Dental Assistant Jobs in Watchung, 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 (24 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Experienced Registered Dental Assistant (Queens) compensation: $48-$50 PLUS a Monthly TEAM Bonus employment type: part-time QR Code Link to This Post Experienced Dental Hygienist - Two days a week -...
2 days ago
New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, 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....
6 hours ago
Staten Island, NY (18 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Orthodontic Dental Assistant No experience needed for this exciting opportunity! We pay the costs associated with the Online Education Program and Certification! Reach out today to get started!...
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Watchung, 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....
1 day ago
New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, 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...
7 hours ago
Lyndhurst, NJ (20 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Private practice General Dentist in Bergen County seeking a highly motivated, organized, and personable Dental Assistant to join our team....
1 day ago
First MedCare Inc - Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Watchung, NJ)
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist's office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
3 days ago
Staten Island, NY (18 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Part time dental assistant/receptionist needed for boutique dental office. Candidate MUST know how to take x-rays. One year experience mandatory for consideration....
3 days ago
Princeton, NJ (21 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Dental Assistant Needed ***NO SATURDAYS*** Full Time and Part Time Position Available Monday-Friday Quality Family Practice Excellent Salary and Benefits Must Have X-Ray License Please E-mail Resume...
3 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Our office, Leaf Dental is looking for a Dental Assistant for a modern, quality driven dental office in DUMBO. Looking for a friendly, determined and motivated person to join our team....
3 days ago
Princeton, NJ (21 miles from Watchung, NJ)
If you want to join a professional dental team that is thoughtful, fun and recognized as leaders and respected professionals, please submit your resume for further consideration. Our position...
3 days ago
New York, NY (24 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Dental assistant needed for two offices - Manhattan (Financial District) and Brooklyn (Boerum Hill); assistant will travel between the two....
3 days ago
Butler, NJ (24 miles from Watchung, NJ)
Looking for a dental assistant, sterilization tech or a floater. Part time position for Tuesdays and Thursdays. 14-16 hours a week. May extend to more days. Please email resume. Thank you....
4 days ago
Secaucus, NJ (21 miles from Watchung, NJ)
We are looking for a talented Dental assistant to manage patients. Must be able to respond efficiently to patient and doctor needs and inquiries....
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Watchung, NJ

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Highest Education Level

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

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