Dental Assistant Jobs in Islip Terrace, 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 (15 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
We are a private, fee-for-service dental practice specializing in Cosmetic and General Dentistry. Our team is family oriented with a heavy focus on keeping the workplace fun and unified!...
3 days ago
Woodbury, NY (15 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Friendly, Professional state of the art dental office hiring a full time dental assistant. Evenings and every other Saturday required. Please visit www.nspali.com for more company details....
3 days ago
Midwest Dental - Miller Place, NY (15 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states. Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?...
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3 days ago Midwest Dental
Glen Cove, NY (24 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
) * Clean and set up rooms * Sterilize dental instruments * Dental terminology * Follows proper OSHA protocol ** DO NOT INQUIRE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE DENTAL ASSISTANT EXPIERENCE **...
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (4 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Our Bay Shore, NY Dental Group is seeking a Full-Time professional, customer service focused, G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a high-performing...
2 days ago
Midwest Dental - Miller Place, NY (15 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
1 day ago
Hempstead, NY (22 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Looking for a Spanish-speaking Dental Assistant who is comfortable working with kids in a very busy dental office. The candidate must be able to take Xrays with NOMAD, and know how to use ScanX....
1 hour ago
Brightwaters, NY (5 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Our Long Island neighborhood dental practice is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant! We are a General Dentistry Practice located in Bay Shore, NY!...
2 days ago
Merrick, NY (20 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Seeking an experienced dental assistant with knowledge in all phases of four handed dentistry Full or part time hours available...
1 hour ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (4 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Overview Our Bay Shore, NY Dental Group is seeking a Full-Time professional, customer service focused, G eneral Practice Dental Assistant who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part...
2 days ago
East Northport, NY (9 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
PART TIME DENTAL ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST FOR GENERAL PRACTICE OFFICE. DUTIES INCLUDE CHAIR-SIDE ASSISTANCE, TAKING X-RAYS, ANSWERING PHONES AND SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS....
2 days ago
Brightwaters, NY (5 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Dental Assistant Full time *Experience a must* *Great Personality* *High energy* *Multi-task* *Dentrix Knowledge*...
3 days ago
Freeport, NY (22 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
General Dental office needs a Full or part time dental assistant for the following duties: take x-rays, clean rooms, sterilize instruments, answer the phone and other required daily responsibilities...
3 days ago
Roslyn, NY (24 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
General dental practice is looking for a Dedicated dental assistant with EXPERIENCE to join our team....
3 days ago
North Babylon, NY (7 miles from Islip Terrace, NY)
Dental Assistant Full time *Experience a must* *Great Personality* *High energy* *Multi-task* *Dentrix Knowledge*...
3 days ago

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