Dental Assistant Jobs in Independence, 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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DentalOne Partners - Cuyahoga Falls, OH (19 miles from Independence, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Strongsville, OH (10 miles from Independence, 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!...
17 hours ago
Midwest Dental - Strongsville, OH (10 miles from Independence, OH)
Overview Dental Assistant - Full Time $2,000 Sign on Bonus! Merit Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
Macedonia, OH (9 miles from Independence, 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)....
2 days ago
Cuyahoga Falls, OH (19 miles from Independence, 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...
3 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Brunswick, OH (14 miles from Independence, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
DentalOne Partners - Parma, OH (4 miles from Independence, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
DentalOne Partners - Avon, OH (19 miles from Independence, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns, place rubber dam, place amalgam and composite restorations, assist with seating permanent/removable prosthodontics, coronal polishing, sealant placement...
The Centers - Cleveland, OH (7 miles from Independence, OH)
The Centers seeks a Dental Assistant to aide the Dentist in providing Dental Services in the regular and EIP Dental Clinics. Organizes dental clinic intake, and prepare for patient flow....
6 days ago
Nick D Gravino DDS - Bay Village, OH (16 miles from Independence, OH)
Opportunity for permanent part-time hygienist. Become an integral part of an amazing team, in a fantastic environment! At least 18hrs per week - Monday & Thursday. Dental benefits for employee and...
9 days ago
Great Expressions - Seven Hills, OH
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
10 days ago
Hudec Dental - Cleveland, OH (5 miles from Independence, OH)
The primary function of the Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) is to perform high quality work in conjunction with the doctor in accordance with approved procedures validated through the Ohio...
Midwest Dental - Macedonia, OH (9 miles from Independence, OH)
Overview Dental Assistant $1,500 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 - Fairlawn, OH (16 miles from Independence, OH)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
DentalOne Partners - Macedonia, OH (9 miles from Independence, OH)
Handed Dentistry- experience with assisting with oral surgery procedures....

Demographic Data for Independence, OH

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Independence, OH

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

$36,006

Highest Education Level

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

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