Dental Assistant Jobs in East Brunswick, 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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Staten Island, NY (21 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Orthodontic Dental Assistant No experience needed for this exciting opportunity! We pay the costs associated with the Online Education Program and Certification! Reach out today to get started!...
2 days ago
Staten Island, NY (21 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Part time dental assistant/receptionist needed for boutique dental office. Candidate MUST know how to take x-rays. One year experience mandatory for consideration....
3 days ago
Princeton, NJ (13 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Dental Assistant Needed ***NO SATURDAYS*** Full Time and Part Time Position Available Monday-Friday Quality Family Practice Excellent Salary and Benefits Must Have X-Ray License Please E-mail Resume...
3 days ago
Princeton, NJ (13 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
If you want to join a professional dental team that is thoughtful, fun and recognized as leaders and respected professionals, please submit your resume for further consideration. Our position...
3 days ago
Asbury Park, NJ (23 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Dental Assistant Wanted ***NO SATURDAYS*** Full Time and Part Time Position Available Monday-Friday Quality Family Practice Excellent Salary and Benefits Must have X-Ray License Please E-mail Resume...
3 days ago
Somerset, NJ (7 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
We are a new practice looking for a dental assistant with a minimum of 2 years experience. X-Ray license is a must!...
4 days ago
Dental Practice - Hopewell, NJ (19 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
We also have a coach dedicated to your growth and development , a team of highly skilled clinicians from fellow dental assistants to collaborative doctors and hygienists, and a leadership team that...
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Dental Practice - Princeton, NJ (13 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Why work for at average dental office, when you can work somewhere that has great patient flow, a collaborative team of highly skilled dental professionals, amazing advanced technology, and great...
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4 days ago Dental Practice
Asbury Park, NJ (23 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Mission: The core mission of the Dental Assistant role is to ensure that doctors schedule runs perfectly through the day and that treatment is delivered on stage and on brand and to goal....
5 days ago
Oakhurst, NJ (23 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Mission: The core mission of the Dental Assistant role is to ensure that doctors schedule runs perfectly through the day and that treatment is delivered on stage and on brand and to goal....
5 days ago
NJ Team Dental Center - Old Bridge, NJ (5 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
or TextDental Receptionist / Dental Insurance Billing NJ Team Dental Center is seeking a full time dental receptionist / Patient Appointment Coordinator / Dental insurance billing that is...
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5 days ago NJ Team Dental Center
Clark, NJ (13 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Are you a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to be part of a company that strives to be the BEST in the dental industry? If so, we want to hear from you!...
5 days ago
Florham Park, NJ (23 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
We are an office looking for a part time and full time dental assistant. For full time position, benefits offered. Must be personable, reliable and efficient....
5 days ago
Woodbridge, NJ (10 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
PT Dental Assistant position for suburban private dental office.15-25 hrs/week. Tuesday thru Friday. NJ X-Ray license and experience preferred. Need to be Covid Vaccinated....
5 days ago
Dds - Union, NJ (19 miles from East Brunswick, NJ)
Dental Assistant in Union, New Jersey Dental Assistant in Union, NJ. Req. 18 mos. exp in the job offered....
6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in East Brunswick, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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