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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Artistic Dental - Jackson, NJ
We will train skillset to become a DENTAL ASSISTANT!...
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3 days ago
Lakewood, NJ
Currently hiring Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, and Dental Receptionists with more than two years of experience. Flexible days and hours are available if needed....
1 day ago
Roseland, NJ
Currently hiring Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, and Dental Receptionists with more than two years of experience. Flexible days and hours are available if needed....
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Advanced Dental of Holmdel - Holmdel, NJ
We are currently seeking a candidate that is experienced, reliable, with a positive attitude, able to multi-task, and possesses strong communication skills to fill our Full-Time Dental Assistant position...
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Midwest Dental - Plainsboro, NJ
Overview Dental Assistant ***$3,000 Sign on Bonus!*** At Mondovi Dental, we are passionate about patient care and service....
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moments ago Midwest Dental
Wayne, NJ
If youre an experienced Registered Dental Assistant who loves helping patients, we want to talk to you!...
3 days ago
Cooper University Health Care - Voorhees, NJ
Experience: Oral Surgery experience preferred Required License/Certifications/ Registration: New Jersey Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) required, New Jersey Dental Radiology license requried, CPR...
2 days ago
Midland Park Family Dentistry - Midland Park, NJ
We are looking to add another Dental Assistant to our busy practice! Are you: efficient upbeat meticulous compassionate organized reliable a multi-tasker?...
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1 day ago Midland Park Family Dentistry
Princeton Restorative & Implant Dentistry - Princeton, NJ
Princeton dental office seeking dental assistant to join our team of 5. Must have compassionate nature and reliable transportation to our office....
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3 days ago Princeton Restorative & Implant Dentistry
DentalOne Partners - Burlington, NJ
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
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3 days ago DentalOne Partners
Effie Sofos DMD - Emerson, NJ
Part time dental assistant in Emerson general practice. Flexable hours Tuesday Wednesday Thursday and alternate Saturdays Minimum 1 1/2 years experience and a dental xray license required....
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2 days ago
Mc Afee, NJ
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dental office more efficient and pleasant for patients. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail....
3 days ago
Montvale, NJ
We are currently looking for a qualified kind, personable, reliable full time dental assistant to join our one doctor low volume general practice in Montvale, New Jersey....
6 hours ago
Colonia, NJ
We are searching for a full time dental assistant. Apply to join our friendly, family oriented private general dentist practice in Colonia, NJ....
3 days ago
Swedesboro, NJ
Busy, family practice seeking energetic, caring CDA/RDA assistant to join our team. Full or part time positions available.
4 days ago

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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...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing positions, and many other...


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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in New Jersey

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in New Jersey as reported by the BLS.

$41,817

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in New Jersey offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 New Jersey
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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