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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Great Expressions Dental Centers - North Brunswick, NJ (24 miles from Jackson, 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 (22 miles from Jackson, 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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1 day ago Brunswick Smiles
Premium Dentistry - (Route 9 South) Lakewood, NJ (8 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Seeking a Dental Assistant to join our amazing team at our growing dental practice. FULL / PART-TIME position includes some evenings and weekends....
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2 days ago Premium Dentistry
Great Expressions Dental Centers - West Long Branch, NJ (21 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Overview Our West Long Branch Dental Practice is offering a $500 Sign on Bonus for a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. - Pemberton, NJ (18 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Dental Assistant) or RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) preferred Diploma from Dental Assistant program High School Diploma/GED At least 1 year of current work experience; 2-4 years preferred Valid...
3 days ago
Holmdel, NJ (21 miles from Jackson, 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...
4 days ago
Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ (20 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
4 days ago
Midwest Dental - East Brunswick, NJ (23 miles from Jackson, 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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5 days ago Midwest Dental
Howell, NJ (9 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Looking for assistant to help Doctor raise the standard of care for the patients and organize the office better. Should have 2-3 years of dental experience. Part time afternoons 3-4 days
6 days ago
Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ (20 miles from Jackson, NJ)
*IH ID: 2020-8846 # of Openings: 1 Category: Dental Assistant Type: Part Time Regular...
7 days ago
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....
9 days ago
Monroe, NJ (16 miles from Jackson, NJ)
We are currently seeking an upbeat and enthusiastic candidate to fill our Full-Time Dental Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant/Dental Hygienist positions....
9 days ago
Wall, NJ (15 miles from Jackson, NJ)
RDA Dental Assistant. $28 to $32 per hour....
10 days ago
Howell, NJ (9 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Dentistry for Children is seeking an RDA to be based out of our Howell, NJ practice! Office hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Position will require travel to other nearby practices (Lakewood, Jackson,...
10 days ago
Red Bank Dentistry - Red Bank, NJ (22 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Privately-owned practice with 2 general dentists looking for a responsible and experienced full-time dental assistant (32+hours)....
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11 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Jackson, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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