Dental Assistant Jobs in Northport, 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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Roslyn Heights, NY (18 miles from Northport, NY)
Dental Assistant (Roslyn Heights, Nassau, Long Island) Office located by exit 37 off Long Island Expressway, or 28N off Northern State....
2 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Norwalk, CT (15 miles from Northport, NY)
handed dentistry Enter Treatment Plans Take necessary x-rays as needed Clean and disinfect operatory after each patient Take alginates/pour and trim models Package and sterilize instruments Keep operatory...
3 days ago
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Darien, CT (13 miles from Northport, NY)
handed dentistry Enter Treatment Plans Take necessary x-rays as needed Clean and disinfect operatory after each patient Take alginates/pour and trim models Package and sterilize instruments Keep operatory...
3 days ago
Blue Point, NY (19 miles from Northport, NY)
Dental assistant in busy fast paced Patchogue dental office. Minimum 3 years experience. Proficient in taking X-rays pouring models making temps. Sterilizing, set up and break down of rooms....
4 days ago
Bellmore, NY (19 miles from Northport, NY)
Modern dental office in Bellmore, NY in need of an experienced Dental Assistant. Our office provides a friendly environment with potential for growth....
4 days ago
Lake Grove, NY (11 miles from Northport, NY)
Dental assistant and front desk receptionist needed ASAP for busy dental practice. Experience preferred but will train right candidate. Must be available weekday mornings and/or afternoons....
5 days ago
Guardlab - Farmingdale, NY (13 miles from Northport, NY)
Dental Assistant (Mouthguards) Full-time Company Description GuardLab is a sports technology brand using 3D technology to create premium mouthguards that are accurate, comfortable and fully customizable...
7 days ago
New Hyde Park, NY (21 miles from Northport, NY)
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Chair-side assisting /four handed dentistry - Room set up and break down - Sterilization of instruments/equipment - Taking digital x-rays - Greeting...
9 days ago
Aspen Dental - Norwalk, CT (15 miles from Northport, NY)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
10 days ago
Brentwood, NY (10 miles from Northport, NY)
Dental assistant needed in a Brentwood office ASAP.full time..salary-18-23 $/ hr depending on experience. Please call ... ......
11 days ago
Northport, NY
Are you an experienced dental assistant? We have a terrific staff in a solo office in Northport. Our practice is high tech and very personal at the same time....
11 days ago
Hicksville, NY (14 miles from Northport, NY)
Register with First Class dental staffing For temping and perm positions. Assistants / RDH / Administrative. Dental Experience Only. Must be professional with dental references. Entry level...
12 days ago
Brentwood, NY (10 miles from Northport, NY)
Full/Part time, must be bilingual Spanish/English, offices located in Brentwood. No experience necessary. Please call/text ... and email resume. Thank You
12 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Hempstead, NY (19 miles from Northport, NY)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
14 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Northport, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Northport, NY offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Northport, NY
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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