Dental Assistant Jobs in Jenkintown, 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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Collegeville, PA (17 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
We are always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals, so if you have a strong work ethic and good people skills and you want to join an state of the art practice, then we encourage you...
2 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (10 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Busy Center City dental office looking for an EFDA or Experienced Dental Assistant with Leadership skills experience in : -Endo -Ortho -General Dentistry -Perio - The Oral Surgery Assistant must have...
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - Media, PA (20 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of PA 2+ years of experience working as a Dental Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them...
University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA (10 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Duties: Serve as Lead Dental Assistant: Facilitate clinic flow of dental assistants to ensure adequate coverage to doctors including performing chairside dental assisting as needed....
2 days ago
Evesboro Dental Associates - Marlton, NJ (20 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Friendly Marlton area general practice office is searching for a part time chairside dental assistant to help us on friday days and anoccasional Saturday....
23 hours ago
Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc - Burlington, NJ (14 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Dental Assistant - Full or Part Time Options available - Sign on Bonus!...
1 day ago
Kids Smiles - Phila, PA (11 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
X-RAY certification, required. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational ability and time management skills....
DentalOne Partners - Pennington, NJ (22 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts - Huntingdon Valley, PA (3 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
We are searching for an energetic team player with amazing communication skills and chairside ability. This applicant should have: a minimum of five years’ experience be devoted to providing the...
DentalOne Partners - Jenkintown, PA
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Dental Care Alliance - Springfield, PA (16 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills: X-ray license in the state of PA 1+ years of experience working as an Orthodontic Assistant At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate...
Community College of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA (10 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Specific Responsibilities Teach Dental Assistant principals and skills to prepare students for the National Entry-Level Dental Assistant credential according to the Dental Assistant National Board (...
2 days ago
Community College of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA (10 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Specific Responsibilities Teach Dental Assistant principals and skills to prepare students for the National Entry-Level Dental Assistant credential according to the Dental Assistant National Board (...
2 days ago
University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA (10 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
Expanded Functions Dental Assistants (EFDA): Same as Dental Assistants (see above) and current EFDA licensure....
1 day ago
Kids Smiles - Philadelphia, PA (6 miles from Jenkintown, PA)
The Dental Assistant is responsible for exposing, developing and mounting dental x-rays and performs various duties pertaining to keeping the view of oral cavity clear and dry....

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Jenkintown, PA

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

$40,459

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Highest Education Level

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

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