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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Hudson, NY
Multiple specialty provider practice looking for a full time dental assistant/lab tech. Experience not necessary/willing to train. Serious inquiries only....
23 hours ago
New York City, NY
Terrific, professional work environment.....General Dentistry Please include along with your resume the number of years as a dental assistant. Thank you........
23 hours ago
New York, NY
We are looking for an experienced dental assistant to join our team. 4-handed dentistry a must. Skills with implant and surgery assisting preferred....
1 day ago
Jamaica, NY
We are seeking a dental assistant with experience, available to work immediately. Our main concern is patient care and safety....
1 day ago
InGenesis - Fort Drum, NY
Dental Assistant Work Location: Fort Drum, NY InGenesis is currently seeking a Dental Assistant to perform a variety of tasks involving patient care, office, and laboratory duties....
1 day ago
Bronx, NY
We are currently searching for a talented Dental Assistant to join our team!...
2 days ago
New York, NY
Dental Assistant is needed for professional state of the art dental office in Staten Island. Come join our team and discover a whole new experience in dentistry....
2 days ago
New York City, NY
Awesome dental assistant needed for pediatric practice: Looking for a full time dental assistant with experience to join our growing and amazing pediatric dental practice....
1 day ago
Bayside, NY
Dental practice in bayside looking for an experienced dental assistant as full time or part time basis please have dental experience, serious inquiries only. knowledge of digital xrays is a must. candidates...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Liberty, NY
Our Liberty, NY Dental Practice is offering a $300 Sign on Bonus for a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
1 day ago
Joseph Lichter D.D.S. P.C. - Brooklyn, NY
Immediate Position Available We are also looking for an experienced and dedicated Dental Assistant to join our growing high end practice....
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Emblem Health - Albany, NY
Job Description: Dental Assistant II Reports to: Senior Dentist/Dental Director/Business Manager FLSA: Union (non-exempt) Position overview: In addition to performing the duties of a dental assistant...
1 day ago
New York, NY
Dental Assistant wanted for full time position in prestigious upper west side dental office. There are no weekends and no evenings with this position....
2 days ago
New York, NY
We are looking for a part time dental assistant for our Midtown Manhattan practice Monday and Thursday from 9:30am to 7:00pm. Great hourly rate of pay for the right candidate....
2 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Bay Shore, NY
Our Bay Shore dental practice is seeking a Full-Time Dental Assistant!...
1 day 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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Clinical Dental Assistant

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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 (29.4%)
  • 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 New York
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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