Dental Assistant Jobs in Lockport, 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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Williamsville, NY (12 miles from Lockport, NY)
Our Williamsville office is currently looking for a PT dental assistant to work on Wednesdays from 8:00 - 7:00 pm. Additional hours will be available (if wanted) to cover staff vacations....
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Buffalo, NY (21 miles from Lockport, NY)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
3 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Buffalo, NY (21 miles from Lockport, NY)
Examples of specialized experience include but are not limited to: using the concepts of four-handed dentistry; assisting with specialty procedures including oral surgery, periodontal therapy, endodontic...
6 days ago
Aspen Dental - Cheektowaga, NY (20 miles from Lockport, NY)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
12 days ago
Aspen Dental - Niagara Falls, NY (17 miles from Lockport, NY)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
16 days ago
North American Dental Group - Amherst, NY (12 miles from Lockport, NY)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
18 days ago
Amherst, NY (12 miles from Lockport, NY)
Our practice is focused on TMJ and other facial pain conditions, along with sleep apnea and some general dentistry....
18 days ago
Buffalo, NY (21 miles from Lockport, NY)
We are looking for a full time Dental Assistant/treatment coordinator who is dependable, punctual and able to multi task. You should adhere to written procedure guidelines....
21 days ago
Aspen Dental - Buffalo, NY (21 miles from Lockport, NY)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
25 days ago
Aspen Dental - Lockport, NY
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
30+ days ago
Depew, NY (18 miles from Lockport, NY)
Required Skills & Experience One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities...
30+ days ago
Olv Human Services - Buffalo, NY (21 miles from Lockport, NY)
Job Information OLV Human Services Dental Assistant in Lackawanna, New York Description Job Summary: The Dental Assistant assist dentists in the treatment of patients and the completion of dental procedure...
30+ days ago
Buffalo, NY (21 miles from Lockport, NY)
Ability to perform four-handed dentistry and must have good finger dexterity and arm-hand steadiness....
30+ days ago
SmileDirectClub - Buffalo, NY (21 miles from Lockport, NY)
That's why we're looking for energetic, passionate, and confident Dental Assistants who can help turn frowns into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Tonawanda, NY (15 miles from Lockport, NY)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
45+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Lockport, NY

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

$36,375

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Lockport, NY offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 Lockport, NY
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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