Dental Assistant Jobs in Camden, 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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Philadelphia, PA (2 miles from Camden, NJ)
Orthodontic Office - P/T Assistant - Must be able to work both Philly and Bensalem offices - Approximately 30 hours per week - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and 1 Saturday morning per...
1 day ago
DentalOne Partners - Fairless Hills, PA (23 miles from Camden, NJ)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns, place rubber dam, place amalgam and composite restorations, assist with seating permanent/removable prosthodontics, coronal polishing, sealant placement...
Cherry Hill, NJ (5 miles from Camden, NJ)
We are seeking a Dental Assistant for a Dental practice in Cherry Hill. We are looking for a long term employee who is focused on quality patient care and also a team player....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Voorhees, NJ (10 miles from Camden, NJ)
The Dental Assistant we hire must be x-ray certified in the state of New Jersey and is preferred to have previous experience working as a Dental Assistant, however, recent graduates from a formal Dental...
Philadelphia, PA (2 miles from Camden, NJ)
FULL-TIME Dental Receptionist / Assistant: Established dental practice looking for a dental assistant/front desk. Seeking an individual who is professional, compassionate, organized and energetic....
4 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Wyncote, PA (11 miles from Camden, NJ)
The Dental Assistant we hire must have at least 1+ years of hands on Dental Assistant experience and must be x-ray certified in the state of PA....
Philadelphia, PA (2 miles from Camden, NJ)
We are a very busy dental practice located in the Mayfair neighborhood, looking to find a qualified and experienced Dental Assistant and Hygienist (Full time or Part time) to join our team....
4 days ago
Medford, NJ (16 miles from Camden, NJ)
Dental Assistant- Private practice looking for a part time assistant....
5 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (2 miles from Camden, NJ)
EXPERIENCED Dental Assistant /EFDA needed Full time or Part time for our fast paced general practice. Ideal candidate is focused on providing outstanding patient care and being a team player....
5 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (2 miles from Camden, NJ)
Preferably with minimum 1 year of dental assisting experience working in : oral surgery, perio, endo and cosmetic four hand dentistry....
5 days ago
Blue Bell, PA (18 miles from Camden, NJ)
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentists office more efficient and pleasant for patients. New graduates welcome to apply....
5 days ago
Penn Medicine - Radnor, PA (16 miles from Camden, NJ)
Oral Max SurgeryAssists the physician during dental and surgical procedures. Provides patient care, prepares and sterilizes instruments and equipment, obtains radiographs and instructs patients....
5 days ago
Community College of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA (2 miles from Camden, NJ)
The Corporate Solutions Department at the Community College of Philadelphia is seeking part-time Instructors to teach a Dental Assistant course....
6 days ago
Mjs Dental Management Llc - Penns Grove, NJ (23 miles from Camden, NJ)
a professional, efficient and detail oriented dental assistant to work Part-Time or Full-Time....
6 days ago
Cherry Hill, NJ (5 miles from Camden, NJ)
Dental Assistant (Cherry Hill) compensation: Excellent Compensation employment type: employees choice QR Code Link to This Post We are seeking a Dental Assistants full & part time for a Dental practice...
6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Camden, NJ

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

$40,459

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Camden, NJ offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • 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 Camden, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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