Dental Assistant Jobs in Bangor, 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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Legacy Family Dental - Budd Lake, NJ (21 miles from Bangor, PA)
Are you tired of your current position? Need a change? We are seeking a motivated candidate to join our fabulous team. High end practice with multiple locations, so you can always pick up more...
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3 hours ago
Whitehall, PA (22 miles from Bangor, 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....
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Easton, PA (8 miles from Bangor, 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...
1 day ago
Gentle Family Dentistry - Bethlehem, PA (18 miles from Bangor, 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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4 days ago Gentle Family Dentistry
Bartonsville, PA (12 miles from Bangor, PA)
JOB TITLE: Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) (FT) ABOUT US: We are a Dental Practice devoted to providing patients with the personal attention and gentle care that they deserve....
20 days ago
Aspen Dental - Allentown, PA (23 miles from Bangor, PA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
21 days ago
Aspen Dental - Stroudsburg, PA (9 miles from Bangor, PA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
21 days ago
Bethlehem, PA (22 miles from Bangor, 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...
22 days ago
St. Luke's University Health Network - Bethlehem, PA (22 miles from Bangor, PA)
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27 days ago
Aspen Dental - Mount Pocono, PA (20 miles from Bangor, PA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
30+ days ago
Easton, PA (8 miles from Bangor, 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 (23 miles from Bangor, PA)
Dental Dynamic Staffing is looking for a Dental Assistant to join our growing team!...
45+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Allentown, PA (23 miles from Bangor, 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

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Bangor, PA

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

$39,644

Highest Education Level

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

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