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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New York, NY
Dental Assistant (Part-Time) 4 - half days/wk (including Saturday) We are looking a dental assistant who has EXPERIENCE, and can take digital X-RAYS....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY
Our clinical assistants work directly with patients of all ages in our clinic assisting the doctor. The position requires working one-on-one with a patient and directly in the mouth. Successful...
2 days ago
New York, NY
Experienced surgical assistant sought for part time position (as little as every other Wednesday, or as much as every Wednesday and alternating Mondays and Fridays). Experience required in either...
2 days ago
Chittenango, NY
Chittenango Family Dental is looking for a Full Time Dental Assistant to join our team. Full time hours Monday-Thursday 7am-5pm. Must have a great work ethic and ability to multi-task....
1 day ago
Jamaica, NY
Looking for experienced dental assistant Take xrays Break up and set up rooms Sterilize instruments Chair side assistance...
1 day ago
Plainview, NY
PART TIME. MUST have 2 years dental experience. Mon 9-5 Tues 8:30am-12:30pm ; Thurs 2-6pm Must be a reliable, self motivated individual. Please fax resume ... or email resume.
1 day ago
White Plains, NY
Dental assistant Full time position Monday through Friday. and some Saturdays Minimum 2 years assisting experience Experienced dental assistant for high-end restorative dental practice in White Plains...
1 day ago
New York, NY
Small midtown dental office looking for experienced dental assistant. 2-3 days/week to start. Familiarity with Easydental and Dexis, as well as itero would be preferred....
1 day ago
Smile Dental - MAHOPAC, NY
A modern dental office seeking a full time or part time dental assistant. Some experience is necessary. Some Saturdays are required....
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Mark L Nevid - Pawling, NY
Assistant Requirements and Qualifications Dental assistant certificate from an accredited vocational school (preferred) 1+ years of dental assisting experience X-ray certification a plus Current BLS...
15 hours ago
New York, NY
Multi specialty practice seeks motivated and reliable individual to fill full time position. Looking for someone who loves what they do and want's to be a part of a great team. Proficiency in...
15 hours ago
Roslyn, NY
General dental practice is looking for a Dedicated dental assistant with EXPERIENCE to join our team....
6 hours ago
Woodhaven, NY
Dental assistant needed for a modern dental practice in queens. Must be experienced and proficient in taking dental X-RAY. please email resume...
2 days ago
New York City, NY
Established General Dental office seeks motivated, responsible, Part Time Dental Assistant to join our TEAM....
2 days ago
Hartsdale, NY
Seeking F/T Dental Assistant for multi-specialty practice. Must be highly organized, reliable, and a team player. Knowledge of Dentrix is a plus! Qualified candidates must have dental experience!...
2 days ago

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