Dental Assistant Jobs in New York

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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Newtonville, NY
Dentist office needs temporary dental assistant....
2 days ago
Aspen Dental - Glens Falls, NY
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Yorktown Heights, NY
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have minimum of 1 year experience as a Dental Assistant....
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Great Expressions Dental Centers - Brookhaven, NY
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
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Aspen Dental - Camillus, NY
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
1 day ago
Buffalo, NY
Our small, friendly Buffalo dental office is looking for a Dental Assistant. Must be friendly, upbeat, and have assisting experience....
3 days ago
New York, NY
Candidates should have knowledge of taking digital x-rays and experience in four-handed dentistry. This is a great career opportunity in a growing and excellent working environment....
3 days ago
Aspen Dental - Massapequa, NY
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
2 days ago
New York, NY
Candidates should have knowledge of taking digital x-rays and experience in four-handed dentistry....
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Lake Katrine, NY
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have at least 1 year of Dental Assistant experience....
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Meadowbrook Dental Care PC - Mineola, NY
Full-Time/Part-Time Dental Assistant Needed: We are looking for a dedicated professional with a bright personality to add to our amazing team of dental professionals....
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23 hours ago
New York, NY
We are seeking to add another amazing Dental Assistant to our great team. Our office is located just blocks from Grand Central Station....
1 day ago
New York, NY
Full time OR part time job: Experienced dental chairside assistant with computer skills needed for a midtown dental practice near Grand Central Station. Very pleasant working environment in a...
3 days ago
Aspen Dental - Hamburg, NY
Dental Assistants that join Aspen are committed to providing quality care and live that mission every day....
3 days ago
White Plains, NY
We are looking for a dental assistant for a busy private practice. Experience is preferred but we will train the right candidate! Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus!...
3 days ago

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Dental Assistant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Administrative Dental Assistant

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Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in New York

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in New York as reported by the BLS.

$37,956

Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in New York offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (27.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 New York
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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