Dental Assistant Jobs in Valhalla, 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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Roslyn Heights, NY (22 miles from Valhalla, NY)
Dental Assistant / Dental Receptionist dual duty (Roslyn Heights, Nassau, Long Island) Office located by exit 37 off Long Island Expressway, or 28N off Northern State....
1 day ago
Woodside, NY (24 miles from Valhalla, NY)
We are a busy Dental Office in Woodside, Queens. Looking for a responsible adult to work in our team. Must know billing and Dental Assisting. Experience min. 3 yrs required. Bilingual speaking...
3 days ago
New Hyde Park, NY (24 miles from Valhalla, NY)
We are currently accepting applications for DENTAL ASSISTANTS to join our growing organization!!!...
1 day ago
Maryknoll, NY (6 miles from Valhalla, NY)
A dental assistant is needed for 3.5 days with some Saturdays for a General dental practice. The right candidate is a caring, hard-working, punctual assistant who works well with others....
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Brewster, NY (24 miles from Valhalla, NY)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have previous experience, however, recent Grads' from an accredited dental assisting program are welcome to apply....
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Greenwich, CT (8 miles from Valhalla, NY)
We are seeking an experienced, personable, and confident assistant to join our Greenwich team. Our practice focuses on state of the art Periodontal/Oral Surgery and Dental Implants. If you take...
3 days ago
New Hyde Park, NY (24 miles from Valhalla, NY)
PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
1 day ago
New Hyde Park, NY (24 miles from Valhalla, NY)
Are you a positive, hard-working person with a great attitude? Are you someone that is energetic, and confident? If so, we would love to have you on our Orthodontic team. We are an Orthodontic...
1 day ago
Williston Park, NY (23 miles from Valhalla, NY)
Some Saturday's Dental Assistant (will train) needed for perio/general practice....
1 day ago
Port Washington, NY (18 miles from Valhalla, NY)
Looking for Dental Assistant with experience only!! Must be flexible with schedule as office hours vary! Saturdays a Must!!...
1 day ago
U.S. Army Medical Command - West Point, NY (23 miles from Valhalla, NY)
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Suffern, NY (17 miles from Valhalla, NY)
* Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and create an...
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White Plains, NY (4 miles from Valhalla, NY)
No experience needed for this exciting opportunity! We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude and great people skills to join our growing organization! We are a...
1 day ago
Bronx, NY (19 miles from Valhalla, NY)
Busy Dental Practice seeks Dental Assistants with a great personality who loves working with patients. Our Dental Assistants are key team members to our practice!...
3 days ago
Lodi, NJ (21 miles from Valhalla, NY)
Full-Time Dental Assistant position for experienced individual in a modern general dental office. X-ray license not required. Some front desk experience helpful....
11 hours ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Valhalla, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Valhalla, NY offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • 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 Valhalla, NY
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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