Dental Assistant Jobs in West Islip, 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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Massapequa, NY (8 miles from West Islip, NY)
Full time experienced Dental Assistant for busy general Massapequa office. Benefits, 401 k available. Immediate start. Call ......
1 day ago
Queens Village, NY (23 miles from West Islip, NY)
We are looking for a full time DENTAL ASSISTANT with some experience....
2 days ago
Ezra Medical CTR - Queens Village, NY (23 miles from West Islip, NY)
Dental Assistant Requirements: Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assistance program preferred High school diploma or equivalent....
17 hours ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oyster Bay, NY (16 miles from West Islip, 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!...
4 days ago
Ahrc Nassau's Advantage Care - Glen Head, NY (17 miles from West Islip, 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...
4 days ago
North Babylon, NY (2 miles from West Islip, NY)
Dental Office is looking for a part time Dental Assistant. 3 times a week 9 am - 6 pm. Please send resumes....
5 days ago
Lynbrook, NY (20 miles from West Islip, NY)
PREVIOUS DENTAL ASSISTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED We are currently accepting applications for a Dental Assistant interested in joining Dental365!...
8 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY (4 miles from West Islip, NY)
Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
8 days ago
Deer Park, NY (3 miles from West Islip, NY)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our long established General practice team. Completely renovated facility with a wonderful patient following....
10 days ago
Great Neck, NY (22 miles from West Islip, NY)
MUST be either a CERTIFIED/REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT (NYS licensed with a license #) or a Registered Dental Hygienist to be considered....
10 days ago
East Islip, NY (6 miles from West Islip, 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!...
11 days ago
Holbrook, NY (13 miles from West Islip, 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....
11 days ago
Medford, NY (18 miles from West Islip, 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!...
11 days ago
New Hyde Park, NY (20 miles from West Islip, NY)
Prosthodontic office seeking a Full Time Dental Assistant for Immediate Hire No EVENINGS or Saturdays: M - FR 8-5 Must have knowledge of Dentrix, Dexis (xrays), and all Restorative Procedures Only assistants...
13 days ago
Saint James, NY (13 miles from West Islip, NY)
High Quality Dental office seeking a Dental Assistant 30 hrs Working knowledge of Dentrix and Dexis required. Minimal of 3 years experience required....
15 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in West Islip, NY

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

$39,760

Highest Education Level

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

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