Dental Assistant Jobs in Mount Vernon, 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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Midwest Dental - Stamford, CT (18 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (16 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Dental Assistant needed: Busy Brooklyn dental office seeking an experienced Dental Assistant to work 4-5 days per week (including 2 Saturdays per month)....
2 days ago
Monsey, NY (19 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
We are seeking a bilingual, English and Spanish, chair-side dental assistant for immediate hire in our pediatric dental office....
2 days ago
Inwood, NY (20 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
We want you to join a great team! We are a busy orthodontic office looking for a personable, hard worker and a good team player. Orthodontic experience preferred, dental experience required Email...
2 days ago
Staten Island, NY (23 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Respectful dental practice looking for a self-motivated well organized dental assistant Tue, Thr, and Sun be ready for long hours Great Pay! ** Email your resume **...
3 days ago
New Rochelle, NY (2 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
We are looking for a full time dental assistant to join our team in New Rochelle....
3 days ago
Bronx, NY (7 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Our office is seeking to hire a full time dental assistant. Candidates with dental assisting experience are preferred....
1 day ago
Long Island FQHC - Freeport, NY (21 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Assistant Certification required Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification Two years experience working in the health care field Capacity for covering Dental Assistants at all sites as needed Bilingual in English...
1 day ago
New York, NY (13 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Our office is seeking to hire a full time dental assistant. Candidates with dental assisting experience are preferred. Saturday availability is a must....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (16 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Dental Assistant part time for clean friendly office. Experienced or willing to train....
2 days ago
Newark, NJ (21 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Great Hours No Weekends Dental assistant responsibilities include but not limited to: -Greet Patients with enthusiasm. -Seat patients in treatment area....
2 days ago
Port Chester, NY (11 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Open Door is currently seeking a Dental Assistant for its Brewster, NY location to assist in the provision of dental services....
2 days ago
Lake Success, NY (11 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Dental assistant needed for busy, growing, very friendly, general dental practice in New Hyde Park. Experience preferred but not required. Part Time. Saturdays preferred....
2 days ago
Tend - Hoboken, NJ (15 miles from Mount Vernon, NY)
Tend Dental Assistant, Sign-On Bonus!...
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Mount Vernon, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Mount Vernon, NY offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • 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 Mount Vernon, NY
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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