Dental Assistant Jobs in Lehigh Valley, 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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Lehigh Valley, PA
compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. employment type: full-time We are looking for a dental assistant with aa Pennsylvania Xray license to join our team....
3 days ago
Gentle Family Dentistry - Bethlehem, PA (2 miles from Lehigh Valley, 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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7 days ago Gentle Family Dentistry
Easton, PA (12 miles from Lehigh Valley, PA)
compensation: See above employment type: employee's choice Our single provider dental office, like most is now closed due to precautions in place for COV-19. We are acquiring a list of temporary...
21 days ago
Sciota, PA (20 miles from Lehigh Valley, PA)
compensation: $30,000-$35,000 employment type: full-time Growing 2 doctor dental practice seeking a full time, high energy dental assistant to join our dental team....
29 days ago
Lehigh Valley, PA
2900 Hamilton Blvd near Reading Road compensation: Hourly wage. employment type: full-time Dental Assistant wanted. M-Th 7:30 5:00. X-ray license required....
29 days ago

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