Dental Assistant Jobs in Parsippany, 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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Bronsky Orthodontics - New York, NY (23 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Orthodontic Assistant Needed Immediately Position Summary: Creating a happy & healthy environment for patients and staff through attention to detail and a good attitude. Responsible for assisting...
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5 hours ago
Complete Dental Works - Teaneck, NJ (20 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
RAPIDLY EXPANDED DENTAL OFFICE LOCATED AT TEANECK, NEW JERSEY, LOOKING FOR ENERGETIC, FAST LEARNING DENTAL ASSISTANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM WHO LIKES TO LEARN EVERYDAY AND LOVE TO HELP OUR PATIENTS AS MUCH...
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5 hours ago Complete Dental Works
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Newark, NJ (14 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Our North Brunswick, NJ Dental Practice is seeking a Part Time Dental Assistant! Located @ 1950 NJ-27, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902 NJ Xray/Radiology License Required!...
10 hours ago
Millburn Orthodontics, PA - Millburn, NJ (9 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Seeking a part time to full time orthodontic assistant for our friendly, family oriented practice. Must be a professional, energetic and enthusiastic person who enjoys working with children and...
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2 days ago
Legacy Family Dental - Mountain Lakes, NJ (3 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Come assist our fantastic hygiene department! Must have your xray license. Work side by side with our amazing hygienists, who provide our patients with excellent care. You will be responsible for...
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1 day ago Legacy Family Dental
New York, NY (22 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
We are looking for an experienced Surgical Dental Assistant who is interested in working with an elite office team and taking on a leadership role....
1 day ago
New York, NY (22 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Seeking a Full Time Dental Assistant for our busy dental practice. Experience is a PLUS. Spanish language is a MUST! You should be available Saturdays, weekdays and be flexible with your hours....
3 days ago
New York City, NY (22 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Terrific, professional work environment.....General Dentistry Please include along with your resume the number of years as a dental assistant. Thank you........
3 days ago
Gallery of Smiles - Florham Park, NJ 07932, NJ (5 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Salary: $18.00 to $26.00 /hour Experience: dental assisting: 2 years (Preferred) License: Certified Dental Assistant (Preferred) Registered Dental Assistant (Preferred) X-ray (Required) Work Location...
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3 days ago
New York, NY (22 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. 4-handed dentistry a must. Skills with implant and surgery assisting preferred....
4 days ago
Metuchen, NJ (21 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for fast-paced, high-tech dental office that offers patients quality and comprehensive dental care. We are a friendly and lively team....
4 days ago
Bergenfield, NJ (21 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
F/T Dental Assistant position with x-ray license wanted for dental practice in Bergen County. Front Desk knowledge is helpful but not necessary....
4 days ago
New York, NY (22 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Join a team of super professionals who will welcome you, support and encourage you as you grow personally, professionally and financially. Our multispecialty practice has often been featured in...
4 days ago
New York City, NY (22 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Awesome dental assistant needed for pediatric practice: Looking for a full time dental assistant with experience to join our growing and amazing pediatric dental practice....
4 days ago
Bayonne, NJ (20 miles from Parsippany, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for fast-paced, high-tech dental office that offers patients quality and comprehensive dental care. We are a friendly and lively team....
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Parsippany, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Parsippany, NJ offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (16.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Parsippany, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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