dental practice in Kinnelon New Jersey....
Morristown, NJ (19 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Hours: Monday 8:30-5:30pm, Wednesday 8-2pm, Thursday 7:30-1:30pm Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -Chairside Assisting -Dental Charting -Taking digital x-rays and intra-oral photos....
8 days ago
Basking Ridge, NJ (21 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Make great pay as a Dental Assistant working with our productive Drs and team! APPLY TODAY! Looking to hire immediately. Contact us at ... to set up an interview....
8 days ago
Integrated Dental Aesthetic - Kinnelon, NJ (22 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Dental Hygiene can get monotonous! The ideal candidate would be a hygienist who loves dentistry and is looking for a unique challenge and growth in their field. Our practice works on a deeper...
9 days ago
Dental Practice - East Hanover, NJ (24 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
**Here is how WE continue to treat our hygiene patients:*** Each visit is a full 1 hour with the hygienist* We use the latest technology: Intra-Oral Cameras, Digital X-rays* Active Perio Program: Chart...
9 days ago
Morris Plains, NJ (17 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Dentrix is preferred...
15 days ago
Zufall Health - Dover, NJ (14 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Certified and Registered Dental Assistants preferred...
23 days ago
Zufall Health - Bridgewater, NJ (24 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Certified and Registered Dental Assistants preferred. Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision plans; as well as little to no cost to be seen at our sites!...
23 days ago
Zufall Health - Newton, NJ (9 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Certified and Registered Dental Assistants preferred. Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision plans; as well as little to no cost to be seen at our sites!...
23 days ago
Zufall Health - Morristown, NJ (19 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Qualifications Bilingual in Spanish required High school diploma or equivalent X-Ray license or will be getting X-ray license Current CPR (BLS) required....
23 days ago
Aspen Dental - Allamuchy, NJ
to train and onboard Dental Assistants Take dental radiographs (x-rays) Set up and breakdown operatory room post treatment Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment...
29 days ago
Florham Park, NJ (23 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
FT oral surgery assistant needed for high end oral surgery practice with excellent work environment, benefits, and competitive package. Willing to train the right person, oral surgery experience...
29 days ago
Boonton, NJ (20 miles from Allamuchy, NJ)
Dental Assistants greet and prepare dental patients for care, assist dentists in a positive manner while administering care, and maintain instruments and supplies....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Allamuchy, NJ

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

$39,644

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Highest Education Level

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

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