Dental Assistant Jobs in Edison, 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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New York City, NY (24 miles from Edison, NJ)
Terrific, professional work environment.....General Dentistry Please include along with your resume the number of years as a dental assistant. Thank you........
3 days ago
Gallery of Smiles - Florham Park, NJ 07932, NJ (17 miles from Edison, NJ)
Salary: $18.00 to $26.00 /hour Experience: dental assisting: 2 years (Preferred) License: Certified Dental Assistant (Preferred) Registered Dental Assistant (Preferred) X-ray (Required) Work Location...
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3 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Newark, NJ (19 miles from Edison, NJ)
Our North Brunswick, NJ Dental Practice is seeking a Part Time Dental Assistant! Located @ 1950 NJ-27, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902 NJ Xray/Radiology License Required!...
2 hours ago
Millburn Orthodontics, PA - Millburn, NJ (15 miles from Edison, NJ)
Seeking a part time to full time orthodontic assistant for our friendly, family oriented practice. Must be a professional, energetic and enthusiastic person who enjoys working with children and...
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - North Brunswick, NJ (7 miles from Edison, NJ)
Overview Our North Brunswick, NJ Dental Practice is seeking a Part Time Dental Assistant! Located @ 1950 NJ-27, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902 NJ Xray/Radiology License Required!...
1 day ago
Brunswick Smiles - Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852, NJ (11 miles from Edison, NJ)
We are a state of the art, digital general dentist office looking for a part time or full time CDA RDA dental assistant. This is the second location of a family owned PPO/FFS office....
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21 hours ago Brunswick Smiles
Holmdel, NJ (15 miles from Edison, NJ)
General dental practice in Holmdel is looking for a new team member. Experience and xray license a plus. Position is full time and hours are Mon 9-8 pm, tue and thur 9-6 pm, fri 8:30-2 pm and 1...
3 days ago
Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ (16 miles from Edison, NJ)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
4 days ago
Metuchen, NJ (3 miles from Edison, 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....
4 days ago
New York City, NY (24 miles from Edison, 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....
4 days ago
Bayonne, NJ (18 miles from Edison, 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....
4 days ago
Florham Park, NJ (17 miles from Edison, NJ)
Full time position for dental assistant available! Quality first, family dentistry seeks a hard working, self-motivated, qualified dental assistant for immediate hire....
4 days ago
Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C. - Brooklyn, NY (24 miles from Edison, 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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4 days ago Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C.
Midwest Dental - East Brunswick, NJ (5 miles from Edison, 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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4 days ago Midwest Dental
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ (3 miles from Edison, NJ)
Job Information Rutgers University Dental Assistant III in New Brunswick, New Jersey Title: Dental Assistant IIILocation: US-NJ-New Brunswick...
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Edison, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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