Dental Assistant Jobs in Trenton, 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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Confidential - Medford, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Certified Dental Assistants who can place sealants, do fluoride treatments, take impressions and apply whitening products are encouraged to apply....
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1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - North Brunswick, NJ (20 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Overview Our North Brunswick, NJ Dental Practice is seeking a Part Time Dental Assistant! Located @ 1950 NJ-27, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902 NJ Xray/Radiology License Required!...
1 day ago
Brunswick Smiles - Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852, NJ (16 miles from Trenton, NJ)
We are a state of the art, digital general dentist office looking for a part time or full time CDA RDA dental assistant. This is the second location of a family owned PPO/FFS office....
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1 day ago Brunswick Smiles
Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. - Pemberton, NJ (18 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Dental Assistant) or RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) preferred Diploma from Dental Assistant program High School Diploma/GED At least 1 year of current work experience; 2-4 years preferred Valid...
3 days ago
Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ (11 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
4 days ago
Huntingdon Valley, PA (17 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Our small, private practice (not corporate) office is seeking an excellent dental assistant to join our fantastic team. We value our relationships and are seeking someone to grow with us....
4 days ago
Midwest Dental - East Brunswick, NJ (22 miles from Trenton, 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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5 days ago Midwest Dental
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Job Information Rutgers University Dental Assistant III in New Brunswick, New Jersey Title: Dental Assistant IIILocation: US-NJ-New Brunswick...
5 days ago
Cherry Hill, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
We are seeking a Dental Assistant for a full time position for our dental practice in Cherry Hill, NJ....
5 days ago
Childrens Dental Health - Warrington, PA (21 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Title Dental Assistant EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer....
6 days ago
Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ (11 miles from Trenton, NJ)
*IH ID: 2020-8846 # of Openings: 1 Category: Dental Assistant Type: Part Time Regular...
7 days ago
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, 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...
8 days ago
Cherry Hill, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Full-time and part-time dental assistants needed for a modern, fast paced oral surgery office. Great team with benefits, as well as no nights or weekends....
8 days ago
Bensalem, PA (13 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Orthodontic Dental Assistant Full Time - Sign On Bonus - Bensalem, Langhorne, Willow Grove- Philadelphia, PA $1,000 Sign on Bonus!!!...
8 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Trenton, NJ

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

$37,238

Highest Education Level

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

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