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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Dental Care Alliance - Union, NJ (13 miles from Edison, NJ)
Our preferred candidate will have at least 2 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant and must be x-ray certified in the state of New Jersey....
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2 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Zufall Health - Flemington, NJ (24 miles from Edison, NJ)
Certified and Registered Dental Assistants preferred. Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision plans; as well as little to no cost to be seen at our sites!...
2 days ago
SN Family Dental - Newark, NJ (20 miles from Edison, NJ)
What does a dental assistant do? Read on to find out the answer to that question The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office....
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Newark, NJ (19 miles from Edison, NJ)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
22 hours ago
Beautiful Smiles of Bayonne - Bayonne, NJ (18 miles from Edison, NJ)
We are seeking a part time Dental Assistant to join our team. This position offers flexible hours for approximately 15-20 hours per week....
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2 days ago
Woodbridge, NJ (6 miles from Edison, NJ)
Dental Office in Woodbridge is seeking a experienced, friendly, personable, organized and patient candidate for front desk and Dental Assistant....
1 day ago
Brooklyn, NY (24 miles from Edison, NJ)
Dental assistant needed for a general practice in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Great area, friendly staff, an amazing place to work. Must have experience. Please respond with your Resume or CV....
1 day ago
Jersey City, NJ (22 miles from Edison, NJ)
Busy and nice dental office in Jersey City seeks a part time dental assistant. Wednesdays 9-5 and Thursdays 9-7. $17/hr...
2 days ago
Dental Illuminations - Plainsboro, NJ (16 miles from Edison, NJ)
We are a well-established private practice seeking a motivated and team-oriented candidate for a FULL TIME Dental Assistant / Office Help position....
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1 day ago Dental Illuminations
Midwest Dental - Millburn, NJ (15 miles from Edison, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant **$2,000 Sign-On Bonus** Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
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3 days ago Midwest Dental
Dental Care Alliance - East Brunswick, NJ (5 miles from Edison, NJ)
Overview We are looking for a Dental Assistant to join our affiliate practice, Garden State Dental, located in East Brunswick, NJ 08816....
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4 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Manalapan, NJ (16 miles from Edison, NJ)
Assistant part time An exciting opportunity has opened up for a part time dental assistant position in Manalapan New Jersey....
4 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (24 miles from Edison, NJ)
Must be a Certified Dental Assistant, licensed or in process of licensure by the State of New York (please see for details)....
4 days ago
North Brunswick, NJ (7 miles from Edison, NJ)
We will train you and support your growth to become an expanded functions RDA....
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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 Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • 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 Edison, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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