Dental Assistant Jobs in Hershey, 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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York, PA (20 miles from Hershey, PA)
A private dental office is looking for an experienced Registered Dental Assistant/ Front Desk Receptionist....
2 days ago
Heartland Dental - York, PA (20 miles from Hershey, PA)
X-Ray Cert required Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
2 days ago
Smilebuilderz - Lancaster, PA (21 miles from Hershey, PA)
Requirements DANB X-ray license One year chairside experience Outstanding verbal and written communication skills Stellar commitment to teamwork Apply View All Jobs...
4 days ago
Heartland Dental - Hershey, PA
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
4 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Lebanon, PA (11 miles from Hershey, PA)
assistant is responsible for the supervision, administrative management, and direction of dental assistants....
4 days ago
Aspen Dental - Harrisburg, PA (13 miles from Hershey, PA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
5 days ago
ProRec Resource Solutions - Harrisburg, PA (13 miles from Hershey, PA)
Our dental office client is looking to hire a Dental Assistant with any experience, even if out of college....
9 days ago
Midwest Dental - Manchester, PA (14 miles from Hershey, PA)
Overview Dental Assistant - EFDA Merit is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
Midwest Dental - Manchester, PA (14 miles from Hershey, PA)
Overview Dental Assistant Merit is now part of the Smile Brands family! Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...
Bethesda Mission of Harrisburg - Harrisburg, PA (13 miles from Hershey, PA)
Certified to take x-rays.6\....
12 days ago
Elizabethtown, PA (6 miles from Hershey, PA)
Fun, energetic and compassionate personality Team player Willing to perform a working interview Required Education & License: PA X-Ray Certification High School or equivalent PA EFDA license Required...
12 days ago
York, PA (20 miles from Hershey, PA)
Above and beyond Family dentistry is looking for a full-time Dental assistant....
13 days ago
Smile Brands - Manchester, PA (14 miles from Hershey, PA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside our talented doctors dedicated to serving patients....
15 days ago
Docs Health - Harrisburg, PA (13 miles from Hershey, PA)
Provide Digital x-Rays (BW & PANO). Provide sterilization of instruments....
17 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Lebanon, PA (11 miles from Hershey, PA)
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience as a Senior Clinical Expanded Function Dental Assistant is highly preferred and desired....
17 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Hershey, PA

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

$35,357

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Highest Education Level

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

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