Dental Assistant Jobs in Morristown, 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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Aspen Dental - Hackettstown, NJ (18 miles from Morristown, NJ)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
2 hours ago
Staten Island, NY (23 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Orthodontic Dental Assistant No experience needed for this exciting opportunity! We pay the costs associated with the Online Education Program and Certification! Reach out today to get started!...
2 days ago
Lyndhurst, NJ (20 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Private practice General Dentist in Bergen County seeking a highly motivated, organized, and personable Dental Assistant to join our team....
1 day ago
Staten Island, NY (23 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Part time dental assistant/receptionist needed for boutique dental office. Candidate MUST know how to take x-rays. One year experience mandatory for consideration....
3 days ago
Butler, NJ (15 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Looking for a dental assistant, sterilization tech or a floater. Part time position for Tuesdays and Thursdays. 14-16 hours a week. May extend to more days. Please email resume. Thank you....
4 days ago
Secaucus, NJ (22 miles from Morristown, NJ)
We are looking for a talented Dental assistant to manage patients. Must be able to respond efficiently to patient and doctor needs and inquiries....
4 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Glen Rock, NJ (23 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of New Jersey required Experience working as a Dental Assistant, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program...
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4 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Somerset, NJ (19 miles from Morristown, NJ)
We are a new practice looking for a dental assistant with a minimum of 2 years experience. X-Ray license is a must!...
4 days ago
Clark, NJ (14 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Are you a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to be part of a company that strives to be the BEST in the dental industry? If so, we want to hear from you!...
5 days ago
Florham Park, NJ (4 miles from Morristown, NJ)
We are an office looking for a part time and full time dental assistant. For full time position, benefits offered. Must be personable, reliable and efficient....
5 days ago
Woodbridge, NJ (18 miles from Morristown, NJ)
PT Dental Assistant position for suburban private dental office.15-25 hrs/week. Tuesday thru Friday. NJ X-Ray license and experience preferred. Need to be Covid Vaccinated....
5 days ago
Dds - Union, NJ (13 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Dental Assistant in Union, New Jersey Dental Assistant in Union, NJ. Req. 18 mos. exp in the job offered....
6 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Newark, NJ (17 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Dental Assistant - Sign on Bonus!...
6 days ago
Midwest Dental - Clark, NJ (14 miles from Morristown, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant ***$1,500 Sign on Bonus*** Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
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6 days ago Midwest Dental

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Improve working relationships between disabled people and personal assistants

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Morristown, NJ

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Highest Education Level

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

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