Dental Assistant Jobs in South Plainfield, 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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Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Dental office is looking for a helper to our dental assistants to help sterilizing dental instruments, cleaning rooms after each appointment, keeping office clean. Full time/part time....
1 day ago
Montclair, NJ (19 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Dental assistant needed for modern office. Experience preferred but Willing to train for the right, motivated individual....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Denville, NJ (21 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
The Dental Assistant we hire must have experience working as a Dental Assistant, and must have a current X-ray license for the state of New Jersey....
1 day ago
Monroe Orthodontics LLC - Monroe, NJ (16 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Registered Dental Assistant - PT. Monday 8:15-7:15, Tuesday/Thursday 8:15-5:15, two Saturdays per month 8:15-2:15. Great working environment in a single practitioner orthodontic office....
14 hours ago
NJ LASER DENTISTRY - Tinton Falls, NJ (23 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Upscale dental practice offers a Full Time position for a Dental Assistant who is hard working and motivated to grow....
8 hours ago
Clearbrook Advanced Dental Care - Monroe, NJ (16 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
We are looking for a part-time or full-time (4-5 days/week, about 28-35hrs) dental assistant with possible light front desk duty for an adult restorative dental practice in Monroe Township, NJ, 08831...
7 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Looking for energetic dental assistant with friendly demeanor and good bedside manners. Busy dental office, so experience and proficiency is a must!!! Friendly patients and good environment....
2 days ago
Warren, NJ (6 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Looking for an enthusiastic dental assistants to work in a small friendly dental office and grow with us. Candidate must have great work ethic and interpersonal skills....
2 days ago
Fairfield Dental Group - Fairfield, NJ (21 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Also, looking for dental assistant to work with endodontist on Fridays....
7 hours ago
Staten Island, NY (17 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Large, Staten Island, NY dental practice is looking for a dental assistant part time. Flexible hours, but some evenings and Saturdays are required....
1 day ago
Passaic, NJ (24 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant/Receptionist in Passaic needed asap PT, possible FT contact for more info. send resume with hourly wage requirement...
1 day ago
Michael Page - Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
They are seeking a Dental Assistant to come in and immediately contribute. Client Details Our client is a growing private Dental Firm located in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn....
2 days ago
Bayonne, NJ (17 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Our New Jersey dental group is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant for our General Dentistry Practice located in Bayonne, NJ!...
2 days ago
Jersey City, NJ (20 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
We are looking for a smart and experienced dental assistant to join our team. At least one year of prior experience as dental assistant required....
2 days ago
Edison, NJ (3 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Great opportunity to join our wonderful team. Quality Esthetic, Implant and Reconstructive Dental Practice, located in Edison, NJ. Team player and positive attitude a must. CDA, RDA preferred....
2 days ago

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