Dental Assistant Jobs in Manchester, 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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Aspen Dental - Harrisburg, PA (15 miles from Manchester, PA)
As a Dental Assistant with an Aspen Dental-branded practice, youll have the support you need to reach your career goals....
8 hours ago
Hanover, PA (23 miles from Manchester, PA)
Greene & Schwartz family Dentistry looking for a full-time EFDA (expanded functions dental assistant)....
9 hours ago
ProRec Resource Solutions - Harrisburg, PA (15 miles from Manchester, PA)
Our dental office client is looking to hire a Dental Assistant with any experience, even if out of college....
3 days ago
Midwest Dental - Manchester, 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
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?...
Heartland Dental - Lancaster, PA (21 miles from Manchester, 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
Bethesda Mission of Harrisburg - Harrisburg, PA (15 miles from Manchester, PA)
Certified to take x-rays.6\....
7 days ago
Elizabethtown, PA (9 miles from Manchester, 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...
7 days ago
York, PA (7 miles from Manchester, PA)
Above and beyond Family dentistry is looking for a full-time Dental assistant....
8 days ago
Smile Brands - Manchester, 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....
10 days ago
Docs Health - Harrisburg, PA (15 miles from Manchester, PA)
Provide Digital x-Rays (BW & PANO). Provide sterilization of instruments....
12 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Lebanon, PA (23 miles from Manchester, PA)
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience as a Senior Clinical Expanded Function Dental Assistant is highly preferred and desired....
12 days ago
Harrisburg, PA (15 miles from Manchester, PA)
If you do not know what an expanded functions dental auxiliary is or do not have a state EFDA license, unfortunately, this job is not for you....
14 days ago
Harrisburg, PA (15 miles from Manchester, PA)
Looking for a Dental Assistant to join our team. Our ideal candidate will have experience with Dentrix and electronic charting, but we will train the right candidate....
14 days ago
UPMC - Harrisburg, PA (15 miles from Manchester, PA)
Completed a structure dental assisting program in four-handed dentistry (or have 3 years of equivalent work experience)....
18 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Manchester, PA

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

$37,229

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Highest Education Level

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

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