Dental Assistant Jobs in Akron, OH

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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Heartland Dental - Wadsworth, OH (11 miles from Akron, OH)
Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients....
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Fairlawn, OH (9 miles from Akron, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
DentalOne Partners - Macedonia, OH (18 miles from Akron, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
2 days ago
Midwest Dental - Macedonia, OH (18 miles from Akron, OH)
Overview Dental Assistant $2,000 Sign on Bonus! Merit Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
DentalOne Partners - Macedonia, OH (18 miles from Akron, OH)
Handed Dentistry- experience with assisting with oral surgery procedures....
DentalOne Partners - Medina, OH (19 miles from Akron, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Midwest Dental - Strongsville, OH (23 miles from Akron, OH)
Overview Dental Assistant - Full Time $2,000 Sign on Bonus! Merit Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Strongsville, OH (23 miles from Akron, OH)
Are you a licensed Dental Assistant that wants to be part of a company that strives to be the BEST in the dental industry? If so, we want to hear from you!...
4 days ago
North American Dental Group - Alliance, OH (22 miles from Akron, OH)
Overview Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit....
5 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Cuyahoga Falls, OH (7 miles from Akron, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Macedonia, OH (18 miles from Akron, OH)
Merit Dental is looking for a talented professional to fill a full-time Dental Assistant position in our Macedonia office (Monday-Thursday 7-5)....
6 days ago
Cuyahoga Falls, OH (7 miles from Akron, OH)
Quality Orthodontic Practice looking for interested individual. Training will be provided. The practice is set up with flexible hours (best for mom's). Benefits include: health insurance, paid...
7 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Brunswick, OH (20 miles from Akron, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Canton Dental Group - Canton, OH (14 miles from Akron, OH)
Full time efda needed for Monday - Friday 8:30- 3:30 Needs to place restorations,sealants, apply flouride, polishing teeth and restorations Document the patients clinical record with detailed...
Canton Dental Group - Canton, OH (18 miles from Akron, OH)
Full time efda needed for Monday - Friday 8:30- 3:30 Needs to place restorations,sealants, apply flouride, polishing teeth and restorationsDocument the patients clinical record with detailed...
11 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Akron, OH

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

$37,054

Highest Education Level

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

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