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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Newtown, PA (11 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Growing endodontic practice seeking a full time dental assistant to join our dental team. Candidates must be reliable and have an excellent work ethic. Training will be provided....
2 days ago
Zufall Health - Flemington, NJ (21 miles from Trenton, 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
Artistic Dental - Jackson, NJ (21 miles from Trenton, NJ)
We will train skillset to become a DENTAL ASSISTANT!...
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1 day ago
Cherry Hill, NJ (24 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Our growing dental practice is looking for a dental assistant to join our team. We are looking for someone who is friendly, organized, reliable and demonstrates self-motivation....
2 days ago
Dental Illuminations - Plainsboro, NJ (11 miles from Trenton, 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
Elkins Park, PA (22 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Friendly, family oriented dental office seeking professional, reliable, and experienced dental assistant to work M,T,W 8:45-5:15 Serving the Philadelphia area and the Suburbs of Eastern Montgomery County...
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - East Brunswick, NJ (22 miles from Trenton, 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 (20 miles from Trenton, 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 (20 miles from Trenton, NJ)
We will train you and support your growth to become an expanded functions RDA....
4 days ago
Princeton Dental Group - Princeton, NJ (11 miles from Trenton, 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
Pennington, NJ (8 miles from Trenton, 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
Burlington, NJ (10 miles from Trenton, NJ)
DENTAL ASSISTANT F/T We are currently looking for a dental assistant to work about 35 hours a week (full time) in our BRAND NEW office with start-of-the-art equipment....
5 days ago
Moorestown, NJ (19 miles from Trenton, NJ)
Are you a New Jersey RDA Registered Dental Assistant looking to join an orthodontic team that you will be happy and proud to work with?...
6 days ago
Dental Care - Somerset, NJ (22 miles from Trenton, NJ)
We are seeking a new Dental Assistant to join our team. Your role will be to perform typical Dental Assistant duties, and to uphold the standards and Core Values of the company....
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7 days ago Dental Care
Dental Care - Somerset, NJ (22 miles from Trenton, NJ)
We are seeking a new Registered Dental Assistant to join our team. Your role will be to perform all Registered Dental Assistant duties, and to uphold the standards and Core Values of the company....
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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

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Highest Education Level

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

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