Dental Assistant Jobs in Franklin Square, 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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Brooklyn, NY (16 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Dental Assistant needed: Busy Brooklyn dental office seeking an experienced Dental Assistant to work 4-5 days per week (including 2 Saturdays per month)....
2 days ago
Inwood, NY (6 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
We want you to join a great team! We are a busy orthodontic office looking for a personable, hard worker and a good team player. Orthodontic experience preferred, dental experience required Email...
2 days ago
Staten Island, NY (22 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Respectful dental practice looking for a self-motivated well organized dental assistant Tue, Thr, and Sun be ready for long hours Great Pay! ** Email your resume **...
3 days ago
New Rochelle, NY (15 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
We are looking for a full time dental assistant to join our team in New Rochelle....
3 days ago
Bronx, NY (15 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Our office is seeking to hire a full time dental assistant. Candidates with dental assisting experience are preferred....
1 day ago
Long Island FQHC - Freeport, NY (5 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Assistant Certification required Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification Two years experience working in the health care field Capacity for covering Dental Assistants at all sites as needed Bilingual in English...
1 day ago
New York, NY (17 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Our office is seeking to hire a full time dental assistant. Candidates with dental assisting experience are preferred. Saturday availability is a must....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (16 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Dental Assistant part time for clean friendly office. Experienced or willing to train....
2 days ago
Port Chester, NY (22 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Open Door is currently seeking a Dental Assistant for its Brewster, NY location to assist in the provision of dental services....
2 days ago
Lake Success, NY (5 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Dental assistant needed for busy, growing, very friendly, general dental practice in New Hyde Park. Experience preferred but not required. Part Time. Saturdays preferred....
2 days ago
Tend - Hoboken, NJ (18 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Tend Dental Assistant, Sign-On Bonus!...
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (16 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Make great pay as a Dental Assistant working with our productive Doctor and team! Apply today! Looking to hire immediately. One year experience is required....
1 day ago
Woodhaven, NY (9 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Dental office is looking for a FT/PT dental assistant with experience Must have at least 1 year of past experience as a dental assistant Must be proficient in taking digital x-rays, impressions, and...
1 day ago
Englewood Cliffs, NJ (19 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
General dental office in Englewood Cliffs looking for dental assistant. Experience preferred but willing to train....
16 hours ago
Eva Sokal Dds Pc - New York, NY (17 miles from Franklin Square, NY)
Job Information Eva Sokal DDS PC Dental Assistant in Ridgewood, New York Dental Assistant (Ridgewood, NY) Set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment and assist dentist during dental procedures....
2 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Franklin Square, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Franklin Square, NY offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • 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 Franklin Square, NY
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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