Dental Assistant Jobs in Massapequa, 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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East Islip, NY (15 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Are you a top-notch dental assistant looking for a career challenge? We have two state-of-the-art dental offices, we follow all covid safety guidelines, and we need experienced dental assistants!...
1 day ago
Holbrook, NY (21 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Seeking an experienced part time dental assistant for high quality private family and cosmetic practice in Holbrook. Hours are Tuesday 8:30-12:00, Thursday 1:00-8:00, and Saturday 8:30-12:30....
1 day ago
Deer Park, NY (8 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
22 hours ago
Prosthodontics Associates of Long Island - New Hyde Park, NY (12 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Experienced Dental Assistant for a Prosthodontic Office Full Time M-F Hours are 8-5 No Evenings and No Saturdays Must have knowledge in Restorative Procedures as well as Dentrix and Dexis We are fast...
11 hours ago
Great Neck, NY (14 miles from Massapequa, NY)
MUST be either a CERTIFIED/REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT (NYS licensed with a license #) or a Registered Dental Hygienist to be considered....
1 day ago
New Hyde Park, NY (12 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Prosthodontic office seeking a Full Time Dental Assistant for Immediate Hire No EVENINGS or Saturdays: M - FR 8-5 Must have knowledge of Dentrix, Dexis (xrays), and all Restorative Procedures Only assistants...
4 days ago
Saint James, NY (20 miles from Massapequa, NY)
High Quality Dental office seeking a Dental Assistant 30 hrs Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis required. Minimal of 3 years experience required....
5 days ago
Hauppauge, NY (16 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Are you an exceptional dental assistant? Perhaps you have even thought of becoming a hygienist or some other kind of medical professional....
5 days ago
Merrick, NY (5 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Immediate position available for a part time EXPERIENCED assistant Tuesdays and every other Saturday must have knowledge in all phases of Dentistry
5 days ago
New Hyde Park, NY (12 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Dental Assistant: 1) to sterilize 2) break down and set up rooms 3) seat patient 4) take xrays 5 ) keep sterilization area clean 6) assistant front desk when needed ......
5 days ago
Merrick, NY (5 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Seeking an EXPERIENCED full or part time assistant for a family friendly, warm and busy practice This is a great opportunity for the right person to join our team
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - East Rockaway, NY (11 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Job Information Great Expressions Dental Centers Dental Assistant - General Practice in East Rockaway, New York Our East Rockaway, NY dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
6 days ago
Hicksville, NY (6 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Need Dental Assistant for hi-tech office in Hicksville who is enthusiastic and willing to provide quality dental care to patients. application from RDA only...ability to take full mouth x-rays is a...
6 days ago
Ronkonkoma, NY (16 miles from Massapequa, NY)
Our well established dental office in professional building is looking for either a part time or full time dental assistant....
7 days ago
Bohemia, NY (18 miles from Massapequa, NY)
We are looking for a lead dental assistant, 32-40 hours per week as well as a part time dental hygienist....
8 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Massapequa, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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