Dental Assistant Jobs in Elmont, 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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New York, NY (15 miles from Elmont, NY)
BUSY MANHATTAN DENTAL OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCED DENTAL ASSISTANT. MUST BE FRIENDLY AND A TEAM PLAYER...
2 days ago
Garden City, NY (4 miles from Elmont, NY)
Must know how to take radiographs and perform four handed dentistry and sterilizing instruments. Great pay with full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401K). Please send resume....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Elmont, NY)
We are a small, private dental office looking for a full time dental assistant to join our dedicated team....
1 day ago
Williston Park, NY (5 miles from Elmont, NY)
Family Dental Practice seeks dental assistant. You can be someone with experience or someone interested in starting a career in dental care....
1 day ago
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Elmont, NY)
Previous dental assisting experience of 2+ years Efficient team player Excellent communication skills Responsibilities: Prepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort Take digital X-rays...
8 hours ago
New York, NY (15 miles from Elmont, NY)
Looking for an experienced dental assistant. Minimum 4 years post training. We have a rotating schedule of dentist, so the ideal candidate would understand each doctor's style and needs....
2 days ago
New York, NY (15 miles from Elmont, NY)
Gramercy Park dental practice is looking for a kind, skillful, motivated, team playing, and well-rounded dental assistant with a minimum of 3 years experience....
1 day ago
Tuckahoe, NY (19 miles from Elmont, NY)
Full time dental assistant position. Applicant should have experience in four handed dentistry, digital x-rays, knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis....
1 day ago
New York, NY (15 miles from Elmont, NY)
Our friendly, modern dental office is seeking to add another amazing Dental Assistant to our great team. Our office is located just blocks from Grand Central Station....
1 day ago
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Elmont, NY)
Dental assistant wanted in Midwood. Great enviornment. Experice preferred. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday....
17 hours ago
Pleasant Dental LLC - Passaic, NJ (24 miles from Elmont, NY)
have the following credentials/skills: Vocational Degree or Certification X-Ray License Chairside Assisting General Dentistry Dental Terminology Front Office Dentrix Learning and Development Why You'll...
Affinity Dental Management - New York, NY (15 miles from Elmont, NY)
We are looking for a Full Time Dental Assistant who is driven, patient-centric and a brand ambassador....
14 hours ago
New York, NY (15 miles from Elmont, NY)
Overview Murray Hill Endodontics has an opening for a Dental Assistant in New York, NY. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
17 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (14 miles from Elmont, NY)
A position is available as a chair side dental assistant to a general dentist. Looking for Tuesday through Saturday availability. Will train the right candidate. Spanish speaking is a plus....
1 day ago
New York, NY (15 miles from Elmont, NY)
Dental Assistant/Receptionist Compensation: $19- $26 per hour Salary commensurate with experience Dental Assistant must have the following experience and skills: 1-2 years Dental Assistance is a must...
2 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Elmont, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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