Dental Assistant Jobs in Somerset, 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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Zufall Health - Flemington, NJ (18 miles from Somerset, 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!...
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Union, NJ (19 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Our preferred candidate will have at least 2 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant and must be x-ray certified in the state of New Jersey....
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2 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Newark, NJ (24 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
22 hours ago
Beautiful Smiles of Bayonne - Bayonne, NJ (24 miles from Somerset, NJ)
We are seeking a part time Dental Assistant to join our team. This position offers flexible hours for approximately 15-20 hours per week....
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2 days ago
Woodbridge, NJ (12 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Dental Office in Woodbridge is seeking a experienced, friendly, personable, organized and patient candidate for front desk and Dental Assistant....
1 day ago
Dental Illuminations - Plainsboro, NJ (11 miles from Somerset, NJ)
We are a well-established private practice seeking a motivated and team-oriented candidate for a FULL TIME Dental Assistant / Office Help position....
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1 day ago Dental Illuminations
Midwest Dental - Millburn, NJ (20 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant **$2,000 Sign-On Bonus** Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
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3 days ago Midwest Dental
Dental Care Alliance - East Brunswick, NJ (7 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Overview We are looking for a Dental Assistant to join our affiliate practice, Garden State Dental, located in East Brunswick, NJ 08816....
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4 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Manalapan, NJ (17 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Assistant part time An exciting opportunity has opened up for a part time dental assistant position in Manalapan New Jersey....
4 days ago
North Brunswick, NJ (4 miles from Somerset, NJ)
We will train you and support your growth to become an expanded functions RDA....
4 days ago
DA VINCI DENTAL ARTS - Edison, NJ (9 miles from Somerset, NJ)
We are looking to add another Dental Assistant to our team. We have part-time and full time available. Compensation is to be discussed pending on experience....
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5 days ago DA VINCI DENTAL ARTS
Princeton Dental Group - Princeton, NJ (11 miles from Somerset, 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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5 days ago Princeton Dental Group
Midwest Dental - Clark, NJ (13 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Overview Dental Assistant - Temporary Mondovi Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
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5 days ago Midwest Dental
Pennington, NJ (18 miles from Somerset, 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...
5 days ago
Staten Island, NY (24 miles from Somerset, NJ)
Looking for a dental hygienist and dental assistant for a busy private practice accepting most insurance plans....
5 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Somerset, NJ

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Somerset, 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 (4.2%)
  • 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 Somerset, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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