Dental Assistant Jobs in Piscataway, 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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Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ (4 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Daily cleans and maintains dental x-ray developers and barrier protection on x-ray units. Maintains dental equipment and notifies Dental Director of any equipment in disrepair....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Roselle Park, NJ (13 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
The candidate we hire is required to have a minimum of 1 year of hands on Dental Assistant experience and must be x-ray certified in the state of New Jersey....
Princeton, NJ (15 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Dental Assistant Needed ***NO SATURDAYS*** Full Time and Part Time Position Available Monday-Friday, Flexible Hours Quality Family Practice Excellent Salary and Benefits Must Have X-Ray License Please...
18 hours ago
Plainfield, NJ (5 miles from Piscataway, 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....
2 days ago
Bound Brook, NJ (4 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Experienced dental assistant needed for a busy, high-tech dental practice, 4-day work week. No weekends. Experience necessary. Required license or certification: RDA is a plus! COVID compliant!...
1 day ago
DentalOne Partners - Pennington, NJ (23 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Cornerstone Dental - Hillsborough, NJ (12 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Work Week* Health & Dental Benefits * 401 K Pension Plan/ Profit Sharing* Vacation/ Sick Time Flexible Schedule, Pleasant atmosphere, Upscale Elegant State of the Art Non Insurance Driven Practice Dentrix...
2 days ago
Edison, NJ (4 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Searching for a career-oriented dental assistant to join our team. Qualities: Well-organized, articulate, a team player, professional demeanor, and a strong work ethic....
1 day ago
SN Family Dental - Newark, NJ (21 miles from Piscataway, 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....
Dental Illuminations - Plainsboro, NJ (16 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
We are a well-established private practice seeking a motivated and team-oriented candidate for a FULL TIME Dental Assistant / Office Help position....
Beautiful Smiles of Bayonne - Bayonne, NJ (20 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Assisting X-Rays license We offer the following benefits: Health Insurance 401(k) Dental Insurance salary will be based on level of experience...
Industrial Staffing Services, Inc. - Newark, NJ (19 miles from Piscataway, 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....
4 days ago
Midwest Dental - Millburn, NJ (15 miles from Piscataway, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant **$2,000 Sign-On Bonus** Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Dental Practice - Princeton, NJ (15 miles from Piscataway, 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...
5 days ago
Belleville, NJ (22 miles from Piscataway, 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)....
6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Piscataway, NJ

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Highest Education Level

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

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