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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Tend - New York, NY
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Rockefeller Center are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
2 days ago
New York, NY
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. Please submit your resume if you are interested. Qualified candidates will be invited to come for an interview....
23 hours ago
North Country Family Health - Lowville, NY
The Dental Assistant supports the mission, goals, and objectives of North Country Family Health Center, Inc., Lowville location. through lending support and assistance to the dentist/dental hygienist...
15 hours ago
New York, NY
Friendly and peaceful Chelsea dental office looking for a flexible and experienced dental assistant....
9 hours ago
New York University - New York, NY
Preferred Education: Certification as a Dental Assistant. Required Experience: Graduate of a Dental Assistant Training Program or 1-2 years of related experience....
12 hours ago
DECA Dental Group - Vails Gate, NY
Active Registered Dental Assistant License Current CPR certification Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience as an RDA in a dental practice Company: Ideal Dental...
Tend - New York, NY
We're adding a Dental Assistant to the Tend team, to increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care....
2 days ago
Tend - New York, NY
Responsibilities Prepare the studio suite for Tend members and play an integral part of the member experience flow Take high quality digital scans and/or x-rays to collect diagnostic data Develop member...
2 days ago
Tend - New York, NY
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Williamsburg are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
2 days ago
Tend - New York, NY
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Chelsea are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
2 days ago
Tend - New York, NY
The dental assistant role Dental assistants at Tend Grand Central are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
2 days ago
Kingston, NY
Seeking a dental assistant to join our oral surgery practice in Kingston, New York. Will train if necessary. Ambition to learn is a must. Excellent work environment....
2 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Bath, NY
Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: using the concepts of four-handed dentistry; assists with specialty procedures including oral surgery, periodontal therapy, endodontic, prosthodontic...
2 days ago
New York, NY
Dental Assistant needed for a small Dental Practice. Must be willing to be trained. To start Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday and more days will be added...
1 day ago
Flushing, NY
Looking for part-time experienced Dental Assistant to work part-time in family practice....
23 hours 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...

Becoming a Student Assistant: Teaching and Mentoring

Student assistants are valuable staff members at the University of Groningen. Currently, over 700 students take up teaching duties, support role functions, governing positions, and many other...

Dental Assistant Fundamentals: 1st Step To Be Professional
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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.


Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in New York 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 (4.2%)
  • 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 New York
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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