Dental Assistant Jobs in East Setauket, 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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North Babylon, NY (17 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Dental Office is looking for a part time Dental Assistant. 3 times a week 9 am - 6 pm. Please send resumes....
1 day ago
Bridgeport, CT (17 miles from East Setauket, NY)
- X-ray certified - Bilingual preferred. Job Type: Full-time...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (16 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Job Information Great Expressions Dental Centers Dental Assistant - General Practice in Bay Shore, New York Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oyster Bay, NY (22 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Our Sea Cliff Dental Practice is offering a $1,000 sign on bonus, for a Full-Time Dental Assistant! Located @ 216 Sea Cliff Avenue Sea Cliff, NY 11579 Full Time Schedule 4 Days/Week!...
11 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (16 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
4 days ago
Deer Park, NY (15 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
6 days ago
East Islip, NY (14 miles from East Setauket, 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!...
7 days ago
Holbrook, NY (9 miles from East Setauket, 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....
7 days ago
Medford, NY (9 miles from East Setauket, 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!...
7 days ago
Benevis - Bridgeport, CT (17 miles from East Setauket, NY)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant ready to create memorable patient experiences....
7 days ago
Saint James, NY (4 miles from East Setauket, NY)
High Quality Dental office seeking a Dental Assistant 30 hrs Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis required. Minimal of 3 years experience required....
11 days ago
Hauppauge, NY (9 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Are you an exceptional dental assistant? Perhaps you have even thought of becoming a hygienist or some other kind of medical professional....
11 days ago
Hicksville, NY (24 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Need Dental Assistant for hi-tech office in Hicksville who is enthusiastic and willing to provide quality dental care to patients. application from RDA only...ability to take full mouth x-rays is a...
12 days ago
Ronkonkoma, NY (9 miles from East Setauket, NY)
Our well established dental office in professional building is looking for either a part time or full time dental assistant....
13 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in East Setauket, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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