Dental Assistant Jobs in Jackson Heights, 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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Bronsky Orthodontics - New York, NY (4 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Orthodontic Assistant Needed Immediately Position Summary: Creating a happy & healthy environment for patients and staff through attention to detail and a good attitude. Responsible for assisting...
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5 hours ago
Complete Dental Works - Teaneck, NJ (11 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
RAPIDLY EXPANDED DENTAL OFFICE LOCATED AT TEANECK, NEW JERSEY, LOOKING FOR ENERGETIC, FAST LEARNING DENTAL ASSISTANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM WHO LIKES TO LEARN EVERYDAY AND LOVE TO HELP OUR PATIENTS AS MUCH...
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5 hours ago Complete Dental Works
Ahrc Nassau's Advantage Care - Glen Head, NY (16 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
assistant training program, required Minimum six (6) months experience as a dental assistant, preferred Basic Life Support Certification/AED required Familiarity serving persons with developmental...
1 day ago
Madison Avenue Dental Associates - New York, NY (3 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Assistant: Take PA, BWS, and PAN xrays Alginate and PVS impressions Intraoral and extraoral photos Practice 4-handed dentistry chart Dental Hygienist: Perform dental prophylaxis, review ohi Administer...
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1 day ago Madison Avenue Dental Associates
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Newark, NJ (15 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Our North Brunswick, NJ Dental Practice is seeking a Part Time Dental Assistant! Located @ 1950 NJ-27, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902 NJ Xray/Radiology License Required!...
11 hours ago
Millburn Orthodontics, PA - Millburn, NJ (22 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Seeking a part time to full time orthodontic assistant for our friendly, family oriented practice. Must be a professional, energetic and enthusiastic person who enjoys working with children and...
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2 days ago
Concerned Dental Care - Yonkers, NY (13 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Join our team as a full time dental assistant and become a part of a fun, team oriented multi specialty practice in Yonkers!...
2 days ago
New York, NY (5 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
We are looking for an experienced Surgical Dental Assistant who is interested in working with an elite office team and taking on a leadership role....
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oyster Bay, NY (20 miles from Jackson Heights, 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
Touro College - Hawthorne, NY (24 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Job Information Touro College Dental Assistant in Hawthorne, New York The Dental Assistant provides chair side assistance to faculty and student dentists during dental procedures....
3 days ago
Yonkers, NY (14 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
A full-time position in Yonkers is available for qualified dental assistants. Candidates should have knowledge of taking digital x-rays and experience in four-handed dentistry....
3 days ago
New York, NY (5 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Seeking a Full Time Dental Assistant for our busy dental practice. Experience is a PLUS. Spanish language is a MUST! You should be available Saturdays, weekdays and be flexible with your hours....
3 days ago
New York City, NY (6 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
Terrific, professional work environment.....General Dentistry Please include along with your resume the number of years as a dental assistant. Thank you........
3 days ago
Jamaica, NY (5 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
We are seeking a dental assistant with experience, available to work immediately. Our main concern is patient care and safety....
4 days ago
New York, NY (5 miles from Jackson Heights, NY)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. 4-handed dentistry a must. Skills with implant and surgery assisting preferred....
4 days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


Clinical Dental Assistant

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Jackson Heights, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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