Dental Assistant Jobs in Whitestone, 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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New York, NY (9 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Dental Assistant (Roslyn Heights, Nassau, Long Island) Looking for an energetic, polite, willing to learn and capable of multitasking individual. Must be reliable and responsible....
2 days ago
Roslyn Heights, NY (9 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Dental Assistant (Roslyn Heights, Nassau, Long Island) Office located by exit 37 off Long Island Expressway, or 28N off Northern State....
2 days ago
New York, NY (9 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Dental office in Brooklyn (Bensonhurst) is looking for DENTAL ASSISTANT part-time/full-time position with experience. Please email your resume....
1 day ago
Belleville, NJ (18 miles from Whitestone, NY)
X-ray license a MUST or WITHIN WEEKS to obtain it (Already having passed the Exam at least). The position requires Saturdays ( every other)....
1 day ago
Global Pharma Tek LLC - Brooklyn, NY (11 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Department: Executive Administration Hours Per Week: 40 Hours Per Day: 8 Days Per Week: 5 Recommended Skills Composite Materials Sterilization X Rays...
15 hours ago
Beautiful Smiles of Bayonne - Bayonne, NJ (17 miles from Whitestone, NY)
We are seeking a part time Dental Assistant to join our team....
2 days ago
State of New York - Orangeburg, NY (19 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Takes x-rays by positioning patients, adjusting and operating x-ray equipment, and developing and mounting exposed film in order to provide information useful in diagnosis and treatment....
1 day ago
New York, NY (9 miles from Whitestone, NY)
The Position: We are seeking an Orthodontic Clinical Dental Assistant....
17 hours ago
Affinity Dental Management - Yonkers, NY (12 miles from Whitestone, NY)
We are looking for a full-time Dental Assistant who is driven, patient-centric and a brand ambassador.We are seeking an individual who is experienced in the field of dentistry and has a commitment to...
2 days ago
Bloomfield, NJ (19 miles from Whitestone, NY)
We are looking for an experienced chairside dental assistant to join our team! Must Haves: -X-ray license (Active) -Four-handed dentistry -A great Attitude!...
3 days ago
Integrated Resources, Inc - Brooklyn, NY (11 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Position: Certified Dental Assistant Location: Brooklyn, NY Duration: 3 Months Responsibilities: Provides patient education. Takes medical histories and vital signs....
4 days ago
Bellmore, NY (16 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Modern dental office in Bellmore, NY in need of an experienced Dental Assistant. Our office provides a friendly environment with potential for growth....
4 days ago
New York, NY (9 miles from Whitestone, NY)
Modern dental office in Bayside, NY in need of an experienced Dental Assistant. Our office provides a friendly environment with potential for growth....
4 days ago
dntl bar - New York, NY (9 miles from Whitestone, NY)
facial structures and treat dental problems/diseases as needed* Maintain/sterilize medical equipment and/or instruments* Operate diagnostic and/or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment* Process x-rays...
4 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Whitestone, NY

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

$39,760

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Highest Education Level

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

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