Dental Assistant Jobs in Jackson, 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 LASER DENTISTRY - Tinton Falls, NJ (22 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Upscale dental practice offers a Full Time position for a Dental Assistant who is hard working and motivated to grow....
2 hours ago
Clearbrook Advanced Dental Care - Monroe, NJ (16 miles from Jackson, NJ)
We are looking for a part-time or full-time (4-5 days/week, about 28-35hrs) dental assistant with possible light front desk duty for an adult restorative dental practice in Monroe Township, NJ, 08831...
2 hours ago
Monroe Orthodontics LLC - Monroe, NJ (16 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Registered Dental Assistant - PT. Monday 8:15-7:15, Tuesday/Thursday 8:15-5:15, two Saturdays per month 8:15-2:15. Great working environment in a single practitioner orthodontic office....
9 hours ago
Point Pleasant Boro, NJ (15 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Busy modern dental office is looking for a hard-working, outgoing, dedicated, and responsible assistant who would like to join our happy family. Must have your X-Ray License. Experience in...
2 days ago
Department of the Navy - Lakehurst, NJ (7 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Special Requirements for GS-5 and above Dental Assistant (Expanded Function): Applicants for Dental Assistant (Expanded Function) positions must have completed l year of acceptable course work, preceptorship...
2 days ago
Childrens Dental Health - Jackson, NJ
Title Registered Dental Assistant EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer....
1 day ago
Childrens Dental Health - Jackson, NJ
The ideal candidate will be a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in the state of New Jersey. Position Summary: The Orthodontic Clinical Lead plays a crucial role in CDH practices....
1 day ago
Pediatric Dental Office - West Windsor, NJ (18 miles from Jackson, NJ)
We are a small, well-known dental office in West Windsor and are looking to add an outgoing dental assistant with an x-ray license to the team....
3 hours ago
Wall, NJ (15 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Hi all we at Sage Dental are looking for an amazing dental assistant to join our family. We are located on the Jersey Shore near Belmar with easy access to major highways....
3 days ago
Trenton, NJ (21 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Eastern Dental has been providing families with full-service dental care for over 30 years. From children to seniors, our skilled team of dentists and specialists provide the highest level of...
4 days ago
Cranbury, NJ (18 miles from Jackson, NJ)
We are looking for a part-time or full-time (4-5 days/week, about 28-35hrs) dental assistant with possible light front desk duty for an adult restorative dental practice in Monroe Township, NJ, 08831...
4 days ago
Premium Dentistry - (Route 9 South) Lakewood, NJ (8 miles from Jackson, NJ)
DENTAL ASSISTANT WITH NJ X-RAY LICENSE Are you clean, detailed and organized?...
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4 days ago Premium Dentistry
Plainsboro, NJ (20 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Looking for a part time dental assistant for a private dental office in Plainsboro....
6 days ago
Sayreville, NJ (24 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Small private, quality oriented dental practice seeking mature, responsible dental assistant. Experience is preferred but not necessary for the right candidate....
6 days ago
Belmar, NJ (18 miles from Jackson, NJ)
We provide all phases of general dentistry procedures as well as all phases of implant dentistry....
7 days ago

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