Dental Assistant Jobs in Kenilworth, 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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Brooklyn, NY (15 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Candidate should be able to take digital x-rays. Other duties include setting up rooms and breaking down rooms. Send resume and contact information....
2 days ago
SN Family Dental - Newark, NJ (8 miles from Kenilworth, 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....
New York, NY (16 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
7 hours ago
Wayne, NJ (18 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
New Jersey, Wayne, private dental office seeking an experienced DENTAL ASSISTANT (temporary, 2 month ), X-ray license is a must. Full time: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm Please send resume...
9 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (15 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Experienced dental assistant needed for 1-2 days a week- Mondays or Tuesdays a must. Office is very modern and up to date. Please reply with your resume if interested in the position....
1 day ago
Brooklyn, NY (15 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
F/T A busy Dental Office in Williamsburg,Brooklyn looking for a motivated,reliable dentist assitant with elevated sense of work ethics for a full time position. Job responsibilities include...
1 day ago
Plainfield, NJ (8 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
We have a job opening for dental assistant at our office in North Plainfield, NJ. Pleasant personality and good communication skills are must. Compensation will be competitive and per hour....
9 hours ago
New York, NY (16 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Looking for an experienced dental assistant. Minimum 4 years post training. We have a rotating schedule of dentist, so the ideal candidate would understand each doctor's style and needs....
5 hours ago
New York, NY (16 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
We are looking to add either a part time or full time dental assistant to our team. Days needed would be Monday- Friday and days are flexible....
1 day ago
Forest Hills, NY (23 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Dental Assistant: Looking for an energetic, polite, willing to learn and capable of multitasking individual. Must be reliable and responsible....
1 day ago
State of New York - New York, NY (16 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
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1 day ago
Rockaway, NJ (22 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Part-time RDA with **orthodontic experience** Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays in Rockaway. Fridays and 1 Saturday per month in Wayne. Applicant must be out-going, friendly, responsible, and punctual....
1 day ago
Elmhurst, NY (22 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Looking for a bilingual (spanish and english) dental assistant, with a minimum 1-year experience....
1 day ago
New York, NY (16 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Dental Assistant/Receptionist Compensation: $19- $26 per hour Salary commensurate with experience Dental Assistant must have the following experience and skills: 1-2 years Dental Assistance is a must...
9 hours ago
Effie Sofos DMD - Emerson, NJ (24 miles from Kenilworth, NJ)
Part time dental assistant in Emerson general practice. Flexable hours Tuesday Wednesday Thursday and alternate Saturdays Minimum 1 1/2 years experience and a dental xray license required....

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Kenilworth, NJ

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Highest Education Level

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

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