Dental Assistant Jobs in Nanuet, 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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Bronsky Orthodontics - New York, NY (23 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Orthodontic Assistant Needed Immediately Position Summary: Creating a happy & healthy environment for patients and staff through attention to detail and a good attitude. Responsible for assisting...
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5 hours ago
Complete Dental Works - Teaneck, NJ (14 miles from Nanuet, NY)
RAPIDLY EXPANDED DENTAL OFFICE LOCATED AT TEANECK, NEW JERSEY, LOOKING FOR ENERGETIC, FAST LEARNING DENTAL ASSISTANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM WHO LIKES TO LEARN EVERYDAY AND LOVE TO HELP OUR PATIENTS AS MUCH...
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5 hours ago Complete Dental Works
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Suffern, NY (5 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and create an account...
1 day ago
Madison Avenue Dental Associates - New York, NY (21 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Assistant: Take PA, BWS, and PAN xrays Alginate and PVS impressions Intraoral and extraoral photos Practice 4-handed dentistry chart Dental Hygienist: Perform dental prophylaxis, review ohi Administer...
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1 day ago Madison Avenue Dental Associates
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Monroe, NY (18 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Our Monroe Dental Practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
11 hours ago
Concerned Dental Care - Yonkers, NY (11 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Join our team as a full time dental assistant and become a part of a fun, team oriented multi specialty practice in Yonkers!...
2 days ago
New York, NY (23 miles from Nanuet, NY)
We are looking for an experienced Surgical Dental Assistant who is interested in working with an elite office team and taking on a leadership role....
1 day ago
Touro College - Hawthorne, NY (10 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Job Information Touro College Dental Assistant in Hawthorne, New York The Dental Assistant provides chair side assistance to faculty and student dentists during dental procedures....
3 days ago
Yonkers, NY (11 miles from Nanuet, NY)
A full-time position in Yonkers is available for qualified dental assistants. Candidates should have knowledge of taking digital x-rays and experience in four-handed dentistry....
3 days ago
New York, NY (23 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Seeking a Full Time Dental Assistant for our busy dental practice. Experience is a PLUS. Spanish language is a MUST! You should be available Saturdays, weekdays and be flexible with your hours....
3 days ago
New York, NY (23 miles from Nanuet, NY)
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. 4-handed dentistry a must. Skills with implant and surgery assisting preferred....
4 days ago
Touro College And University System - Hawthorne, NY (10 miles from Nanuet, NY)
A college degree (AS) with Dental Assistant experience OR General education degree or high school diploma with three to five (3 - 5) years dental assistant experience....
4 days ago
Bergenfield, NJ (11 miles from Nanuet, NY)
F/T Dental Assistant position with x-ray license wanted for dental practice in Bergen County. Front Desk knowledge is helpful but not necessary....
4 days ago
Bayside, NY (24 miles from Nanuet, 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...
4 days ago
New York, NY (23 miles from Nanuet, NY)
Join a team of super professionals who will welcome you, support and encourage you as you grow personally, professionally and financially. Our multispecialty practice has often been featured in...
4 days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Administrative Dental Assistant

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


Clinical Dental Assistant

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Nanuet, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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