Dental Assistant Jobs in Massapequa Park, 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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Glendale, NY (22 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
Full time dental assistant needed for a general dental office in Glendale Queens. Must take digital xrays!! Must speak English! Immediate start! Mon tues Wednesday Thursday 9-7....
1 day ago
Massapequa, NY
Full time experienced Dental Assistant for busy general Massapequa office. Benefits, 401 k available. Immediate start. Call ......
1 day ago
Queens Village, NY (16 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
We are looking for a full time DENTAL ASSISTANT with some experience....
2 days ago
Forest Hills, NY (20 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
Dental assistant needed for a small friendly hi tech office in Forest Hills. Experience is preferable, but we will teach the right person with no experience or prior knowledge....
3 days ago
Ezra Medical CTR - Queens Village, NY (16 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
Dental Assistant Requirements: Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assistance program preferred High school diploma or equivalent....
16 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oyster Bay, NY (14 miles from Massapequa Park, 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!...
4 days ago
Ahrc Nassau's Advantage Care - Glen Head, NY (12 miles from Massapequa Park, 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...
4 days ago
North Babylon, NY (7 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
Dental Office is looking for a part time Dental Assistant. 3 times a week 9 am - 6 pm. Please send resumes....
5 days ago
Jamaica, NY (18 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
We are seeking a dental assistant with experience, available to work immediately. Our main concern is patient care and safety....
7 days ago
Bayside, NY (18 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
Dental practice in bayside looking for an experienced dental assistant as full time or part time basis please have dental experience, serious inquiries only. knowledge of digital xrays is a must. candidates...
8 days ago
Lynbrook, NY (11 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
8 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (12 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
8 days ago
Deer Park, NY (8 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
10 days ago
Great Neck, NY (15 miles from Massapequa Park, NY)
MUST be either a CERTIFIED/REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT (NYS licensed with a license #) or a Registered Dental Hygienist to be considered....
10 days ago
East Islip, NY (14 miles from Massapequa Park, 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!...
11 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Massapequa Park, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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