Dental Assistant Jobs in Bloomfield, 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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Bronx, NY (14 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
We are currently searching for a talented Dental Assistant to join our team!...
1 day ago
New York, NY (10 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant is needed for professional state of the art dental office in Staten Island. Come join our team and discover a whole new experience in dentistry....
1 day ago
Loreal Usa Incorporated - New York, NY (10 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Dir - Business Development, State RDA - Pulp Riot at L'Oreal USA in New York, New York Posted in Other about 14 hours ago. Type: Full Time Job Description: Director of Business Development SRDA...
17 hours ago
New York, NY (10 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. 4-handed dentistry a must. Skills with implant and surgery assisting preferred....
9 hours ago
Jamaica, NY (21 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
We are seeking a dental assistant with experience, available to work immediately. Our main concern is patient care and safety....
9 hours ago
Bayonne, NJ (10 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for fast-paced, high-tech dental office that offers patients quality and comprehensive dental care. We are a friendly and lively team....
18 hours ago
Metropolitan Dental Associates - New York, NY (10 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Looking for a Dental Assistant proficient with digital x-rays for general practice dental office in Downtown Manhattan Qualifications: - Provide excellent patient service and communication, to keep...
7 hours ago
New York City, NY (11 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Awesome dental assistant needed for pediatric practice: Looking for a full time dental assistant with experience to join our growing and amazing pediatric dental practice....
18 hours ago
Bayside, NY (21 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Dental practice in bayside looking for an experienced dental assistant as full time or part time basis please have dental experience, serious inquiries only. knowledge of digital xrays is a must. candidates...
18 hours ago
Metuchen, NJ (20 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for fast-paced, high-tech dental office that offers patients quality and comprehensive dental care. We are a friendly and lively team....
18 hours ago
Florham Park, NJ (11 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Full time position for dental assistant available! Quality first, family dentistry seeks a hard working, self-motivated, qualified dental assistant for immediate hire....
18 hours ago
Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C. - Brooklyn, NY (19 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Immediate Position Available We are also looking for an experienced and dedicated Dental Assistant to join our growing high end practice....
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1 day ago Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C.
New York, NY (10 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for full time position in prestigious upper west side dental office. There are no weekends and no evenings with this position....
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New York, NY (10 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
We are looking for a part time dental assistant for our Midtown Manhattan practice Monday and Thursday from 9:30am to 7:00pm. Great hourly rate of pay for the right candidate....
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Maywood, NJ (9 miles from Bloomfield, NJ)
A growing dental practice in Maywood, NJ is seeking a trustworthy and reliable Dental Assistant. Requirements are but not limited to: (a) X-RAY license and (b) at least 2 years of experience....
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Bloomfield, NJ

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Bloomfield, NJ offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • 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 Bloomfield, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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