Dental Assistant Jobs in Union, 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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New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Dental Assistant / Receptionist- Full time or Part time Modern, friendly Fordham Road dental office has been a central part of community for 35 years We are looking for: a motivated, hard working, friendly...
17 hours ago
DA VINCI DENTAL ARTS - Edison, NJ (9 miles from Union, 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....
Tenafly, NJ (22 miles from Union, NJ)
Dental Assistant (CDA) - preferred, but not required. - Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) preferred, but not required....
18 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Dental assistant needed for a modern general practice in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Great area, friendly staff and excellent pay....
18 hours ago
Jackson Heights, NY (20 miles from Union, NJ)
Looking for dental assistant for general practice office. Bilingual english/spanish. 30 hours/week. Monday and Wednesday 10am-6pm. Tuesday 10am-2pm. Thursday 12 noon -7 pm. Saturday 9am-2pm....
1 day ago
New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Dental Assistant for a full time position is available for qualified dental assistants. Candidates should have knowledge of taking digital x-rays and experience in four-handed dentistry....
1 day ago
Ardent Health Services - Montclair, NJ (8 miles from Union, NJ)
We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Dental Assistant (Registered) to join the Mountainside Team!...
1 day ago
Global Pharma Tek Llc - New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Skills: Required DENTAL ASSISTING DENTAL ASSISTANT CERT DENTAL ASSISTANT Languages: English( Speak, Read, Write ) Spanish( Speak, Read, Write ) Minimum Degree Required: Associate's Degree (Community...
17 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Full time dental assistant needed for a beautiful Park Slope Dental office. Friendly staff and patients. Close to bus and subway. We prefer prior experience. But we are willing to train....
2 days ago
New York, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
Position Requirements: Experience in periodontics or oral surgery Ability to multitask in a fast pace setting Ability to translate the doctors vision of the practice Must know dentrix Ability to take...
1 day ago
Confidential - New York, NY (15 miles from Union, NJ)
Energetic dental assistant needed for midtown dental office Monday through Thursday. Must be able to multi-task. 2 years minimum experience with knowledge of Dentrix....
Forest Hills, NY (22 miles from Union, NJ)
Experienced Dental Assistant Minimum 3 years experience Capable of taking digital x-rays Computer friendly Looking for Monday and Thursday's Possibility of more days in future....
1 day ago
Midwest Dental - Clark, NJ (5 miles from Union, 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?...
Lyndhurst, NJ (10 miles from Union, NJ)
Private practice General Dentist in Bergen County seeking a highly motivated, organized, and personable Dental Assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Union, NJ)
F/T A busy Dental Office in Williamsburg,Brooklyn looking for a motivated,reliable dentist assitant with elevated sense of work ethics for a full time position. Job responsibilities include...
9 hours ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Union, NJ

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Union, 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 (4.1%)
  • 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 Union, NJ
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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