Dental Assistant Jobs in Cranford, 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 (23 miles from Cranford, NJ)
We are currently searching for a talented Dental Assistant to join our team!...
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New York, NY (17 miles from Cranford, 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....
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Bayonne, NJ (10 miles from Cranford, 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....
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Montclair, NJ (11 miles from Cranford, NJ)
Dental assistant needed two days a week (Mondays and Tuesdays). Hours from 8:30 am to 5 pm. Great staff and doctor! We have a wonderful team and looking for the right person to join....
3 days ago
Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C. - Brooklyn, NY (19 miles from Cranford, 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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19 hours ago Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C.
New York City, NY (16 miles from Cranford, 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....
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Metuchen, NJ (8 miles from Cranford, 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....
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Florham Park, NJ (9 miles from Cranford, NJ)
Full time position for dental assistant available! Quality first, family dentistry seeks a hard working, self-motivated, qualified dental assistant for immediate hire....
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New York, NY (17 miles from Cranford, 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 (17 miles from Cranford, 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 (21 miles from Cranford, 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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Midwest Dental - East Brunswick, NJ (16 miles from Cranford, NJ)
Mondovi 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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19 hours ago Midwest Dental
New York, NY (17 miles from Cranford, NJ)
Join a team of super professionals who will welcome you, support and encourage you as you grow personally, professionally and financially. Our multispecialty practice has often been featured in...
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New Milford, NJ (24 miles from Cranford, NJ)
Opportunity to start a new and exciting path in a brand new, state of the art, dental specialty office! We are seeking someone who is eager to learn, energetic, and enthusiastic, to join our team....
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Rutherford, NJ (15 miles from Cranford, NJ)
Looking for a friendly, reliable dental assistant to start November 30th. Small general dentist office, very nice patients, warm friendly staff....
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Cranford, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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