Dental Assistant Jobs in Stony Brook, 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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Medford, NY (9 miles from Stony Brook, 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!...
2 days ago
East Islip, NY (12 miles from Stony Brook, 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!...
2 days ago
Holbrook, NY (8 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
Seeking an experienced part time dental assistant for high quality private family and cosmetic practice in Holbrook. Hours are Tuesday 8:30-12:00, Thursday 1:00-8:00, and Saturday 8:30-12:30....
2 days ago
Deer Park, NY (14 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
1 day ago
Saint James, NY (3 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
High Quality Dental office seeking a Dental Assistant 30 hrs Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis required. Minimal of 3 years experience required....
6 days ago
Hauppauge, NY (7 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
Are you an exceptional dental assistant? Perhaps you have even thought of becoming a hygienist or some other kind of medical professional....
6 days ago
Hicksville, NY (22 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
Need Dental Assistant for hi-tech office in Hicksville who is enthusiastic and willing to provide quality dental care to patients. application from RDA only...ability to take full mouth x-rays is a...
7 days ago
Ronkonkoma, NY (7 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
Our well established dental office in professional building is looking for either a part time or full time dental assistant....
7 days ago
Bohemia, NY (9 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
We are looking for a lead dental assistant, 32-40 hours per week as well as a part time dental hygienist....
8 days ago
Melville, NY (16 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
Full Time / Part Time Permanent Dental Assistant Position available. We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic, and self motivated individual to join our team!...
10 days ago
Heartland Dental - Patchogue, NY (16 miles from Stony Brook, 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...
12 days ago
Manorville, NY (18 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
Full time and part time positions available for busy growing state of the art multi-location dental practice. Looking for experienced team player to join our amazing team. Come be part of the Pure...
12 days ago
East Islip, NY (12 miles from Stony Brook, NY)
General Dental office seeking full time dental assistant. Experience is necessary. Experience with Dentrix a plus. Strict Covid protocols in place....
12 days ago
Stony Brook, NY
We are currently accepting applications for a FULL TIME Lead Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
13 days ago
East Setauket, NY (1 mile from Stony Brook, NY)
We are currently accepting applications for a FULL TIME Lead Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
14 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Stony Brook, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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