Dental Assistant Jobs in Beacon, 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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DECA Dental Group - Vails Gate, NY (6 miles from Beacon, NY)
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental...
Brewster, NY (18 miles from Beacon, NY)
Brewster Family Dental is seeking for a Full-time Dental Assistant to join our growing team. Our office is about creating an environment that is warm and welcoming....
4 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Yorktown Heights, NY (16 miles from Beacon, NY)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license 1 year of hands experience working in a dental office At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them and recognize the...
Veterans Health Administration - Montrose, NY (17 miles from Beacon, NY)
Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: using the concepts of four-handed dentistry; assists with specialty procedures including oral surgery, periodontal therapy, endodontic, prosthodontic...
5 days ago
Brewster, NY (18 miles from Beacon, NY)
The Dental Assistant performs a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties. Assisting the dentist, prepare patients for treatment, taking x-rays, scheduling dental appointments....
6 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Danbury, CT (24 miles from Beacon, NY)
between the Patient and the Doctor Qualifications High school diploma Dental office experience Dentrix software experience X-Ray Certification is a plus ICE Certification is a plus Dental Assistant...
Salisbury Mills, NY (9 miles from Beacon, NY)
LOOKING FOR FULL TIME DENTAL ASSISTANT Compensation: Compensation based on experience and skills....
8 days ago
Poughkeepsie, NY (13 miles from Beacon, NY)
Some duties are but not limited to prep and breakdown of operatories, taking/ handling X-Rays and sterilization of instruments....
13 days ago
Highland Mills, NY (11 miles from Beacon, NY)
We are a family-focused dental practice in the Woodbury Commons area, Highland Mills, that is looking for a dental assistant to join our team!...
17 days ago
Aspen Dental - Poughkeepsie, NY (13 miles from Beacon, NY)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
20 days ago
Heartland Dental - Mount Kisco, NY (23 miles from Beacon, NY)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
60+ days ago
Sun River Health - Beacon, NY
Assistant to join our team in Beacon, NY A Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting Dentists/ Hygienists as needed and preparing/dismantling operatory for patient treatment....
60+ days ago
Sun River Health - Peekskill, NY (14 miles from Beacon, NY)
name on daily log sheet; adds sheets to medical record; places and document radiographs in/on X-ray folder; places treatment plans, periodontal charts, informed consent forms, referral forms, and contracts...
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Beacon, NY

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

$37,956

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Beacon, NY offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • 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 Beacon, NY
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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