Dental Assistant Jobs in Syracuse, 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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Phoenix, NY (17 miles from Syracuse, NY)
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentists office more efficient and pleasant for patients....
5 days ago
Trinity Health - Syracuse, NY
Employment Type: Part time Shift: Day Shift Description: 101 Union Ave 6th Floor of PCC (POB) Syracuse, New York POSITION SUMMARY: Collaboratively provides a wide variety of closely coordinated,...
12 days ago
Aspen Dental - Cicero, NY (8 miles from Syracuse, NY)
Responsibilities Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment Take dental radiographs (x-rays) Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize...
14 days ago
Aspen Dental - Cicero, NY (8 miles from Syracuse, NY)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
18 days ago
Liverpool, NY (4 miles from Syracuse, NY)
Established Pediatric Dental office is looking for a CDA to join our team. The ideal candidate will be detail orientated, a team player with a positive attitude and love working with children....
18 days ago
Bechtel - Auburn, NY (23 miles from Syracuse, NY)
Some qualities and skills we seek: Chair-side/ four-handed dentistry, general computer knowledge, great communication skills, ability to multi task, and dependable....
20 days ago
Syracuse, NY
Our fast-paced, highly-technical, solo dental practice is looking for an enthusiastic, extremely motivated individual to join our Dental Team. Customer service skills and strong work ethics are...
23 days ago
Trinity Health Corporation - Syracuse, NY
Employment Type: Full time Shift: Day Shift Description: POSITION SUMMARY: Collaboratively provides a wide variety of closely coordinated, interdependent patient centered oral health care...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Cicero, NY (8 miles from Syracuse, NY)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
60+ days ago
Affordable Dentures & Implants - Cicero, NY (8 miles from Syracuse, NY)
Dental Assistants and Front Desk Associates Overview Come join our team as a Dental Assistant at Stone Dentistry and Dentures in Cicero!...
90+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Camillus, NY (7 miles from Syracuse, NY)
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
90+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Syracuse, NY

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

$35,861

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Highest Education Level

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

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