Dental Assistant Jobs in Canton, 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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North American Dental Group - Alliance, OH (15 miles from Canton, 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....
4 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Cuyahoga Falls, OH (24 miles from Canton, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Cuyahoga Falls, OH (24 miles from Canton, 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...
6 days ago
Canton Dental Group - Canton, OH (4 miles from Canton, 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
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...
10 days ago
Smile Brands - Carrollton, OH (22 miles from Canton, OH)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
29 days ago
360care - Akron, OH (18 miles from Canton, OH)
Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record and car insurance. Must have completed and passed a two-step Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test....
45+ days ago
Cleveland Clinic - Canton, OH
Job Summary The Dental Assistant assists the dentist(s) in direct provision of primary care dental services to patients....
45+ days ago
Great Expressions - Akron, OH (18 miles from Canton, OH)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
45+ days ago
Aspen Dental - New Philadelphia, OH (24 miles from Canton, OH)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Canton, OH

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

$34,241

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Highest Education Level

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

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