Dental Assistant Jobs in Allentown, PA

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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Whitehall, PA (3 miles from Allentown, PA)
Qualified Candidate must be x-ray certified with some dental background and knowledge of dental software a plus. Opening is immediate and full time....
18 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Easton, PA (15 miles from Allentown, PA)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
19 hours ago
Cirocco Dental Center - Center Valley, PA (5 miles from Allentown, PA)
Must be x-ray certified. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: 20.00 Hourly Bonus/Commission: Yes...
14 hours ago
Cirocco Dental Center - Center Valley, PA (5 miles from Allentown, PA)
EFDA wanted for a growing dental office. We are a forward thinking, rapidly growing, state of the art dental office looking to add an EFDA to our practice,. We provide all phases of dentistry...
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3 days ago
Gentle Family Dentistry - Bethlehem, PA (5 miles from Allentown, PA)
Vibrant and technologically advanced dental practice located in Bethlehem, PA seeking an experienced, friendly, energetic, full time dental assistant. Must be x-ray certified....
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3 days ago Gentle Family Dentistry
Cirocco Dental Center - Center Valley, PA (5 miles from Allentown, PA)
EFDA wanted for a growing dental office. We are a forward thinking, rapidly growing, state of the art dental office looking to add an EFDA to our practice,. We provide all phases of dentistry...
5 days ago
Cirocco Dental Center - Center Valley, PA (5 miles from Allentown, PA)
Must be x-ray certified....
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13 days ago
Aspen Dental - Allentown, PA
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
20 days ago
Bethlehem, PA (5 miles from Allentown, PA)
Progressive, fun orthodontic practice seeking Clinical Orthodontic Assistant with two or more years experience. Candidate must possess excellent verbal skills and be people-oriented. Offices...
21 days ago
Quakertown, PA (12 miles from Allentown, PA)
Dental Assistant position available to join our general dentistry practice with a focus on oral health, prevention, and esthetics....
23 days ago
St. Luke's University Health Network - Bethlehem, PA (5 miles from Allentown, PA)
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26 days ago
Easton, PA (15 miles from Allentown, PA)
We are a rapidly growing General Dental office in search of an additional motivated Dental Assistant! We offer opportunity for growth, a supportive atmosphere, and competitive compensation....
45+ days ago
Dental Dynamic Staffing - Allentown, PA
Dental Dynamic Staffing is looking for a Dental Assistant to join our growing team!...
45+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Allentown, PA
Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify High School Diploma or equivalent $500.00- Sign On Bonus for x-ray certified only....
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Dublin, PA (21 miles from Allentown, PA)
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant $2000 Sign on Bonus! Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Allentown, PA

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Allentown, PA

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

$39,644

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Highest Education Level

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

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