Dental Assistant Jobs in Lawrence Township, 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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DentalOne Partners - Fairless Hills, PA (9 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns, place rubber dam, place amalgam and composite restorations, assist with seating permanent/removable prosthodontics, coronal polishing, sealant placement...
Princeton, NJ (7 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
Dental Assistant Needed ***NO SATURDAYS*** Full Time and Part Time Position Available Monday-Friday Quality Family Practice Excellent Salary and Benefits Must Have X-Ray License Please E-mail Resume...
4 days ago
Princeton, NJ (7 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
If you want to join a professional dental team that is thoughtful, fun and recognized as leaders and respected professionals, please submit your resume for further consideration. Our position...
4 days ago
Somerset, NJ (18 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
We are a new practice looking for a dental assistant with a minimum of 2 years experience. X-Ray license is a must!...
5 days ago
Dental Practice - Hopewell, NJ (9 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
We also have a coach dedicated to your growth and development , a team of highly skilled clinicians from fellow dental assistants to collaborative doctors and hygienists, and a leadership team that...
Dental Practice - Princeton, NJ (7 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
Why work for at average dental office, when you can work somewhere that has great patient flow, a collaborative team of highly skilled dental professionals, amazing advanced technology, and great...
NJ Team Dental Center - Old Bridge, NJ (21 miles from Lawrence Township, 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...
Manalapan, NJ (18 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
We are looking for an experienced enthusiastic RDA to join the most amazing team around! To apply must be dedicated, cheerful, skilled and an awesome team player. Great benefits, 3-4 days a week,...
7 days ago
Bensalem, PA (17 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
We are a boutique dental practice located in Bensalem PA, looking to find a qualified and experienced Dental Assistant to join our team....
7 days ago
Rutgers - New Brunswick, NJ (20 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
Must have two (2) years prior experience as a Dental Assistant. Certifications/Licenses Licensed as a Certified Dental Assistant ( CDA ) through the Dental Assisting National Board ( DANB )....
8 days ago
Kids Smiles - Philadelphia, PA (19 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
The Dental Assistant is responsible for exposing, developing and mounting dental x-rays and performs various duties pertaining to keeping the view of oral cavity clear and dry....
Artistic Dental - Jackson, NJ (22 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
We will train skillset to become a DENTAL ASSISTANT!...
Dental Illuminations - Plainsboro, NJ (7 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
We are a well-established private practice seeking a motivated and team-oriented candidate for a FULL TIME Dental Assistant / Office Help position....
Zufall Health - Flemington, NJ (18 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
Certified and Registered Dental Assistants preferred. Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision plans; as well as little to no cost to be seen at our sites!...
12 days ago
Newtown, PA (12 miles from Lawrence Township, NJ)
Growing endodontic practice seeking a full time dental assistant to join our dental team. Candidates must be reliable and have an excellent work ethic. Training will be provided....
12 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lawrence Township, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Lawrence Township, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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