Dental Assistant Jobs in Howell, 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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NJ Team Dental Center - Old Bridge, NJ (18 miles from Howell, 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...
Premium Dentistry - Lakewood, NJ (5 miles from Howell, NJ)
Day to day task include but not limited to: Chairside assisting Taking x-rays Data entry Treatment presentation Scheduling patients Confirming appointments Expanding functions (experience required)...
Dental Care New Jersey - Marlboro, NJ (11 miles from Howell, NJ)
Are you a dental assistant that is looking to take that next step in your career? Are you looking to become a CDA/RDA? We can help with that!...
3 days ago
Asbury Park, NJ (9 miles from Howell, NJ)
Dental Assistant Wanted ***NO SATURDAYS*** Full Time and Part Time Position Available Monday-Friday, Flexible Hours Quality Family Practice Excellent Salary and Benefits Must have X-Ray License Please...
4 days ago
Brick, NJ (8 miles from Howell, NJ)
X-ray license necessary or in the process of receiving. Must have completed a Dental Assisting program. Respond or call ...!...
6 days ago
Artistic Dental - Jackson, NJ (9 miles from Howell, NJ)
We will train skillset to become a DENTAL ASSISTANT!...
Dental Illuminations - Plainsboro, NJ (24 miles from Howell, NJ)
We are a well-established private practice seeking a motivated and team-oriented candidate for a FULL TIME Dental Assistant / Office Help position....
DentalOne Partners - Brick, NJ (8 miles from Howell, NJ)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Brick, NJ (8 miles from Howell, NJ)
Our requirements: * RDA License * Current X-Ray license and CPR certification That's it! Let us know if you are interested in joining the Wang Ortho family and the awesome world of orthodontics!...
9 days ago
Premium Dentistry - Lakewood, NJ (5 miles from Howell, NJ)
****Seeking a Dental Assistant with NJ X-Ray (preferred) to join our amazing team at our growing dental practice.**FULL / PART-TIME position includes some evenings and weekends....
11 days ago
Oakhurst, NJ (11 miles from Howell, NJ)
Our busy dental practice is searching for a dedicated Pediatric Dental Assistant who loves working with children. Do you have the following license or certification: X Ray License and CPR (BLS)?...
15 days ago
Hackensack Meridian Health - Neptune, NJ (7 miles from Howell, NJ)
assistant training program certificate 2+ years Dental Assistant experience required Valid NJ Dental Radiology license requried Possesses strong patient centered communication skills...
21 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - East Brunswick, NJ (23 miles from Howell, NJ)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have 1+ years of experience and an x-ray license for the state of New Jersey is required. We offer a competive salary plus benefits!...
21 days ago
Fort Dix, NJ (24 miles from Howell, NJ)
Provides dental health education Performs Dental prophylaxes polishing of coronal portion of teeth, if the assistant is a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA...
24 days ago
Brick, NJ (8 miles from Howell, NJ)
Oral Surgery office seeking experienced, computer literate professional to join our team full time. Please email resume.
24 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Howell, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Howell, NJ offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • 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 Howell, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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