Dental Assistant Jobs in New York, 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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New York, NY
Looking for an experienced dental assistant - 4-handed dentistry highly appreciated....
2 days ago
Fort Lee, NJ (6 miles from New York, NY)
We are looking for a dental assistant/receptionist to join our office part time/full time Experience is preferred but not required willing to train the right person Experience with Eaglesoft is a plus...
2 days ago
New York, NY
Exceptional position for an experienced Dental Assistant who is looking to grow and join our amazing team....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (3 miles from New York, NY)
PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are currently accepting applications for a FULL TIME Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
2 days ago
Bergenfield, NJ (11 miles from New York, NY)
Dental office in Bergenfield, NJ looking for a Full time assistant that is friendly and energetic to join our high-patient volume practice. Dental assisting experience and X-Ray License a MUST....
1 day ago
Glendale, NY (7 miles from New York, NY)
Front Desk/Dental Assistant wanted Mon, Tues, Thurs 9-7, Weds 9-6. Experienced, computer knowledgeable, Kodak Practice Works software, insurance verification, eligibility, can read an EOB....
1 day ago
Smile Again Dental Implant Center - Fairfield, NJ (18 miles from New York, NY)
Daily responsibilities include but not limited to chairside assisting, providing exceptional patient care before, during and after procedures, going over pre/post op care with patients, taking digital...
2 days ago
Staten Island, NY (10 miles from New York, NY)
We are a growing dental practice looking to add a full time dental assistant to our team. We work M-F 9-4pm and sometimes weekends....
1 day ago
Paterson, NJ (14 miles from New York, NY)
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentists office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
18 hours ago
Whitestone, NY (9 miles from New York, NY)
Dental Assistant needed for Saturday July 18th Whitestone NY We are looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to work this Saturday in a general office. Experience a must!...
18 hours ago
Brooklyn, NY (4 miles from New York, NY)
Experienced or inexperienced. Willing to train. Must have experience taking x-rays and setting up for dental procedures. Must be team oriented. Must work Every Saturday, Tuesdays every other...
17 hours ago
Edgewater, NJ (5 miles from New York, NY)
We are an established general dental practice seeking a Dental Assistant for immediate hire. If you are a team player and are self-motivated and driven, this is a great opportunity for you!...
2 days ago
Union, NJ (14 miles from New York, NY)
Dental Assistant needed for a high quality private dental office. Experience preferred. Emphasis on total patient care and safety. Friendly, warm, caring environment. Monday-Thursday hours....
2 days ago
Long Island City, NY (3 miles from New York, NY)
We are brand new, modern general dentistry practice in the heart of Long Island City....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (3 miles from New York, NY)
Dental assistant for non medicaid dental office in midwood. We need for 3 days a week and after the summer one of those days is Sunday....
2 days ago

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