Dental Assistant Jobs in Blue Point, 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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Massapequa, NY (22 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Full time experienced Dental Assistant for busy general Massapequa office. Benefits, 401 k available. Immediate start. Call ......
1 day ago
North Babylon, NY (15 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Dental Office is looking for a part time Dental Assistant. 3 times a week 9 am - 6 pm. Please send resumes....
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (9 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
8 days ago
Deer Park, NY (15 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
10 days ago
East Islip, NY (7 miles from Blue Point, 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!...
11 days ago
Holbrook, NY (3 miles from Blue Point, 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....
11 days ago
Medford, NY (6 miles from Blue Point, 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!...
11 days ago
Saint James, NY (12 miles from Blue Point, NY)
High Quality Dental office seeking a Dental Assistant 30 hrs Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis required. Minimal of 3 years experience required....
15 days ago
Hauppauge, NY (8 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Are you an exceptional dental assistant? Perhaps you have even thought of becoming a hygienist or some other kind of medical professional....
15 days ago
Ronkonkoma, NY (8 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Our well established dental office in professional building is looking for either a part time or full time dental assistant....
16 days ago
Bohemia, NY (5 miles from Blue Point, NY)
We are looking for a lead dental assistant, 32-40 hours per week as well as a part time dental hygienist....
17 days ago
Melville, NY (19 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Full Time / Part Time Permanent Dental Assistant Position available. We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic, and self motivated individual to join our team!...
19 days ago
Heartland Dental - Patchogue, NY (6 miles from Blue Point, NY)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
21 days ago
Manorville, NY (15 miles from Blue Point, NY)
Full time and part time positions available for busy growing state of the art multi-location dental practice. Looking for experienced team player to join our amazing team. Come be part of the Pure...
21 days ago
East Islip, NY (7 miles from Blue Point, NY)
General Dental office seeking full time dental assistant. Experience is necessary. Experience with Dentrix a plus. Strict Covid protocols in place....
21 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Blue Point, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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