Dental Assistant Jobs in Amityville, NY

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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Jamaica, NY (20 miles from Amityville, NY)
We are seeking a dental assistant with experience, available to work immediately. Our main concern is patient care and safety....
1 day ago
Bayside, NY (20 miles from Amityville, NY)
Dental practice in bayside looking for an experienced dental assistant as full time or part time basis please have dental experience, serious inquiries only. knowledge of digital xrays is a must. candidates...
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (10 miles from Amityville, NY)
Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
2 days ago
Lynbrook, NY (13 miles from Amityville, NY)
PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
2 days ago
Deer Park, NY (6 miles from Amityville, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
4 days ago
Great Neck, NY (16 miles from Amityville, NY)
MUST be either a CERTIFIED/REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT (NYS licensed with a license #) or a Registered Dental Hygienist to be considered....
4 days ago
East Islip, NY (12 miles from Amityville, NY)
Are you a top-notch dental assistant looking for a career challenge? We have two state-of-the-art dental offices, we follow all covid safety guidelines, and we need experienced dental assistants!...
5 days ago
Holbrook, NY (19 miles from Amityville, NY)
Seeking an experienced part time dental assistant for high quality private family and cosmetic practice in Holbrook. Hours are Tuesday 8:30-12:00, Thursday 1:00-8:00, and Saturday 8:30-12:30....
5 days ago
Medford, NY (24 miles from Amityville, NY)
Are you a top-notch dental assistant looking for a career challenge? We have two state-of-the-art dental offices, we follow all covid safety guidelines, and we need experienced dental assistants!...
5 days ago
New Hyde Park, NY (14 miles from Amityville, NY)
Prosthodontic office seeking a Full Time Dental Assistant for Immediate Hire No EVENINGS or Saturdays: M - FR 8-5 Must have knowledge of Dentrix, Dexis (xrays), and all Restorative Procedures Only assistants...
7 days ago
Saint James, NY (18 miles from Amityville, NY)
High Quality Dental office seeking a Dental Assistant 30 hrs Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis required. Minimal of 3 years experience required....
9 days ago
Hauppauge, NY (14 miles from Amityville, NY)
Are you an exceptional dental assistant? Perhaps you have even thought of becoming a hygienist or some other kind of medical professional....
9 days ago
Merrick, NY (7 miles from Amityville, NY)
Immediate position available for a part time EXPERIENCED assistant Tuesdays and every other Saturday must have knowledge in all phases of Dentistry
9 days ago
New Hyde Park, NY (14 miles from Amityville, NY)
Dental Assistant: 1) to sterilize 2) break down and set up rooms 3) seat patient 4) take xrays 5 ) keep sterilization area clean 6) assistant front desk when needed ......
9 days ago
Merrick, NY (7 miles from Amityville, NY)
Seeking an EXPERIENCED full or part time assistant for a family friendly, warm and busy practice This is a great opportunity for the right person to join our team
9 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Amityville, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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