Dental Assistant Jobs in Morris Plains, 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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SN Family Dental - Newark, NJ (17 miles from Morris Plains, 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....
Wayne, NJ (14 miles from Morris Plains, 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
Plainfield, NJ (15 miles from Morris Plains, 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....
8 hours ago
Rockaway, NJ (7 miles from Morris Plains, 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
Industrial Staffing Services, Inc. - Newark, NJ (18 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
Proficient in four handed dentistry Job Summary: The Dental Assistant performs a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties for client dental offices....
1 day ago
Beautiful Smiles of Bayonne - Bayonne, NJ (23 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
Assisting X-Rays license We offer the following benefits: Health Insurance 401(k) Dental Insurance salary will be based on level of experience...
Midwest Dental - Millburn, NJ (12 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant **$2,000 Sign-On Bonus** Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Belleville, NJ (17 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
X-ray license a MUST or WITHIN WEEKS to obtain it (Already having passed the Exam at least). The position requires Saturdays ( every other)....
4 days ago
DA VINCI DENTAL ARTS - Edison, NJ (19 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
We are looking to add another Dental Assistant to our team. We have part-time and full time available. Compensation is to be discussed pending on experience....
Midwest Dental - Clark, NJ (17 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant - Temporary Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
Integrated Dental Aesthetic - Kinnelon, NJ (11 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
We are looking for an experienced, exceptional licensed dental assistant to join our dental practice in Kinnelon New Jersey....
Beautiful Smiles of Bayonne - Bayonne, NJ (23 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
We are seeking a part time Dental Assistant to join our team....
5 days ago
DA VINCI DENTAL ARTS - Edison, NJ (23 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
We are looking to add another Dental Assistant to our team....
5 days ago
Smile Brands - Kenilworth, NJ (15 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
Company Overview: Job Description: Dental Assistant - Full Time - $3,000 Sign on Bonus! Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
5 days ago
Midwest Dental - Kenilworth, NJ (15 miles from Morris Plains, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant - Full Time $3,000 Sign on Bonus! Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Morris Plains, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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