Dental Assistant Jobs in Saratoga Springs, 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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Greenwich, NY (13 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Full time dental assistant needed for private practice. Full benefits. Covid taken seriously Experience a must....
2 days ago
Mechanicville, NY (9 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Fuschino Family Dentistry is currently seeking a TEMPORARY dental assistant to cover a maternity leave frm mid-December through March....
1 day ago
CFG Health Network - Schenectady, NY (18 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Overview Assists the dentist during examinations and the treatment of patients. Performs certain inter-oral tasks in response to specific instructions from a licensed dentist while under his/her...
5 days ago
St. Peters Health Partners - Albany, NY (21 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
control education of non-certified Dental Assistants Other responsibilities, including those commensurate with certification, as necessary....
6 days ago
Emblem Health - Albany, NY (21 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Job Description: Dental Assistant II Reports to: Senior Dentist/Dental Director/Business Manager FLSA: Union (non-exempt) Position overview: In addition to performing the duties of a dental assistant...
7 days ago
Aspen Dental - Saratoga Springs, NY
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
9 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Latham, NY (20 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Required Skills One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities....
10 days ago
Heartland Dental - Schenectady, NY (18 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
13 days ago
Aspen Dental - Saratoga Springs, NY
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
13 days ago
Newtonville, NY (20 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Dental Assistant in Latham, NY We are seeking Dental Assistants to work with us in Latham, NY providing dental services to the military during weekend events....
13 days ago
Center For Disability Services - Albany, NY (21 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Job Information Center for Disability Services Dental Assistant in Albany, New York Dental Assistant Clinical Albany,New York Apply Description The Center for Disability Services offers hope, innovation...
15 days ago
Aspen Dental - Latham, NY (20 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
16 days ago
Schenectady, NY (18 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Private Dental Office in Schenectady (Rotterdam) NY seeking detail-oriented and reliable Dental Assistant four days a week (Mon-Thurs). Dental experience required....
21 days ago
Albany, NY (21 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
Modern General Dental Practice is looking for a full time Dental Assistant. This is a temporary position for the next 2 month with possibility of permanent placement....
21 days ago
Schenectady, NY (18 miles from Saratoga Springs, NY)
We are looking for a Dental Assistant to join our modern family dental practice. Applicant must be dedicated, friendly and reliable. Experience a plus however willing to train....
22 days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Saratoga Springs, NY

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

$39,421

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Highest Education Level

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

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