Dental Assistant Jobs in Pittstown, 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 (21 miles from Pittstown, 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
Princeton, NJ (21 miles from Pittstown, 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...
3 days ago
Princeton, NJ (21 miles from Pittstown, 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...
3 days ago
Somerset, NJ (24 miles from Pittstown, 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
Dental Practice - Hopewell, NJ (14 miles from Pittstown, 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...
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Dental Practice - Princeton, NJ (21 miles from Pittstown, 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...
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4 days ago Dental Practice
Gentle Family Dentistry - Bethlehem, PA (22 miles from Pittstown, NJ)
Dentrix knowledge is a plus....
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8 days ago Gentle Family Dentistry
Zufall Health - Flemington, NJ (6 miles from Pittstown, 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!...
11 days ago
Newtown, PA (21 miles from Pittstown, 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....
11 days ago
Princeton Dental Group - Princeton, NJ (21 miles from Pittstown, NJ)
Part-time dental assistant needed to work in our busy, multi-specialty group practice. Must have a current NJ X-ray license....
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14 days ago Princeton Dental Group
Pennington, NJ (19 miles from Pittstown, NJ)
Our team is looking for a Dental Assistant to join our amazing team at Brookside Dental Arts in Pennington NJ. We are offering competitive pay and great hours. X-Ray experience is preferred...
14 days ago
St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem, PA (20 miles from Pittstown, NJ)
As necessary, assists the dentist in all procedures, requiring four-handed dentistry, including, but not limited to, the following: oral evacuation, tongue retraction, mixing dental materials, preparing...
18 days ago
New Hope, PA (15 miles from Pittstown, NJ)
Our office is looking for an experienced full-time dental assistant who is enthusiastic, has good communication skills, and is a team player....
20 days ago
Today's Family Dental - Washington, NJ (13 miles from Pittstown, NJ)
NJ Registered Dental Assistant license preferred. Current CPR certification. Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification preferred....
22 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Pennington, NJ (19 miles from Pittstown, NJ)
Four Handed Dentistry Ability to take, develop and “mount” accurate, high quality radiographs / intra-oral photos Place rubber dam Clean, sterilize and prepare the equipment and operatory, prior to...
22 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Pittstown, NJ

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Highest Education Level

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

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