Dental Assistant Jobs in Plainview, 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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North Babylon, NY (8 miles from Plainview, NY)
Dental Office is looking for a part time Dental Assistant. 3 times a week 9 am - 6 pm. Please send resumes....
1 day ago
Ahrc Nassau's Advantage Care - Glen Head, NY (6 miles from Plainview, NY)
assistant training program, required Minimum six (6) months experience as a dental assistant, preferred Basic Life Support Certification/AED required Familiarity serving persons with developmental...
1 day ago
Madison Avenue Dental Associates - New York, NY (23 miles from Plainview, 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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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (15 miles from Plainview, NY)
Job Information Great Expressions Dental Centers Dental Assistant - General Practice in Bay Shore, New York Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Concerned Dental Care - Yonkers, NY (24 miles from Plainview, 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
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oyster Bay, NY (7 miles from Plainview, NY)
Our Sea Cliff Dental Practice is offering a $1,000 sign on bonus, for a Full-Time Dental Assistant! Located @ 216 Sea Cliff Avenue Sea Cliff, NY 11579 Full Time Schedule 4 Days/Week!...
11 hours ago
Yonkers, NY (24 miles from Plainview, 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
Jamaica, NY (18 miles from Plainview, NY)
We are seeking a dental assistant with experience, available to work immediately. Our main concern is patient care and safety....
4 days ago
Bayside, NY (15 miles from Plainview, 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
Lynbrook, NY (13 miles from Plainview, NY)
PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
4 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (15 miles from Plainview, NY)
Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
4 days ago
Bronx, NY (23 miles from Plainview, NY)
We are currently searching for a talented Dental Assistant to join our team!...
5 days ago
Deer Park, NY (8 miles from Plainview, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
6 days ago
Great Neck, NY (12 miles from Plainview, NY)
MUST be either a CERTIFIED/REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT (NYS licensed with a license #) or a Registered Dental Hygienist to be considered....
6 days ago
East Islip, NY (16 miles from Plainview, NY)
Are you a top-notch dental assistant looking for a career challenge? We have two state-of-the-art dental offices, we follow all covid safety guidelines, and we need experienced dental assistants!...
7 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Plainview, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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