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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Artistic Dental - Jackson, NJ
We will train skillset to become a DENTAL ASSISTANT!...
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1 day ago
Dental Illuminations - Plainsboro, NJ (20 miles from Jackson, 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
Dental Care Alliance - East Brunswick, NJ (23 miles from Jackson, 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 (12 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Assistant part time An exciting opportunity has opened up for a part time dental assistant position in Manalapan New Jersey....
4 days ago
North Brunswick, NJ (24 miles from Jackson, NJ)
We will train you and support your growth to become an expanded functions RDA....
4 days ago
East Brunswick, NJ (23 miles from Jackson, NJ)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have at least 1 year of dental assisting experience and must be x-ray certified in the state of New Jersey....
8 days ago
Premium Dentistry - Lakewood, NJ (8 miles from Jackson, 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)...
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9 days ago Premium Dentistry
NJ Team Dental Center - Old Bridge, NJ (20 miles from Jackson, 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...
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11 days ago NJ Team Dental Center
Toms River, NJ (13 miles from Jackson, NJ)
NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED.... We will train you. Come work with Dr. Bench and Dr. Sereda at Atlantic Dental in Toms River. Full time. And part time positions available. Some nights. No weekends! Call ...
11 days ago
Freehold, NJ (9 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Dental assistant position available. Immediate opening. Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:30am to 5pm. Experience in dentistry and xray license preferred....
12 days ago
Freehold, NJ (9 miles from Jackson, NJ)
busy dental office in Freehold, NJ is looking for a dental assistant with X-Ray license. P/T or F/T available. Please send resume or call ......
12 days ago
Aspen Dental - East Brunswick, NJ (23 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Dental Assistant (General Dentistry Practice) Overview As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, you'll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
16 days ago
Monroe Township, NJ (16 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Full-time dental assistant. Minimum 3 years experience. All assisting duties are necessary. There is no hygienist, x-rays a must. One doctor general practice. Light office cleaning....
16 days ago
Trenton, NJ (21 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Brand new, start up, satellite office in Hamilton, NJ needing part time assistant on Wednesday's and Friday's. This could transition into a full-time position as the office grows. We offer...
18 days ago
Toms River, NJ (13 miles from Jackson, NJ)
Dental Assistant with X-ray License in Toms River. Part time, full time and flexible hours position available. X-ray license a must....
19 days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Jackson, NJ

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Highest Education Level

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

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