Dental Assistant Jobs in Peekskill, 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 - Danbury, CT (24 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Mondovi Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states....
1 day ago
Touro College And University System - Hawthorne, NY (14 miles from Peekskill, 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....
1 day ago
Yonkers, NY (22 miles from Peekskill, 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....
20 hours ago
Touro College - Hawthorne, NY (14 miles from Peekskill, 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....
20 hours ago
Concerned Dental Care - Yonkers, NY (23 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Join our team as a full time dental assistant and become a part of a fun, team oriented multi specialty practice in Yonkers!...
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New Milford, NJ (24 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Opportunity to start a new and exciting path in a brand new, state of the art, dental specialty office! We are seeking someone who is eager to learn, energetic, and enthusiastic, to join our team....
4 days ago
Sun River Health - Walden, NY (23 miles from Peekskill, NY)
HRHCare is currently seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team in Walden....
4 days ago
Advanced Dentistry of New Canaan - New Canaan, CT 06840, CT (23 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Keywords: chairside assisting, dental terminology...
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4 days ago
Cortlandt Manor Dental - Cortlandt Manor, NY
Immediate full time opportunity for an experienced four handed Dental Assistant in a family friendly General Dentist office....
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5 days ago
Port Chester, NY (22 miles from Peekskill, NY)
We are a long-standing PPO dental office looking for a dental assistant to join our team Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday....
6 days ago
Tarrytown, NY (14 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Modern Digital office, looking for an organized, skillful individual to work together. Very friendly, professional staff in place. Must have working knowledge of Dentrix, digital X-rays, CAD/CAM...
6 days ago
White Plains, NY (19 miles from Peekskill, NY)
We are seeking a full time dental assistant for a busy private practice Experience preferred, for digital x-rays, dental software We need a reliable employee whom is understanding of the proper precautions...
6 days ago
Danbury, CT (24 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Mondovi Dental is looking for a talented professional to fill a full-time Dental Assistant position in our Danbury office (Full Time Hours)....
7 days ago
Orangeburg, NY (16 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Assistant wanted part-time for orthodontic practice on Route 303 in Orangeburg. Office is open one day per week only, either Monday or Friday. Must be available on those days. Hours vary,...
7 days ago
Aspen Dental - Mohegan Lake, NY (4 miles from Peekskill, NY)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
7 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Peekskill, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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