Dental Assistant Jobs in Miller Place, 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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Premier Oral Surgery - Stratford, CT (21 miles from Miller Place, NY)
At Premier Oral Surgery and Implantology Center, our goal is to provide the most advanced, comprehensive, and compassionate care possible to every single one of our patients. Our team creates a...
2 days ago
Brentwood, NY (17 miles from Miller Place, NY)
We are seeking a Dental Assistant with some dental experience but willing to train the right candidate. An ideal candidate should be professional, customer service oriented and a team player....
1 day ago
West Islip, NY (22 miles from Miller Place, NY)
PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are currently accepting applications for a FULL TIME LEAD Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
3 days ago
Saint James, NY (10 miles from Miller Place, NY)
The job duties include experience in using Dentrix, taking digital x-rays, sterilization of instruments, setting up and breaking down operatories including: cleaning and stocking treatment rooms, seating...
4 days ago
Ronkonkoma, NY (13 miles from Miller Place, NY)
Dental Assistant Full time *Experience a must* *High energy* *Multi-task* *Dentrix Knowledge*...
4 days ago
Huntington, NY (23 miles from Miller Place, NY)
Dental Assistants Access Staffing LLC Huntington, NY Contractor 0 Apply Now Create Job Alert....
8 days ago
Blue Point, NY (13 miles from Miller Place, NY)
PREVIOUS ORAL SURGERY DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are accepting applications for a Full-Time Oral Surgery Dental Assistant interested in joining our team!...
8 days ago
North Shore Implant and Oral Surgery - Huntington, NY (23 miles from Miller Place, NY)
Seeking Dental Assistant FULL TIME Oral Surgery Friendly outgoing team player detail oriented. Needed Monday through Friday 9-5 Saturday 1/2 day 2x/month....
8 days ago
Sirota Prosthodontics - Melville, NY (24 miles from Miller Place, NY)
Prosthodontic specialty practice in Melville, NY looking for an experienced and professional chairside dental assistant....
8 days ago
Victoria E Shack DDS PC - Port Jefferson Station, NY (3 miles from Miller Place, NY)
We are looking for a competent dental assistant with experience who wants a full time position. We encourage team work and are looking for a good fit for our office!...
8 days ago
Patricia Breen DMD PC - Deer Park, NY (21 miles from Miller Place, NY)
Dentrix experience is a plus. We offer an incredible working....
8 days ago
Huntington, NY (23 miles from Miller Place, NY)
We are looking for a dental assistant to join our team. Our office offers high-quality dentistry for the entire family....
9 days ago
Riverhead, NY (17 miles from Miller Place, NY)
Assist dentist in long term care facilities. Candidates must be organized and a self starter. Previous Dental or CNA experience a plus. EOE W/MBE encourage to apply.
10 days ago
Fairfield, CT (22 miles from Miller Place, NY)
I am finding that most new dental assistants or even experienced receptionists are overlooked due to their lack of knowledge with this software....
11 days ago
Stratford, CT (21 miles from Miller Place, NY)
Our Stratford dental office is offering a great, full time opportunity for a hard working and motivated dental assistant to join our office team....
11 days ago

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