Dental Assistant Jobs in Long Beach, 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 (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. Please submit your resume if you are interested. Qualified candidates will be invited to come for an interview....
2 days ago
New York University - New York, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Preferred Education: Certification as a Dental Assistant. Required Experience: Graduate of a Dental Assistant Training Program or 1-2 years of related experience....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (19 miles from Long Beach, NY)
We are a busy multi specialty practice with an orthodontist, general dentist and periodontist that is looking for a full time Bilingual English/Spanish dental assistant to add to our team....
19 hours ago
New York, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
*Part-time with an ability to become full time* This position requires experience in dental office, having worked as a SURGICAL dental assistant. We will train you if you are willing to learn....
15 hours ago
New York, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Dental Assistant needed for a small Dental Practice. Must be willing to be trained. To start Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday and more days will be added...
2 days ago
Flushing, NY (15 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Looking for part-time experienced Dental Assistant to work part-time in family practice....
2 days ago
New York, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Can you take x-rays? 3) what is your needed salary range per hour at present?...
2 days ago
MTC - New York, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Must be certified to take x-rays. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management....
1 hour ago
Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C. - Brooklyn, NY (15 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Qualifications: Candidate must have at least 2 years chair-side dental assisting experience Knowledge of Dentrix Must be proficient in taking x-rays Will be responsible for sterilization and inventory...
Great Expressions Dental Centers - East Rockaway, NY (3 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
3 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (19 miles from Long Beach, NY)
For busy Brooklyn office,East Flatbush, dental assistant, part-time, no weekends or Wednesdays, 11-7 PM EXPERIENCED ONLY...
2 days ago
New York, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Dental office is seeking a dental assistant to join our team. Must have dental assisting experience to be considered for this position....
1 day ago
New York, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
WILL TRAIN DENTAL ASSISTANT - for busy Brooklyn Boro Park Dental office. Full time. Office closed on Saturdays. Please send your Resumes with your work experience and your education....
19 hours ago
Advanced DDS - Garden City, NY (9 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Overview We are looking for a knowledgeable, dedicated Dental Assistant to join our team. The Dental Assistant ensures that quality patient care is a priority....
3 days ago
New York City, NY (21 miles from Long Beach, NY)
Seeking dental assistant for 4 days a week. Must be able to work Saturdays....
3 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Long Beach, NY

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


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Highest Education Level

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

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