Dental Assistant Jobs in Princeton, 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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Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ (4 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
2 days ago
Metuchen, NJ (20 miles from Princeton, 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....
2 days ago
Midwest Dental - East Brunswick, NJ (13 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ (13 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Job Information Rutgers University Dental Assistant III in New Brunswick, New Jersey Title: Dental Assistant IIILocation: US-NJ-New Brunswick...
2 days ago
Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ (4 miles from Princeton, NJ)
*IH ID: 2020-8846 # of Openings: 1 Category: Dental Assistant Type: Part Time Regular...
4 days ago
Metuchen, NJ (20 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Dental Assistant with radiology license needed Career opportunity with 401 k 30-35 hours per week...
5 days ago
Rosenfeld Dental Associates - Edison, NJ (20 miles from Princeton, NJ)
The time is now!! Come join an already amazing team!! We have a full-time position available as we grow our newly renovated private practice. Our dental office is not corporate. We are privately...
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5 days ago
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ (13 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Dental Assistant III for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry-Special Care Treatment Center within the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM...
5 days ago
Bensalem, PA (24 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Orthodontic Dental Assistant Full Time - Sign On Bonus - Bensalem, Langhorne, Willow Grove- Philadelphia, PA $1,000 Sign on Bonus!!!...
6 days ago
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ (13 miles from Princeton, NJ)
The Dental Assistant II performs work related to the care, sterilization, packing, and disbursement of equipment and supplies....
6 days ago
Monroe, NJ (13 miles from Princeton, NJ)
We are currently seeking an upbeat and enthusiastic candidate to fill our Full-Time Dental Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant/Dental Hygienist positions....
6 days ago
Eastern Dental Management - Flemington, NJ (14 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Job Information Eastern Dental Management Dental Assistant in Flemington, New Jersey Eastern Dental has been providing families with full-service dental care for over 30 years....
8 days ago
Warminster, PA (24 miles from Princeton, NJ)
We are a long established, high tech, but old school values practice and we are looking for a quality laid back dental assistant to join our dental team....
9 days ago
Eastern Dental Management - Ewing, NJ (10 miles from Princeton, NJ)
Job Information Eastern Dental Management Dental Assistant With XRay License in Ewing, New Jersey Eastern Dental has been providing families with full-service dental care for over 30 years....
9 days ago
Princeton, NJ
A working environment where employees well being is #1 We are looking for: Dental Assistants Hygienists Receptionists / Manager Text today on ......
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Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Princeton, NJ

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

$37,238

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Highest Education Level

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

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