Dental Assistant Jobs in New Jersey

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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Dental Assistant

  • Elmwood Park, NJ
  • 1 day ago
Dental Assistant part-time experience required xray license required modern pleasant dental office...

PT Dental Assistant

  • Great Expressions
  • North Brunswick, NJ
  • 1 day ago
Qualifications X-Ray/Radiology Certification where state regulations specify, otherwise required Dental Assisting Certification required where state regulations specify Past experience as a dental assistant...

Registered Dental Assistant ( part time )

  • Simply Beautiful Smiles
  • Lawrenceville, NJ
  • 20 hours ago
Simply Beautiful Smiles and Affiliates state-of-the-art dental practice is searching for a detail-oriented and compassionate Dental Assistant RDA with an active x-ray license for our Lawrenceville,...

Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Voorhees, NJ
  • 2 days ago
The ideal candidate we hire must be a Dental Assistant with their X-ray certification in the state of NJ....

Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

  • Hudson Family Dental
  • Hackensack, NJ
  • 17 hours ago
Take, develop, mount and file x-rays. Provide post-operative instructions and follow-up appointments for patients....
General dentist office in Colonia/Edison seeking: Dental assistant and Dental Receptionist: Requires good communication and customer service.. Email resume or Fax at .......

Dental Assistant & Front Desk

  • Cranbury, NJ
  • 2 days ago
Other duties and responsibilities include: Update and maintain clients dental records Perform routine dental cleanings and assist the dentist with complex dental procedures Take and process X-rays of...

Dental Assistant/Receptionist

  • Englewood, NJ
  • 2 days ago
QR Code Link to This Post We are looking for a dental assistant/ receptionist, preferably with an x-ray license and Dentrix knowledge. We are willing to train the right individual....

Oral Surgery/Dental Assistant

  • Warren, NJ
  • 3 days ago
Seeking a full-time oral surgery/dental assistant for very busy Oral Surgery office. Looking for a team player to join our great team and office which is very well established....

Pediatric Dental Assistant

  • Dental Care Alliance
  • Midland Park, NJ
  • 3 days ago
Overview Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of Midland Park is hiring a Certified Dental Assistant for our office located in Midland Park, NJ 07432....

Registered Dental Assistant

  • Farag Dentistry
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • 1 day ago
REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT Responsibilities: Must have experience assisting a General Dentist....

Registered Dental Assistant

  • Simply Beautiful Smiles
  • Trenton, NJ
  • 7 hours ago
Description Simply Beautiful Smiles and Affiliates state-of-the-art dental practice is searching for a detail-oriented and compassionate Dental Assistant RDA with an active x-ray license for our Lawrenceville...

Dental Assistant

  • Hackensack, NJ
  • 3 hours ago
We are seeking a dental assistant who is highly motivated, pleasant, energetic, with great people skills for our state of the art family practice. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus....


  • Dental Creations
  • Medford, NJ
  • 2 days ago
Looking for an amazing individual to join our team. Must be an RDA, knowledge of making tempararies and xray license is a must. Full benefit package, Health, vision, dental insurance, Two weeks...

Dental Assistant

  • Lakewood, NJ
  • 2 days ago
tasks like coronal polishing is a plus Good computer skills Excellent communication and people skills Attention to detail Well-organized and reliable High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant...

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Dental Assistant Fundamentals
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in New Jersey

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in New Jersey offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.9%)
  • 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 New Jersey
  • Less than 1 year (48.4%)
  • 1-2 years (27.4%)
  • None (13.1%)
  • 10+ years (11.2%)

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