Dental Assistant Jobs in Rutherford, 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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Bronx, NY (9 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
We are currently searching for a talented Dental Assistant to join our team!...
2 days ago
New York, NY (7 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Dental Assistant is needed for professional state of the art dental office in Staten Island. Come join our team and discover a whole new experience in dentistry....
2 days ago
Bayonne, NJ (10 miles from Rutherford, 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....
1 day ago
Gallery of Smiles - Florham Park, NJ 07932, NJ (15 miles from Rutherford, 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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15 hours ago
Loreal Usa Incorporated - New York, NY (7 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Dir - Business Development, State RDA - Pulp Riot at L'Oreal USA in New York, New York Posted in Other about 14 hours ago. Type: Full Time Job Description: Director of Business Development SRDA...
1 day ago
New York, NY (7 miles from Rutherford, 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....
1 day ago
Jamaica, NY (18 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
We are seeking a dental assistant with experience, available to work immediately. Our main concern is patient care and safety....
1 day ago
New York City, NY (9 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Terrific, professional work environment.....General Dentistry Please include along with your resume the number of years as a dental assistant. Thank you........
12 hours ago
Metropolitan Dental Associates - New York, NY (7 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Looking for a Dental Assistant proficient with digital x-rays for general practice dental office in Downtown Manhattan Qualifications: - Provide excellent patient service and communication, to keep...
1 day ago
Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C. - Brooklyn, NY (17 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Immediate Position Available We are also looking for an experienced and dedicated Dental Assistant to join our growing high end practice....
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2 days ago Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C.
New York City, NY (9 miles from Rutherford, 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....
1 day ago
Bayside, NY (17 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Dental practice in bayside looking for an experienced dental assistant as full time or part time basis please have dental experience, serious inquiries only. knowledge of digital xrays is a must. candidates...
1 day ago
Metuchen, NJ (23 miles from Rutherford, 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....
1 day ago
Florham Park, NJ (15 miles from Rutherford, NJ)
Full time position for dental assistant available! Quality first, family dentistry seeks a hard working, self-motivated, qualified dental assistant for immediate hire....
1 day ago
Millburn Orthodontics, PA - Millburn, NJ (11 miles from Rutherford, 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...
15 hours ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Rutherford, NJ

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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