Dental Assistant Jobs in Westfield, 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 (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant is needed for professional state of the art dental office in Staten Island. Come join our team and discover a whole new experience in dentistry....
3 days ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. 4-handed dentistry a must. Skills with implant and surgery assisting preferred....
1 day ago
New York City, NY (18 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Terrific, professional work environment.....General Dentistry Please include along with your resume the number of years as a dental assistant. Thank you........
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Gallery of Smiles - Florham Park, NJ 07932, NJ (8 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Salary: $18.00 to $26.00 /hour Experience: dental assisting: 2 years (Preferred) License: Certified Dental Assistant (Preferred) Registered Dental Assistant (Preferred) X-ray (Required) Work Location...
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Bayonne, NJ (12 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for fast-paced, high-tech dental office that offers patients quality and comprehensive dental care. We are a friendly and lively team....
2 days ago
Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C. - Brooklyn, NY (21 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Immediate Position Available We are also looking for an experienced and dedicated Dental Assistant to join our growing high end practice....
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2 days ago Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C.
New York City, NY (18 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Awesome dental assistant needed for pediatric practice: Looking for a full time dental assistant with experience to join our growing and amazing pediatric dental practice....
2 days ago
Metuchen, NJ (7 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for fast-paced, high-tech dental office that offers patients quality and comprehensive dental care. We are a friendly and lively team....
2 days ago
Florham Park, NJ (8 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Full time position for dental assistant available! Quality first, family dentistry seeks a hard working, self-motivated, qualified dental assistant for immediate hire....
2 days ago
Midwest Dental - East Brunswick, NJ (15 miles from Westfield, 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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2 days ago Midwest Dental
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Assistant wanted for full time position in prestigious upper west side dental office. There are no weekends and no evenings with this position....
2 days ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
We are looking for a part time dental assistant for our Midtown Manhattan practice Monday and Thursday from 9:30am to 7:00pm. Great hourly rate of pay for the right candidate....
3 days ago
Maywood, NJ (22 miles from Westfield, NJ)
A growing dental practice in Maywood, NJ is seeking a trustworthy and reliable Dental Assistant. Requirements are but not limited to: (a) X-RAY license and (b) at least 2 years of experience....
3 days ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Join a team of super professionals who will welcome you, support and encourage you as you grow personally, professionally and financially. Our multispecialty practice has often been featured in...
2 days ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Office seeking Dental Assistant for Wednesdays and Friday and 1 Saturday per month. Must love kids. Responsibilities include: taking x-rays, setting up, sterilization....
3 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Westfield, NJ

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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